United States Africa Command

NAPLES, Italy (March. 2, 2015) Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm. James Foggo, III, welcomes Gabon navy Chief Rear Adm. Yves Keba Malekou as he arrives for the 2015 Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Course Africa at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, March 2, 2015. During this weeklong CFMCC course, facilitated by the U.S. Naval War College, 33 senior naval leaders from maritime countries in Europe and Africa will participate in seminars and discussions focusing on the effective employment of naval forces in a joint, coalition or interagency environment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel P. Schumacher/Released) Military Naval leaders gather for week long maritime summit U.S. Naval course brings 33 naval leaders from Africa and Europe to discuss maritime issues of mutual concern in effort to improve war-fighting capability. Read more >
“A Century of Black Life, History and Culture” served as the theme for this year’s Black History Month celebration, held at Kelley Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, Feb. 26, 2015.  Performances by the Patch High School and Stuttgart Gospel Service Choirs and a dance from the play “Her Stories” highlighted the accomplishments of African Americans over the past century. (U.S. Africa Command photos by Brenda Law/Released)  Black History Month celebrated with music, dance and food The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart teamed with AFRICOM to host this year's Black History Month celebration. Read more >
face capture for billboard #2 AMCHAM Members Visit AFRICOM On Thursday, Feb. 26, member of the American Chamber of Commerce, Germany paid a visit to U.S. Africa Command to learn more about the Combatant Command. Check out the video to learn more about their visit. Read more >
Joint terminal attack controllers from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force and French 3rd Maine Artillery Regiment observe the exercise during a bilateral close air support training exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Feb. 4, 2015. The event was part of a scheduled bilateral CAS exercise between a contingent of MEU Marines and French soldiers and sailors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma) Close Air Support Training in Djibouti French and U.S. coalition forces conducted live and simulated close air support exercise in Arta. Read more >
Placeholder AFRICOM Hosts Defense Institution Building Conference U.S. Africa Command hosted a Defense Institution Building (DIB) Conference in Garmisch, Germany, February 18-20. Click the link below to find out what DIB is all about and why it's important for security and stability on the African Continent. Read more >
Exercise Flintlock 15 Begins in Chad Troops from 28 nations are participating in AFRICOM's premier special operations exercise. Read more >