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Oxford University hosts maritime experts from AFRICOM and Nigerian Navy 11/5/2013
Oxford University hosts maritime experts from AFRICOM and Nigerian Navy When Oxford University recently conducted a forum on maritime security, they called upon U.S. Africa Command to provide the experts to address the audience of more than 50 academics from across Full Story
African Partnership Station Marines Engage with Beninese Soldiers 10/29/2013
APS Marines engage with Beninese soldiers United States Marines and sailors with Africa Partnership Station 13 continued their tour down the Western coast of Africa October 8, 2013. Dozens of troops met with Benin Armed Full Story
Africa Partnership Station Delivers School Supplies in Ghana 10/8/2013
Africa Partnership Station Delivers School Supplies in Ghana Ghana is one of several countries throughout the western region of Africa where the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is delivering school supplies to reinforce existing partnerships with African nations. Go to Album
International Marine Task Force Embarks Dutch Ship for Africa Partnership Station West Africa Engagements 9/3/2013
International Marine Task Force Embarks Dutch Ship for Africa Partnership Station West Africa Engagements An international task force of Marines embarked the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock HNLMS Rotterdam (L800) Aug. 30 as part of a 3-month comprehensive effort to strengthen Full Story
Regional African Air Chiefs Symposium Emphasizes Partnerships 8/26/2013
Regional African Air Chiefs Symposium Emphasizes Partnerships As the 2013 Regional African Air Chiefs Conference came to a close here Aug. 22, some of the U.S. and African leaders in attendance shared their thoughts on the event. Full Story
Secretary of the Navy Attends School Opening in Ghana, Reinforces U.S.-Ghanaian Relationship 8/21/2013
Secretary of the Navy Attends School Opening in Ghana, Reinforces U.S.-Ghanaian Relationship GHANA (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a visit to Ghana Aug. 20 where he met with Ghanaian government and military officials to discuss maritime security issues in the region and Full Story
Carter Discusses Security Partnership With Leaders in Ethiopia 7/26/2013
Carter Visits Government and Military Leaders in Ethiopia Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with senior government and military leaders here to discuss the U.S.-Ethiopia security partnership and shared interests in East African security challenges, Full Story
Carter Visits Government and Military Leaders in Ethiopia 7/25/2013
Carter Visits Government and Military Leaders in Ethiopia U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter meets with government officials and members of the Ethiopian National Defense Force at the ENDF Headquarters, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 24, 2013. Go to Album
Ghana, U.S. Teachers Meet during Western Accord 13 7/8/2013
Ghana, U.S. Teachers Meet during Western Accord 13 While in Accra, Ghana for exercise Western Accord 2013, 1st Lt. Matt Nielson and "JJ" Fankhanel, 141st Menouver Enhancment Brigade, North Dakota National Guard, befriended Noble Kofi Nazzah, a local Full Story
Western Accord 13 Begins Command Post Exercise 7/1/2013
Western Accord 13 Begins Command Post Exercise Ghana Armed Forces along with U.S. Army Africa concluded week one of Western Accord 13 and began a command post exercise June 24 at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center, Accra, Full Story
APS Helps Improve Maritime Security in Togo 5/17/2013
APS Helps Improve Maritime Security in Togo Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Allen Hodges, right, from the Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST), based in Norfolk, Va., gives outboard engine maintenance training to Togolese Go to Photo
100th ARW Flies 100th Refueling Mission for French Operations in Mali 3/20/2013
100th ARW Flies 100th Refueling Mission for French Operations in Mali SOUTHWEST EUROPE -- Airmen flying KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, completed the 100th refueling mission March 17, 2013, supporting French fighter Full Story
Saharan Express 2013 Reaches Maritime Stakeholders 3/12/2013
Saharan Express 2013 Reaches Maritime Stakeholders Saharan Express 2013 Reaches Maritime Stakeholders. Fourteen nations are participating in SE-13 including Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, France, The Gambia, Liberia, Mauritania, Morocco, The Full Story
"Bloody Hundredth" flies back into action 2/1/2013
French Mirage fighter and U.S. Air Force KC-135 More than 100 Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England deployed Jan. 26 to a location in Western Europe in support of international military operations in Mali. The Full Story
Nigerian Delegates Participate in AFRICOM Media Visit Program 1/30/2013
Nigerian Delegates Participate in AFRICOM Media Visit Program A delegation of 11 Nigerians, consisting of military members and members of the Nigerian media, visited the commands headquarters during a visit to U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany, January Go to Album
Assisting the French in Mali 1/24/2013
French troops walk to C-17 The United States Air Force began transporting French soldiers and military equipment January 21, 2013, from Istres, France, to Bamako, Mali, in support of French military operations in Mali. C-17 Go to Album
AFRICOM Commander Addresses Concerns, Potential Solutions in Mali 1/24/2013
General Ham at Howard University The commander of U.S. Africa Command today shared lessons learned from what he called shortcomings in the U.S.-Malian training program which have contributed to turmoil in the African nation. Army Full Story
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