2013: US, Coalition partners conducted mass casualty exercise in the Horn of Africa

Service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, conducted a mass casualty exercise to test the base’s capabilities in the event of an emergency, Nov. 20, 2013.

“Our goals are to test our ability to react to multiple disasters simultaneously and the response,” said U.S. Navy Capt. Rom Stevens, Surgeon for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA).

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and civilians joined together to provide emergency services, such as mass casualty care, mortuary services and air evacuation. …


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