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U.S. Africa Command holds Change of Responsibility ceremony for Command Senior Enlisted Leader

2:55 PM3/17/2023
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U.S. Africa Command testimony to Senate Armed Services Committee

1:39 PM3/17/2023
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U.S. Africa Command Civilian Casualty Assessment Report; 1st Quarter, 2023

12:35 PM3/10/2023
In the latest quarterly civilian casualty assessment report period ending Dec. 31, 2022, U.S. Africa Command received two reports of civilian casualties on Sept. 23, 2022 and Oct. 1, 2022.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

1:12 PM2/22/2023
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike on Feb 21, 2023.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

3:34 PM2/16/2023
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike on Feb 15, 2023.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

1:22 PM2/12/2023
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike on Feb 10, 2023.
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Gen. Langley visits West and North African partners

3:31 PM2/10/2023
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley visited Senegal, Algeria and Ghana, Feb. 6-10, on his second trip to Africa in 2023.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

7:28 PM1/30/2023
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike on Jan. 25, 2023.
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Successful U.S. Counterterrorism Operation

5:12 PM1/26/2023
The U.S. military conducted a successful counterterrorism operation in Somalia on Jan. 25, 2023.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

10:23 AM1/24/2023
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike on Jan. 23, 2023.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

6:30 PM1/20/2023
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike on Jan. 20, 2023.
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AFRICOM leaders visit Gabon

1:38 PM1/20/2023
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley, Commander, U.S, Africa Command, visited Gabon, Jan. 17-18.
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Somali forces engage al-Shabaab insurgents

4:34 PM12/23/2022
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted a self-defense strike Dec. 23, 2022, in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab 248 km northeast of Mogadishu near Cadale, Somalia.
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Federal Government of Somalia combats terrorists

12:00 AM12/18/2022
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted two collective self-defense strikes, one each on Dec. 14 and 17, 2022, in support of Somali National Army engagements against al-Shabaab near Cadale, Somalia.
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Gen. Langley visits East Africa

4:38 PM11/24/2022
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley visited Kenya and Djibouti Nov. 22-24. The Command Senior Enlisted Advisor, U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Richard Thresher accompanied Langley on the two-day trip, which included several stops to meet with host nation military leaders, U.S. Chiefs of Mission, and U.S. service members in the region.
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Federal Government of Somalia combats terrorists with support from U.S. forces

12:00 AM11/11/2022
Somali National Army forces were engaged with al-Shabaab fighters in a remote area approximately 285 kilometers northeast of Mogadishu on Nov. 9, 2022.
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Federal Government of Somalia engages terrorists with support from U.S. forces

12:00 AM11/5/2022
In support of the Federal Government of Somalia’s ongoing operations against al-Shabaab, U.S. Africa Command conducted a collective self-defense strike against al-Shabaab terrorists who were attacking Somali National Army forces near Cadale, Somalia, on Nov. 3, 2022.
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Federal Government of Somalia engages terrorists with support from U.S. forces

9:32 AM10/25/2022
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorists who were attacking Somali National Army forces near Buulobarde, Somalia, about 218 km north-northwest of Mogadishu, on Oct. 23, 2022.
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Gen. Langley makes first visit to North Africa as commander

3:36 PM10/19/2022
During his first trip to North Africa since taking command of U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley visited Morocco, Tunisia, and the USNS Trenton.
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U.S. forces conduct strike in Somalia targeting al-Shabaab leader

4:42 PM10/3/2022
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike against the al-Shabaab militant network in Somalia on Oct. 1, 2022.
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