Going Farther by Going Together: Building Partner Capacity in Africa
U.S. Africa Command Director of Strategy, Plans and Programs (J5)
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in Issue 67, 4th Quarter 2012, of the Joint Force Quarterly, a military journal published by the National Defense University for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to inform members of the U.S.
See PDF version with maps/illustrations: 2012 Posture Statement
In testimony before Congress March 9, 2010, the commander of U.S. Africa Command provided an overview of the strategic environment in Africa, explained U.S. AFRICOM's strategic approach, and showed how security cooperation efforts promote
General Carter Ham outlined his objectives during a confirmation hearing with the Senate Armed Services Committee November 18, 2010.
"If confirmed, I look forward to building upon the command's efforts, to continue expanding
Testifying for the first time since U.S. Africa Command achieved Unified Command Status, General William E. Ward outlined the command's activities, strategies, and programs before the Senate Armed Services Committee, March 17, 2009.