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U.S., Burundian Military Choose to go Far Together 12/26/2013
U.S., Burundian Military Choose to go Far Together With its continued efforts to build the capacity of its partner nations, U.S. Army Africa planners recently coordinated the deployment of a Burundian Light Infantry Battalion of 850 Soldiers and Full Story
U.S. Army Africa, Italian Carabinieri Assist Multinational Trainers in Burkina Faso 12/17/2013
U.S. Army Africa, Italian Carabinieri Assist Multinational Trainers in Burkina Faso Recently, U.S. Army Africa’s Office of the Provost Marshal coordinated training for more than 55 Burkina Faso Forces Gendarmerie to improve and increase their operational capacity in border Full Story
U.S. Supports Peacekeeping Efforts in Central African Republic 12/12/2013
U.S. Supports Peacekeeping Efforts in Central African Republic Two U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and a small command and support team are on the ground in Uganda, preparing to conduct airlift operations in support of ongoing peacekeeping Full Story
Cameroon hosts counter-terrorism cooperation and combatting illicit trafficking symposium 11/25/2013
Combating terrorism and illicit trafficking were the focus of an international audience who gathered recently in Cameroon.  The U.S. Africa Center for Stratetic Studies (ACSS) co-hosted a symposium Full Story
Ugandans Train for Future AMISOM Mission 10/28/2013
Ugandans Train for Future AMISOM Mission A recent U.S. Army Africa organized training event helped prepare a Uganda Peoples' Defense Force military police company for an upcoming deployment to Somalia. Full Story
African senior NCOs and warrant officers support partnerships, leadership capacity during 2013 JWOS 5/22/2013
African WOs, NCOs discuss familiar issues during JWOS13 Thirty-three senior noncommissioned officers and warrant officers from 24 African nations gathered at the Edelweiss Conference Center in Garmisch, Germany to kick off a week long Joint Warrant Full Story
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
Obangame Express 2013 Comes to a Successful Close 3/1/2013
Exercise Obangame Express 2013 Exercise Obangame Express 2013 (OE-13), an at-sea naval exercise focused on counter-piracy and maritime security operations wrapped up in the Gulf of Guinea, Feb. 28. Full Story
State's Carson Says U.S. Supports a "Stable, Prosperous" Nigeria 7/12/2012
Assistant Secretary of State Johnnie Carson affirmed the United States' support for "a stable and prosperous Nigeria" while acknowledging significant remaining challenges to its peace Full Story
U.S. Moves Against Sources of Violence, Instability in Somalia 7/6/2012
The United States has sanctioned six individuals based in Somalia, Kenya and Eritrea for their actions in support of the terrorist group al-Shabaab, which foments violence and instability in Full Story
Signs of Military Professionalism, Cooperation on Rise in Africa 6/27/2012
Dotting the African continent are promising examples of the capable, professional military forces U.S. Africa Command is working to promote.
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Strategy Guides Africa Engagement, Defense Official Says 6/19/2012
The U.S. military is working with partner forces in Africa to build security on the continent, the Pentagon's senior Africa expert said, June 18, 2012.

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U.S. Army Africa Commander Speaks at Vicenza Security Conference 6/11/2012
U.S. AFRICOM Photo Major General David R. Hogg, commander of U.S. Army Africa, was a featured speaker at the September 11 Cultural Association's day-long seminar on Mediterranean security, at the Vicenza Centro Full Story
U.S. Supports Pushback Against Lord's Resistance Army 4/26/2012
For more information on U.S. policy to counter the Lord's Resistance Army, see video and testimony transcripts at Full Story
For African Anti-Terrorism, Region Must Lead, but U.S. Is Helping 4/26/2012
Porous borders and weak security institutions have heightened the threat posed by violent groups in East and West Africa, and the United States is working with countries in both regions to counter
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Experts Discuss Hunt for LRA and Security-Sector Reform in Central African Republic 4/12/2012
The appearance of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the Central African Republic and the lingering presence of rebel groups have overwhelmed the country's small military, regional Full Story
African Partnership Flight Capstone Exercise Puts Lessons Learned to the Test 3/23/2012

Ghanaian, Benin, Togolese, Senegalese, Nigerian and U.S. Air Force members hit the flightline loading, guarding and marshalling aircraft March 21, 2012 for the African Partnership Flight 12-2 Full Story

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa Partners with Ugandan AU Forces in Counter-Terrorism Combat Engineering 3/15/2012

A small team of Marines with U.S. Marine Forces Africa (MARFORAF) traveled to Kampala, Uganda in March 2012 to train soldiers of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) in counter-terrorism Full Story

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