In 2006, NAVCENT assumes responsibility for the Joint Task Force Horn of Africa mission
. CLFNC is fully prepared to support an expanded scheme of maneuver throughout the NAVCENT region for the foreseeable future.
11, 2001, but he sees the Horn of Africa mission
as the "front end of the war on terror," and he likes the way the war is being waged.
In 2010, the team maintained a record 55 aircraft and kept the over-50-year-old jets flying nearly 50,000 sorties in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Horn of Africa missions