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January 2013

AFRICOM Family Resiliency Program Strengthens Marriages And Families 1/29/2013
AFRICOM Family Resiliency Program Thirty enlisted couples of U.S. Africa Command and their families gathered in Garmisch for a three-day family program focused on strengthening marriages and their families. The first ever Command Full Story
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
AFRICOM Works to ‘Go Far’ With Partners, General Says 1/24/2013
General Ham speaks at Howard University There are many challenges across the African continent, but there are also seldom-talked-about opportunities and successes, U.S. Africa Command’s leader said here today. Army Gen. Carter F. Ham Full Story
U.S. Airlift of French forces to Mali 1/24/2013
U.S. Airlift French forces to Mali Quotes from Leadership"We have a responsibility to go after al Qaeda wherever they are. And we've gone after them in the FATA (Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas). We're going after them Full Story
DOD Provides Airlift Support to Algeria Attack Victims 1/23/2013
The United States has provided airlift support to the Algerian government in the wake of recent terrorist attacks at a natural gas plant, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little told reporters here Full Story
Pentagon Spokesman Commends France's Efforts in Mali 1/23/2013
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little today praised French allies and said the United States will continue providing intelligence and airlift support against an al-Qaida-affiliated group in Full Story
Dempsey: France Requests U.S. Enablers for Forces in Mali 1/17/2013
The French government has asked for U.S. military assistance for their actions against an al-Qaida-affiliated group in Mali, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today. Full Story
Panetta: U.S. Support to French in Mali Aimed at al-Qaida 1/14/2013
SECDEF Panetta U.S. and French defense leaders are hammering out details of intelligence, logistics and airlift assistance the United States will provide to French forces in Mali, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta Full Story
One Health training in Moroto improves local infrastructure, builds relationships 1/11/2013
One Health training held in Moroto, Uganda, Nov. 18-27, 2012. One Health training held in Moroto, Uganda, Nov. 18-27, 2012. Full Story
Grapple Takes Theater Security Cooperation Underwater 1/8/2013
Military Sealift Command’s rescue and salvage ships are a bit like insurance – operating quietly in the background until they, along with their embarked Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit companies, are Full Story
Mentorship promotes partnership between US, Uganda Soldiers 1/4/2013
U.S. AFRICOM Photo Kentucky Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 138th Field Artillery Regiment service members partnered with civilians from the African Contingency Operations Training Assistance mission at Singo Full Story
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Commander's New Year Message 1/2/2013
U.S. AFRICOM Photo

To the men and women of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa,

As the New Year approaches, I would like to thank you for your dedication
that has made 2012 a successful Full Story

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