Public affairs for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division announced that, “The company will be the East Africa Response Force working under the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa.”
The press release summarized the mission of the EARF.
“We are going to Djibouti to be on standby in case anything occurs with any of the embassies,” said Sgt. 1st Class Raul Lopez, First Sergeant of Co. B. “We are joining nearby countries to reinforce and support.”