Prevent Future Conflicts

...by working with African militaries and regional partners to address security concerns and increase stability on the continent.


Media Releases for Prevent Future Conflicts

Soldiers Prepare to Support Evacuation Operations in Juba 12/26/2013
Soldiers Prepare to Support Evacuation Operations in Juba Soldiers of the East Africa Response Force, a Djibouti-based joint team, prepare to support evacuation operations in Juba, South Sudan. At the request of the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Go to Album
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
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
Africa Center and U.S. Embassy Sponsor Symposium on Natural Resources and Conflict Prevention in Tanzania 6/6/2013
Africa Center and U.S. Embassy Sponsor Symposium on Natural Resources and Conflict Prevention in Tanzania A group of 71 security sector experts and students from the Tanzania National Defence College, academic institutions, the Ministry of Defence, non-profit organizations, Tanzanian Parliamentarians Full Story
U.S. Marines, Sailors Train Senegalese Military 6/3/2013
US Marines, Sailors Train Senegalese Military U.S. Marines and Sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 13 began training Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commandos in Dakar, Senegal, Recently. Full Story
TRANSCRIPT: General Ham Discusses U.S. AFRICOM objectives and Africa security issues at Brown University 12/19/2012
The U.S. military is not an independent actor in Africa, and its efforts support larger U.S. government objectives and shared security interests with African partners, according to General Carter Full Story
Going Farther by Going Together: Building Partner Capacity in Africa 11/27/2012
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 Full Story
Panetta Details Steps Needed to End al-Qaeda Threat 11/21/2012
For the United States and its allies, ending the al-Qaida threat calls for a modified military footprint, close work with partners and continued U.S. involvement in regions of the world where Full Story
Marines, West Africans Train for Peace 8/17/2012
U.S. AFRICOM Photo During Exercise Western Accord 2012 in Thies, Senegal, U.S. Marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen reservists trained and lived alongside their West African partners to build military Full Story
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