United States Africa Command

Major General Darryl Williams and U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac (left to right under the umbrella) speak to Project Superintendent, James Nebleeh, at Samuel K. Doe stadium, where an Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) is being constructed.  More personnel and supplies, are expected to arrive in Monrovia in the coming days. First Shipment of the Ramped Up U.S. Military Response to Ebola Arrives in Liberia A C-17 U.S. military aircraft arrived in Liberia Thursday with the first shipment of increased U.S. military equipment and personnel for the anti-Ebola fight, which was promised by President Barack Obama. Read more >
Nigerian Navy Capt. Saidu Garba presents his nation’s Africa Partnership Station (APS) brief during the APS Annual Planning Conference held at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples. APS, established in 2007, is a collaborative international security cooperation initiative aimed at improving maritime safety and security in the waters surrounding Africa by developing African maritime forces’ information sharing practices, response capabilities, and regional interoperability. Maritime Professionals Gather in Naples for APS Annual Planning Conference Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. began a 3-day conference aimed to enhance collaborative efforts to achieve maritime security in Africa, Sept. 15. Read more >
The commander of U.S. Air Forces Africa, Gen. Frank Gorenc talks one on one with AFN before the opening ceremony of the 4th Annual African Air Chiefs Symposium, Sept. 9, 2014, in Douala, Camerron. Gen. Gorenc talked about growing partnerships, building our combined capabilities together so that we can promote security, prosperity and human dignity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Patrick Mitchell) 4th Annual African Air Chiefs Symposium begins Military leaders of 17 African nations and the United States have gathered for the fourth annual African Air Chiefs Symposium to discuss air force capabilities and important regional issues. Read more >
Cpl. Tyler Furman (center), an infantryman with Security Cooperation Team- 1, prepares members of the Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commandos, or COFUMACO, for a magazine reloading competition in Toubacouta, Senegal, Aug. 28, 2014. The competition was part of a joint-training engagement between U.S. Marines, Coast Guard, and the COFUMACO. (Courtesy Photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Neumann) SP-MAGTF Africa 14 Marines, Coastguardsmen, Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commandos Train-the-Trainer A train-the-trainer theater security cooperation engagement is underway in Toubacouta, Senegal. Read more >
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Tamalia Adams, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Contingency Contracting Office contracting officer, speaks to local Djibouti venders during a business exchange Sept. 2, 2014, at the Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti. The business exchange was held to build relationships and working partnerships with the local vendors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka) Business Exchange builds CJTF-HOA, Camp Lemonnier and Djibouti on Working Relationships The Djibouti Chamber of Commerce, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier came together for a Business Exchange in Djibouti. Read more >