United States Africa Command

 
140821-N-YT963-024 STUTTGART, Germany (Aug. 21, 2014) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens records an interview with American Forces Network Stuttgart in the U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs Studio during his visit to the Stuttgart area Aug. 21. MCPON is in Northern Europe visiting Sailors as part of a fleet engagement to the area (U.S. Africa Command photo by Petty Officer First Class D. Keith Simmons) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens visits Stuttgart Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Mike Stevens, visited with sailors during a trip to U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany, Aug. 20-21, 2014. Read more >
Soldiers from the 407th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team taught Soldiers from the 2/16th Infantry Battalion crucial skills during a field sanitation course during the month of August, here. Soldiers Teaching Soldiers; Helping to Save Lives Soldiers from the 407th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team taught Soldiers from the 2/16th Infantry Battalion crucial skills during a field sanitation course. Read more >
Capt. Arwyn Raina, brigade surgeon (left), and Spc. Kathryn Pollock, combat medic (right), 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, review an information guide book during a visit to the town of Salima, Malawi, July 16, 2014. The U.S. and other partner nations are working together to ensure they have a common ability to conduct peacekeeping and humanitarian support operations throughout Southern Africa. U.S., Southern Africa Strategic Partnership Takes Center Stage during Exercise Southern Accord 14 More than 220 officers and NCOs from 10 African countries gathered to share knowledge and exchange ideas at Exercise Southern Accord 14. Read more >
A delegation of senior African military officers visited the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014. The visit is part of U.S. Africa Command’s ongoing military-to-military (M2M) familiarization program. The 10-person delegation also visited Camp Pendleton, the Marine-Air Ground Combat Center at 29 Palms, Space and Naval Warfare Command and the USS Midway Museum during their 6-day visit from Aug. 11-16, 2014. Photo by U.S. Navy Lt. Amy Forsythe, U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs Office/Released. AFRICOM sponsors African military officer visit at U.S. Marine base in San Diego U.S. Marines at Camp Pendleton’s Edson Range welcomed a group of military officers from various African nations in a military-to-military engagement program sponsored by U.S. Africa Command. Read more >
Musician 3rd Class Andrew Erwin, Musician 3rd Class Ben Strickland and Musician 2nd Class Justin Malizia, members of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band, perform a traditional Mauritanian song with musicians from the Musee de la Force Armee Nationale during a cooperative exchange. The band is in Mauritania for performances and engagements to enhance U.S.-Mauritania relations and build ties with their musical counterparts. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g. Christopher Cornette/Released) U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band Builds Ties with Mauritanian Musicians The U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band visited Mauritania for performances and engagements to enhance U.S.-Mauritania relations. Read more >
Commander U.S. Africa Command, General David M. Rodriguez (left) presents the Combined Federal Campaign Overseas FY14 check with Constance Baker, CFCO program manager for U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command to U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Commander, Col. John Stack, and Garrison Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. Lynice Thorpe. The check, a sum of $18,994, is a collection of donations from U.S. Africa Command staff and will support the garrison communities. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class D. Keith Simmons) AFRICOM, Combined Federal Campaign Present Check to Garrison The check, a sum of $18,994, is a collection of donations from U.S. Africa Command staff and will support the garrison communities. Read more >