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U.S. Africa Command expands base in Djibouti

Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force Horn Africa, in Djibouti, unload a Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.  /U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Timothy Wilson

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has been expanding military facilities in Djibouti. The Defense Department has awarded contracts to enhance and expand its military base at Camp Lemonnier. Officials said the effort was meant to accommodate increased air traffic of military supplies to the Arab League state. On Aug. 17, the U.S. [...]

August 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Africa / Europe,Djibouti,Exclusives,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Military | Read More »

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