On Thursday, Feb. 26, member of the American Chamber of Commerce, Germany paid a visit to U.S. Africa Command to learn more about the Combatant Command. Check out the video to learn more about their visit.
Game rangers in Tanzania play an important role in the country's economy by fighting poaching in the region. Air Force Staff Sergeant Jessica Wolter takes us to the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania where these rangers are getting new supplies and training from the U.S. Government.
Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the United States and several international organizations began the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime Exercise Cutlass Express.
In East Africa, access to clean, drinkable water can mean the difference between life and death. Air Force Staff Sergeant Jessica Wolter takes us to Tanzania where the U.S. and Tanzania governments are providing safe water through water catchments.
A good education can lay the foundation for a brighter future. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jessica Wolter takes us to Tanzania where the U.S. and Tanzania governments are partnering to build that education with cement and steel.
The cornerstone of any military organization is a well-trained, well-organized force. Air Force Staff Sergeant Jessica Wolter takes us to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania where the US and Tanzania governments are working together to build that force by completing the Tanzania Defense Intelligence College.
Planning begins to finish construction of the Tanzania Defense Intelligence College, the World Food Program steps in to help with resupply operations to Ebola treatment units, and Soldiers with 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) celebrate the holidays.
In this week's AFRICOM Update, AFRICOM's Commander, GEN. David Rodriguez speaks to the press on a variety of topics at the Pentagon while in South Africa, AFRICOM in sponsoring a program that will help educate thousands of disadvantaged children. And finally, the holiday spirit is alive and well as the command Christmas tree is official lit. Reporting by Lt. Commander Dave Hecht, USN.
United States Africa Command, in concert with interagency and international partners, builds defense capabilities, responds to crisis
In this week's AFRICOM Update, senior policy fellows from the Council on Foreign Relations meet with AFRICOM leaders, while journalists from the countries Malawi and Botswana get an inside look at AFRICOM headquarters.
In this week's AFRICOM update, we bring you the latest on Operation United Assistance as well as a sneak peak of a conference at AFRICOM headquarters. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Klutts reporting.
At the request of the Department of Health and Human Services, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered U.S. Northern Command to establish a military team that could respond quickly, effectively and safely in the event of new cases of Ebola in the country. The unit is composed of nurses, doctors and trainers who specialize in infectious diseases.
In this episode of Ask the Expert, USO President and CEO Dr. J.D. Crouch, II, discusses the USO's relationship with the military and how the nonprofit organization intends to help service members and their families in Europe and Africa.
This week's AFRICOM UPDATE continue to focus on Operation United Assistance. Support from the U.S. government continues to stream into West Africa as the region suffers through the worst Ebola Outbreak in human history.
For more information on OPERATION UNITED ASSISTANCE, click here: http://www.africom.mil/operation-united-assistance
18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Army General Martin E. Dempsey talks about the U.S. military mission in West Africa as well as precautions in place to ensure the safety of the service members addressing the Ebola crisis.
Radio communications in a Maritime Operations Center (MOC) are key in helping to counter illegal activities on the seas. Lance Cpl. Hillary Leon, Seychelles Coast Guard Radio Operator, talks about the importance of communication between the MOC and ships during Exercise Cutlass Express. Exercise Cutlass Express 2013 is a multinational maritime exercise in the waters off East Africa to improve cooperation, tactical expertise and information sharing among East African maritime forces in order to increase maritime safety and security in the region.
Video by Staff Sgt. Ashley Manz
Cutlass Express is a multinational maritime exercise in the waters off East Africa to improve cooperation, tactical expertise and information sharing among East African maritime forces, in order to increase maritime safety and security in the region.
Seychelles Coast Guard team leader talks about uncooperative suspects and importance of teamwork. Exercise Cutlass Express 2013 is a multinational maritime exercise in the waters off East Africa to improve cooperation, tactical expertise and information sharing among East African maritime forces in order to increase maritime safety and security in the region.
Video by Staff Sgt. Antoinette Gibson
Multinational maritime forces practice boarding and clearing a vessel during Exercise Cutlass Express 2013 in Djibouti. Cutlass Express is a U.S. Africa Command-sponsored, Navy-led exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security off East Africa. Interview: Lt. Col Ibrahim Hamad, Sudan Navy, Deputy Chief of Staff. Produced by Staff Sergeant Antoinette Gibson.