United States Africa Command

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 >
A delegation from Angola and Mozambique, consisting of journalists and media representatives from various media outlets, visits U.S. Africa Command as part of the AFRICOM Media Visit Program hosted by the AFRICOM public affairs office in Stuttgart, Germany, July 21, 2014. AFRICOM Welcomes Angola and Mozambique Media Delegates A delegation from Angola and Mozambique, consisting of journalists from various media outlets, visits to participate in the AFRICOM Media Visit Program in Stuttgart, Germany, July 21, 2014. Read more >
Lt. Col. (Dr.) Filiep Callewaert, from the European Air Transportation Command (EAATC) and Aeromedical Evacuation Control Center (AECC) in the Netherlands, brief participants of the Command Surgeon’s Conference conducted at the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany at Kelley Barracks, July 15-17, 2014.   The three-day annual conference, organized by the AFRICOM Command Surgeon’s Office, brought together representatives from the command’s component and sub-unified commands, Department of State, and for the first time, European partners which included members from France and Germany and two organizations from the Netherlands.  (Photos by Tech. Sgt. Olufemi A. Owolabi) AFRICOM and European partners learn about sharing medical capabilities More than 40 medical practitioners came together at U.S. Africa Command Event Center to discuss "cultivating and leveraging" partnership during the Command Surgeon’s Conference in Stuttgart, Germany, July 15-17, 2014. Read more >
Captain Peter Driscoll, the team leader for a theater security cooperation team with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14, discusses tactical site exploitation with members of a task force in Gabon, June 13, 2014. A team of 15 Marines and sailors trained with their Gabonese counterparts from the Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux and the Gabonese military and Gendarmerie to demonstrate tactics that could then be applied to combat all types of illicit activities, to include narcotics trafficking. (Photo by 1st Lt. James F. Stenger) Marines, sailors partner with task force in Gabon Marines and sailors from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14 completed a partnership exercise in Gabon, June 28. Read more >
Representative from several African, European and North American nations work together in a small group breakout session during the African Endeavor 2014 conference in Garmisch, Germany.  Africa Endeavor is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored exercise that’s designed to increase the command, control, and communications capacities of African nations by encouraging interoperable tactics, training and procedures, and creating documented standards that support interoperability. (Photo by LCDR Dave Hecht) A Year of “Firsts” as African Endeavor 2014 Kicks Off in Garmisch GARMISCH, Germany - The opening ceremony for African Endeavor consisted of a roll call of nations with representatives, one at a time, standing and being recognized with a round of applause. Read more >