Directorates and Staff
J1 - Manpower and Personnel
J1 - Manpower and Personnel provides the commander, U.S. Africa Command, manpower and personnel support for planning and operations.
J2 - Intelligence
J2 - Intelligence provides accurate, detailed and relevant information and knowledge to the command.
J3 - Operations
J3 - Operations conducts operational and cyber planning, organizes forces for assigned missions, coordinates movement and employment of forces, and monitors and directs operations.
J4 - Logistics
J4 - Logistics optimizes logistics in order to achieve command objectives and enterprise logistics goals.
J5 - Strategy, Engagement and Programs
J5 - Strategy, Engagement and Programs develops strategic guidance, plans military campaigns and operations, and conducts security cooperation activities.
J6 - C4S Systems
J6 - C4S Systems is the directorate of command, control, communications and computer systems to manage information systems and conducts capacity-building engagement activities with African partners .
J8 - Resources and Assessments
J8 - Resources and Assessments plans, programs, budgets, and executes fiscal resources to deliver the best capability-value from the resources provided.
The Headquarters Commandant serves as a feedback mechanism for comments, concerns or suggestions regarding command programs.
Office of the Command Chaplain
The Office of the Command Chaplain increases spiritual strength and fosters relationships with African, partner and interagency counterparts.
Office of the Command Surgeon
The Office of the Command Surgeon serves as the senior staff for all health service support policy, plans, engagements and exercises.
Office of the Foreign Policy Advisor
The Office of the Foreign Policy Advisor provides counsel on U.S. foreign policy and ensures the command’s strategy, plans and programs are aligned to serve national interests.
Office of the Legal Counsel
The Office of the Legal Counsel serves as the principal legal advisor to the commander and his staff.
Office of the Inspector General
The Office of the Inspector General reports on the command’s discipline, efficiency, economy, morale, training and readiness.
Office of Public Affairs and Communication Synchronization
The Office of Public Affairs and Communication Synchronization is responsible for the timely, relevant and professional release of news and information.
USAID Senior Developmental Advisor
The USAID Senior Developmental Advisor provides expert advice on development, stabilization and humanitarian assistance.
The Interagency staff includes more than 30 representatives from more than 10 federal agencies that reflects the talents, expertise, and capabilities within the entire U.S. government.