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U.S. Africa Command airstrike targets ISIS-Libya

4:09 PM9/27/2019
In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Libya terrorists in southwest Libya, on Sept. 26, 2019.
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U.S. Africa Command airstrike targets terrorist fighters

8:33 AM9/25/2019
In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Libya terrorists in the vicinity of Murzuq, Libya, on Sept. 24, 2019.
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U.S. Africa Command targets terrorist fighters with airstrike

2:56 PM9/20/2019
In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Libya terrorists in the vicinity of Murzuq, Libya, on Sept. 19, 2019.
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Commander Visits Niger, Assesses Security Situation

12:00 AM9/19/2019
General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, culminated his multi-country West Africa regional visit in Niger, where he met with President Mahamadou Issoufou, senior Nigerien military officers, and deployed U.S. troops, Sept. 18-19.
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Commander Reinforces U.S. Commitment and Support to Burkina Faso

12:00 AM9/18/2019
General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, met with President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and several other Burkinabe and allied military leaders as part of a larger West Africa regional visit, Sept. 17.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

8:46 PM9/17/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S Africa Command conducted an airstrike on al-Shabaab insurgents after they attacked a Somali patrol northwest of Kismayo, Lower Juba Province, Somalia, on Sept. 17, 2019.
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AFRICOM Commander Visits Mali as Part of Regional Visit

12:00 AM9/17/2019
General Stephen Townsend, Commander, U.S Africa Command, initiated his first multi-country regional visit to West Africa beginning with the Republic of Mali, Sept. 16.
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U.S., Federal Government of Somalia target al-Shabaab terrorist with airstrike

3:43 PM9/3/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting an al-Shabaab terrorist in the vicinity of Jilib, Somalia, on Sept. 3, 2019.
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Commander, Ambassador Meet with Libyan PM

7:19 PM8/27/2019
The new commander of U.S. Africa Command, Gen. Stephen Townsend, traveled to Tunis, Tunisia on Aug. 26, for meetings focused on U.S.-Tunisian bilateral security and on U.S. security interests in neighboring Libya.
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U.S., Federal Government of Somalia target al-Shabaab with airstrike

6:39 AM8/20/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting an al-Shabaab terrorist in the vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia, on Aug. 20, 2019.
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AFRICOM, Ghanaian Armed Forces Commence Africa Endeavor 2019

1:44 PM8/19/2019
Ghana’s Armed Forces, in partnership with U.S. Africa Command, is hosting representatives from the African Union, other African regional organizations and 48 nations from across Africa, Europe, South America and the United States for the 14th annual Africa Endeavor Leader Symposium in Accra, Aug. 18-23.
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New AFRICOM Commander Visits Somalia

9:40 PM8/7/2019
The commander of U.S. Africa Command visited Somalia August 7 as part of his first trip to the African continent since taking command on July 26.
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U.S. airstrike targets ISIS-Somalia in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

8:40 PM7/28/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS terrorists in the Golis Mountain region, Somalia, on July 27, 2019.
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U.S. Africa Command to Conduct Change of Command July 26

3:37 PM7/19/2019
U.S. Africa Command will conduct a change of command ceremony Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m. at Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany.
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Exercise Upward Minuteman Begins in Botswana

5:12 PM7/8/2019
Approximately 200 personnel from the North Carolina and Alabama National Guards and over 300 Botswana Defence Force service members are participating in exercise Upward Minuteman 2019, July 7 - 21, 2019 at Thebaphatswa Air Base in Botswana.
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U.S. airstrike targets al-Shabaab in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

8:10 AM6/27/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Kunyo Barrow, Somalia, on June 25, 2019.
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U.S. airstrike targets al-Shabaab in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

2:25 PM6/25/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Jilib, Somalia, on June 24, 2019.
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U.S. airstrikes target al-Shabaab in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

5:16 PM6/17/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted two airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Jilib, Somalia, on June 16, 2019.
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U.S leaders, President Guelleh discuss U.S.-Djibouti partnerships and progress

2:01 PM6/12/2019
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM),and J. Alexander Hamilton, Chargé d'Affaires, U.S. Embassy Djibouti, met with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh and other key Djiboutian officials,in Djibouti City, Djibouti, on June 12.
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General Waldhauser, Ambassador Yamamoto discuss progress with Somali leaders in Mogadishu

9:11 AM6/12/2019
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Ambassador to Somalia Donald Yamamoto met with senior Somali officials during a visit to Mogadishu, Somalia, June 11, 2019.
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