Where was the USS Mount Whitney stationed in May 2008?
The 400 Marines that are on the USS Mount Whitney had begun to transit to Camp Lemonier in May. I found this information on Camp Lemonier Camp Lemonier (or Camp Le Monier) is a United States Navy base, specifically a Forward Operating Site, situated in Djibouti and is home to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) of the United States Central Command. It was established as the primary base in the region for the support of Operation Enduring Freedom – Horn of Africa (OEF-HOA). It is a former military barracks of the French Foreign Legion. After negotiations between March-May 2001, the Djiboutian government allowed for the base’s use by the United States, providing for demining, humanitarian, and counter-terrorism efforts, and it now serves as the location from which United States and Coalition forces are operating in the Horn of Africa. The agreement made by officials from the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti signed an access agreement with the Djiboutian government for not on