On Jan. 5, 2022, the United States, Spain, and Morocco collaborated to rescue 103 migrants 40 nautical miles west of the Moroccan coast.
Bass met with U.S. Airmen and joint force mission partners to gain first-hand knowledge of how Airmen deter and defeat violent extremism in Sahel to enable a more secure, stable, and prosperous Africa.
The two facilities, constructed through the U.S. Africa Command’s Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid program, will support critical pandemic mitigation efforts in the region.
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from the 9th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew a Bomber Task Force mission alongside two French Mirages, as well as two U.K. and two U.S. F-35s from U.K. Carrier Strike Group’s HMS Queen Elizabeth over Camp Lemonnier, Dijbouti, Nov. 11, 2021.
In the latest quarterly civilian casualty assessment report period ending Sept. 30, 2021, U.S. Africa Command received no new reports of civilian casualties and there were no open reports carried over from previous quarters. There are currently no assessments open or under review.
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Dr. Liz Sherwood-Randall, and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict Chris Maier visited U.S. personnel and operational facilities in Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, and Niger, Oct. 25-29.
"A safe, stable, and prosperous Africa is an enduring American interest."