United States Africa Command

U.S. Army Gen. David Rodriguez at the closing ceremony for Flintlock, Mar. 9, 2015, N'Djamena, Chad. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jessica Espinosa, U.S. Special Operations Command Africa/RELEASED) AFRICOM Commander Briefs Senate Armed Services Committee “In the past year, we achieved progress in several areas through close cooperation with our allies and partners” - Gen. David M. Rodriguez Read more >
AFRICOM Update, Episode 48 In this episode, the Wounded Warrior Project visits AFRICOM Headquarters. Read more >
U.S. Marine Sgt. Kyle Kimbriel, right, the noncommissioned officer in charge of the Theater Security Cooperation team with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa, helps a Tanzanian park ranger aim an AKM assault rifle in the prone position during a combat marksmanship class at the Selous Game Reserve in Matambwe, Tanzania, March 3, 2015. The Marines and Sailors will spend the next several weeks teaching the Tanzanian park rangers infantry skills such as patrolling, offensive tactics, land navigation and mounted operations to aid in countering illicit trafficking. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lucas J. Hopkins/Released)
US Marines, Tanzanian Rangers Train to Fight Trafficking Marines and Sailors conducted small unit tactics training with Tanzanian park rangers at the Selous Game Reserve in Matambwe, Tanzania, March 2-3. Read more >
President Obama Delivers a Message to the Nigerian People A brief message from the U.S. President to the people of Nigeria on the upcoming election for president in their country and the importance of voting. Read more >
 Ivory Coast boarding team members establish perimeter security aboard the German navy vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) March 21, 2015 during an illegal fishing training scenario as part of Obangame Express 2015. Obangame Express is a U.S. Africa Command-sponsored multinational maritime exercise designed to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Raul Pacheco/Released) Exercise Obangame Express 2015 Enhances Gulf of Guinea Boarding teams from five Gulf of Guinea countries are using the German navy frigate FGS Brandenburg (F215) to enhance their abilities to complete visit, board, search and seizure operations during Exercise Obangame Express from March 19 to 27, 2015. Read more >
Sergeants Maj. Jerryn McCarroll and Ron La Fond present the Top Student award to Staff Sgt. Tiwonge Munthali, Malawi Defence Force, at the Peace Support Building, Malawi Armed Forces College, Salima, Malawi Nov. 14. Earning an academic 95 percent grade point average, Munthali distinguished herself as the top honor graduate. (U.S. Army Africa photo by Warrant Officer Linda Chikondi) Africa’s Premier Senior Enlisted Course Gains Momentum U.S. Army Africa’s senior noncommissioned officers take a step back as Malawi Defence Force soldiers take charge instructing their own at the Malawi Sergeants Major Course, located in the city of Salima, Malawi. Read more >