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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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U.S. Tactical Vehicle Damaged by Improvised Explosive Device in Niger

10:39 PM6/9/2019
A U.S. Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle (MAT-V) activated an improvised explosive device (IED) while entering a firing range in the vicinity of Ouallam, Niger on June 8, 2019.
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U.S. airstrike targets al-Shabaab in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

8:26 AM6/7/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting an al-Shabaab militant in the vicinity of Tortoroow, Somalia, on June 5, 2019.
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U.S. airstrikes continue to target al-Shabaab, ISIS-Somalia in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

5:31 PM6/5/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS militants in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on June 4, 2019.
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Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. airstrikes continue to target al-Shabaab, ISIS-Somalia

3:45 PM5/27/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 26, 2019.
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Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. target al-Shabaab network

3:51 PM5/25/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 24, 2019.
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Airstrike degrades al-Shabaab network

8:55 AM5/24/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted one airstrike near Baled Amin, in the Lower Shabelle region, Somalia, against al-Shabaab militants on May 22, 2019.
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ISIS-Somalia degraded by precision airstrike

12:13 PM5/23/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia terrorists in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 22, 2019.
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ISIS-Somalia degraded by precision airstrike

2:57 PM5/10/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting an ISIS-Somalia encampment in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 9, 2019.
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Somali Forces & U.S. Africa Command conduct airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia

5:25 PM5/9/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia's continued efforts to degrade violent extremist organizations, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting an ISIS-Somalia encampment in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 8, 2019.
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Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. target al-Shabaab terrorists

5:30 PM5/6/2019
To support the Federal Government of Somalia's continued efforts to degrade al-Shabaab, U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Tortoroow, Somalia, on May 5, 2019.
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Exercise Judicious Response and Epic Guardian 2019 begins

4:19 PM4/29/2019
At the invitation of the Governments of the Kingdom of Morocco, the United Kingdom and the United States, U.S. Africa Command and subordinate service components will conduct joint exercise Judicious Response and Epic Guardian 19 in and around Agadir, Morocco, beginning April 29.
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Somali Forces & U.S. Africa Command conduct airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia

10:55 AM4/27/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia's continued efforts to degrade violent extremist organizations, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Somalia terrorists in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on April 26, 2019.
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Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. target al-Shabaab

1:38 PM4/20/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia's continued efforts to weaken al-Shabaab, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of Jamaame, Lower Juba Region, Somalia, on April 19, 2019.
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U.S. confirms airstrike against ISIS-Somalia’s Abdulhakim Dhuqub

6:23 PM4/15/2019
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia's continued efforts to degrade violent extremist organizations, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of Xiriiro, Bari Region, Somalia, on April 14, 2019, killing Abdulhakim Dhuqub, a high ranking ISIS-Somalia official.
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