Counselor to Secretary of State Meets AFRICOM Leadership

Counselor to Secretary of State Meets AFRICOM Leadership

Ambassador Thomas Shannon, counselor to the U.S. Secretary of State, meets with the leadership of U.S. Africa Command during a visit to the command’s headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, April 15, 2014. This is Shannon’s first visit to the command.

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AFRICOM Update Episode 7

AFRICOM Update Episode 7

Below is the link to the video of AFRICOM Update for April 7-13, 2014.

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Ghana and U.S. Maritime Forces Complete Combined Maritime Law Enforcement Operation

Ghana and U.S. Maritime Forces Complete Combined Maritime Law Enforcement Operation

For the past three weeks, Ghanaian and U.S. maritime forces have carried out AMLEP operations in support of maritime security in Sekondi, Ghana.

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April is Military Month of the Child

April is Military Month of the Child

Spouses of senior enlisted military leaders share a message about military kids and their sacrifices. Click on READ MORE for a link to their video message!

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Africa Presents Challenges, Opportunities to U.S. Command

Africa Presents Challenges, Opportunities to U.S. Command

The African continent presents significant opportunities and challenges, said AFRICOM Commander Army Gen. David M. Rodriguez, during a press briefing at the Pentagon April 8, 2014.

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Ghana Defence Chief visits AFRICOM

Ghana Defence Chief visits AFRICOM

Vice Adm. Mathew Quashie, Chief of Defence for the Ghana Armed Forces, traveled from Ghana to meet with leaders of U.S. Africa Command

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Obangame Exercise 2014 Improves Maritime  Expertise and Cooperation between African Partners

Obangame Exercise 2014 Improves Maritime Expertise and Cooperation between African Partners

Obangame Exercise 2014 is a Gulf of Guinea-based multinational maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation, interdiction expertise and information sharing among West and Central African maritime force in order to increase maritime safety and security in the region.

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1 Counselor to Secretary of State Meets AFRICOM Leadership
2 AFRICOM Update Episode 7
3 Ghana and U.S. Maritime Forces Complete Combined Maritime Law Enforcement Operation
4 April is Month of the Military Child
5 Africa Presents Challenges, Opportunities to U.S. Command
6 Ghana Chief of Defence visits AFRICOM
7 Obangame Exercise2014  Improves Maritime  Expertise and Cooperation of African Partners

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