U.S. Special Operations Command Africa

As part of a global team of national and international partners, U.S. Special Operations command Africa conducts persistent, networked and distributed special operations to promote regional stability and prosperity in Africa.

Mission

U.S. Special Operations Command Africa will, without fail, deter and defeat transnational threats by countering violent extremism, strengthening the defense capabilities of African states and regional organizations, and protecting U.S. interests in Africa.


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African special operations forces, U.S. SOC-Africa announce Flintlock 2023
Flintlock strengthens partner nations to counter violent extremist organizations, collaborate across borders, and provide security for their people with respect for human rights.
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Flintlock strengthens partner nations to counter violent extremist organizations, collaborate across borders, and provide security for their people with respect for human rights.
Read more
U.S. Africa Command Special Operations Forces train alongside Tanzanian partners
The month-long training gave both the U.S. and Tanzania service members the opportunity to develop and maintain critical military-to-military connections and improve joint and allied readiness and interoperability.
Read more
U.S., Botswanan forces hone special operational skills
Maintaining relations through JCETs and other engagements illustrates the strong security cooperation between the partner nations to combat violent extremism and other external threats.
Read more
More in Media Room
African special operations forces, U.S. SOC-Africa announce Flintlock 2023
Flintlock strengthens partner nations to counter violent extremist organizations, collaborate across borders, and provide security for their people with respect for human rights.
Read more
U.S. Africa Command Special Operations Forces train alongside Tanzanian partners
The month-long training gave both the U.S. and Tanzania service members the opportunity to develop and maintain critical military-to-military connections and improve joint and allied readiness and interoperability.
Read more
U.S., Botswanan forces hone special operational skills
Maintaining relations through JCETs and other engagements illustrates the strong security cooperation between the partner nations to combat violent extremism and other external threats.
Read more