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United States Africa Command

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Our Mission
U.S. Africa Command, with partners, counters transnational threats and malign actors, strengthens security forces, and responds to crises in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability, and prosperity.
Our Mission
U.S. Africa Command, with partners, counters transnational threats and malign actors, strengthens security forces, and responds to crises in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability, and prosperity.
Our Mission
U.S. Africa Command, with partners, counters transnational threats and malign actors, strengthens security forces, and responds to crises in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability, and prosperity.

Latest News

The project, part of the annual Phoenix Express exercise that focuses on increasing regional stability in Northern Africa, will improve basic healthcare for people in rural Tunisia.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Building on the Pompiers’ successes during Senegal’s participation in June’s African Lion 21 exercise, the program's end marks the unit’s transition from a building phase to its sustainment as a trained and ready CBRN response organization.

Monday, September 20, 2021

First developed at the Africa Distribution Network Forum in late 2020, the PoP missions sought to leverage airlift capability and available capacity from multiple allies to extend one another’s logistical reach.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Through multinational exercises and military-to-military engagements, U.S. Africa Command strengthens relationships with African partner nations to help build the defense capability and capacity of their security forces.

U.S. Africa Command embraces a holistic approach to security challenges by working closely with U.S. Government interagency counterparts and partner nation militaries from around the world.

Along with regional partners, U.S. Africa command conducts military operations to disrupt, degrade and neutralize violent extremist organizations that present a transnational threat.

Operations set conditions for continued partnering to help African partner nations build the capacity they need to secure the region.

U.S. Africa Command stands ready to protect U.S. personnel and facilities within the region.

By forging relationships with regional partners, U.S. Africa Command ensures U.S. and partner nation security forces will have what they need, where and when they need it to respond to crisis.

Latest Press Releases

U.S. Army General Stephen Townsend, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, traveled to Bamako, Mali September 23, accompanied by U.S. Africa Command Deputy Commander for Civil-Military Engagement Ambassador Andrew Young.

Friday, September 24, 2021

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike against al-Shabaab fighters engaged in active combat with our Somali partners in the vicinity of Cammaara, Somalia, on Aug. 24.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

In the latest quarterly civilian casualty assessment reporting period ending June 30, 2021, U.S. Africa Command received one report of civilian casualties.

Friday, August 20, 2021

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U.S. Africa Command honors Women's Equality Day
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U.S. Africa Command honors Women's Equality Day
Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program
Defense official visit focuses on strategy to accomplish goals in Africa (Pt. II – evolution)
U.S. Africa Command honors Women's Equality Day

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Our Mission

U.S. Africa Command, with partners, counters transnational threats and malign actors, strengthens security forces, and responds to crises in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability, and prosperity.

"A safe, stable, and prosperous Africa is an enduring American interest."

Our Mission

U.S. Africa Command, with partners, counters transnational threats and malign actors, strengthens security forces, and responds to crises in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability, and prosperity.

"A safe, stable, and prosperous Africa is an enduring American interest."

Our Mission

U.S. Africa Command, with partners, counters transnational threats and malign actors, strengthens security forces, and responds to crises in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability, and prosperity.

"A safe, stable, and prosperous Africa is an enduring American interest."