Partnerships

‘USA Friendship Day’ Highlights Djibouti Trade Fair

Dec. 10, 2018

For deployed service members, participating in host-nation cultural events is an important part of the Defense Department’s effort to build and strengthen partnerships around the world. In Djibouti, service members and civilian employees of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa took part in the first USA Friendship Day at the Djibouti International Trade Fair. 

Three men stand at a both during a trade fair
Friendship Day
Service members deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and U.S. Embassy personnel, take part in the first USA Friendship Day at the Djibouti International Trade Fair at the Palise du Peuple in Djibouti City, Dec. 8, 2018.
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph R
VIRIN: 181208-N-QK843-374
A child plays with a football next to a man at a trade fair
Friendship Day
Service members deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and U.S. Embassy personnel, take part in the first USA Friendship Day at the Djibouti International Trade Fair at the Palise du Peuple in Djibouti City, Dec. 8, 2018.
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph R
VIRIN: 181208-N-QK843-362

A group of men and women pose for a photo
Friendship Day
Service members deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and U.S. Embassy personnel, take part in the first USA Friendship Day at the Djibouti International Trade Fair at the Palise du Peuple in Djibouti City, Dec. 8, 2018.
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph R
VIRIN: 181208-N-QK843-593