United States Africa Command

U.S. Marine Sgt Andrew McClure, Bravo Company, 407th Civil Affairs Battalion civil affairs specialist speaks with Djiboutian cadets July 21, 2014, at the Arta Interservice Military Academy in Djibouti. McClure spoke with cadets about military values as part of an English discussion group that included watching portions of the movie “We Were Soldiers.” The 407th CA BN falls under the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. Joint service members at CJTF-HOA work to enhance joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational partnerships to enable troop contributing countries to the African Union Mission in Somalia neutralize violent extremist organizations.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dillon White) CJTF-HOA Personnel Share English through Military Exchange Arta Interservice Military Academy cadets worked by communicating everything in English with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa service members July 23, 2014, at the AMIA in Djibouti. Read more >
U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, left,  welcomes Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina as he arrives for the opening ceremony of the  Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Mozambique Unveils Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Plans Mozambique in partnership with the U.S. Africa Command has unveiled its Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Plans. Read more >
General David M. Rodriguez, U.S. Africa Command commander, responds to questions from members of the Angola and Mozambique media representatives during a media briefing at the command headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, July 25, 2014.  AFRICOM hosts media delegation from Angola and Mozambique Journalists from Angola and Mozambique spent a week in Stuttgart learning about U.S. Africa Command. Read more >
The AFRICOM Olympics are right around the corner; Friday, August 8, 2014.  The opening ceremony begins at 0800.  Nearly all of the events will take place on Kelley Barracks with the exception of the bowling competition which will be held in the bowling alley on Panzer Kaserne. You have questions, we've got answers: AFRICOM Olympics The AFRICOM Olympics are right around the corner; Friday, August 8, 2014. The opening ceremony begins at 0800. Read more >