Welcome to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti

Camp Lemonnier is the primary base of operations for U.S. Africa Command in the Horn of Africa.

Installation Information

Camp Lemonnier provides, operates and sustains superior service in support of combat readiness and security of ships, aircraft, detachments and personnel for regional and combatant command requirements; and enables operations in the Horn of Africa while fostering positive U.S.-African Nation relations. Camp Lemonnier is a U.S. Navy led installation operated by Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Central via U.S. Naval Forces Africa and Commander, Navy Installations Command.

The Base supports approximately 4,000 U.S., joint and allied forces military and civilian personnel and U.S. Department of Defense contractors. Additionally, the base provides employment for approximately 1,000 local and third country nation workers.

  • Both men and women took part in this year's Captain's Cup Bench Press Competition on April 23. The bench press marks the last weekend event of Captain's Cup events for all team participants. Moreover, April 29 will conclude the month-long series of sporting events and games. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Drae Parker/Released)
  • CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (May 11, 2016) Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 22 (NMCB 22) and Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, assigned to the San-Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) unloads equipment off Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 43 and 62, on the beach of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Drae Parker/Released)
  • Chaplain Services held a CREDO Personal Growth Retreat for service members April 15-17 at Camp Lemonnier. A CREDO PGR is an opportunity for individuals to understand themselves better, develop new perspectives in relationships with others, and identify inner resources to strengthen their personal lives. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Drae Parker)
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