CJTF-HOA Senior Leaders pose for a Picture at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 1, 2015 Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior leaders (from left), U.S. Air Force Col. James Kriesel, Chief of Staff, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Alexander Krongard, Deputy Commander, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby, Commanding General and U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Senior Enlisted Leader, pose for a picture at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 1, 2015. Krongard ends his one year assignment to CJTF-HOA with a Transition of Authority ceremony on Jan 16. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie)
Retired U.S. Army General Norman Schwarzkopf once said, “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character.” The Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa is privileged to have had this type of leadership over the past year.
On Jan. 16, 2015, Rear Adm. Alexander Krongard ends his assignment with CJTF-HOA during the Transition of Authority ceremony, after serving one year as CJTF-HOA Deputy Commander. Although he is leaving the command, the positive impact of Krongard’s leadership will resonate long after his departure.
“Rear Admiral Krongard has been an inspiration and an expert leader to the men and women of CJTF-HOA,” said Maj. Gen. Wayne […]