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U.S. Discussion Groups strengthen English language skills in Djibouti

12:36 PM10/15/2021
The conversations are designed to increase the participants' confidence and competency in the English language to help them in their professional lives.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Mozambique

12:00 AM10/15/2021
The visit will include engagement opportunities with Mozambican military and government leaders, including a ship tour and capabilities demonstrations. Additionally, the visit will include engagement opportunities for the crew to interact with the local community.
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Senior Leadership Symposium held for Exercise Phoenix Express 2021

11:13 AM10/14/2021
The symposium, presented by the Tunisian Navy and the U.S. Naval War College and hosted by U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa and the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes, is designed to foster honest discussions on the challenges of combating maritime security threats in North Africa.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, First ESB to Complete Voyage Repair in South Africa

9:56 AM10/14/2021
During the scheduled port visit, Hershel “Woody” Williams completed a 14-day maintenance period in Cape Town’s Cruise Terminal. The ship received preventative and preservative repairs to the flight deck safety nets, mission deck, freeboard and superstructure, as well as the insulation and lighting fixtures.
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NAVAF Leaders Promote Gender Cooperation with South African Partners

11:42 AM10/8/2021
The event was an introductory forum to share ideas on increasing women participation in the security sector and important areas for human rights development. WPS is a critical way to engage with local communities to build relationships, and gain local knowledge and insight.
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ALFC 2021 concludes, senior leaders provide closing remarks

3:30 PM10/5/2021
The African Land Forces Colloquium 2021 concluded at the 7th Army Training Command Headquarters in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Sept. 24, 2021.
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

11:40 AM9/30/2021
The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security.
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U.S. Africa Command chaplains hold conference

9:27 AM9/27/2021
U.S Africa Command held its religious affair conference at Kelley Barracks, near Stuttgart, Germany, from Sept. 20-22, 2021; including participation from command components, U.S. National Guards, and European Command, with some joining in virtually.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Returns to Cape Town to Strengthen Partnerships

12:00 AM9/25/2021
Hershel “Woody” Williams previously visited Cape Town in February to resupply fuel and promote maritime security through a persistent presence in African waters.
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Seabees construct new ward at Tunisian hospital to support covid, future response needs

9:38 AM9/24/2021
The project, part of the annual Phoenix Express exercise that focuses on increasing regional stability in Northern Africa, will improve basic healthcare for people in rural Tunisia.
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Training program with Defense Threat Reduction Agency readies Senegal for regional emergency response role

4:41 PM9/20/2021
Building on the Pompiers’ successes during Senegal’s participation in June’s African Lion 21 exercise, the program's end marks the unit’s transition from a building phase to its sustainment as a trained and ready CBRN response organization.
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USS Hershel "Woody" Williams port visit fosters relationship with Namibian Navy

9:08 AM9/20/2021
The event marked the U.S. Navy's first port call in Walvis Bay in nearly 10 years.
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Logistics cooperation with partners ensures moving at the 'speed of relevance'

9:53 AM9/15/2021
First developed at the Africa Distribution Network Forum in late 2020, the PoP missions sought to leverage airlift capability and available capacity from multiple allies to extend one another’s logistical reach.
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Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

9:33 AM9/10/2021
Kentucky National Guard engineers traveled more than 15,000 miles to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, to conduct training with the Djiboutian military's Demining Company as part of the State Partnership Program from Aug. 19-29, 2021.
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Hershel “Woody” Williams crew joins Brazilian Navy for inaugural Operation Guinex

9:38 AM8/25/2021
The engagement highlights the U.S. and Brazil’s shared interest in maritime safety and freedom of commerce in the southern Atlantic.
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Morocco hosts U.S. Africa Command communications and cyber symposium with representatives from across Africa

9:04 AM8/20/2021
Africa Endeavor is U.S. Africa Command’s annual senior leader communication symposium focused on discussing opportunities to improve training and workforce development for armed forces’ communication capabilities.
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Humanitarian Aid reaches Algeria in form of field hospital to fight COVID-19

2:20 PM8/19/2021
The field hospital will serve Algeria’s civilian population and is equipped with a negative pressure isolation system specifically designed to treat patients with infectious diseases.
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ROTC cadets complete internship in Germany, grow as future leaders to serve and support U.S. partnerships

12:00 AM8/19/2021
U.S. Africa Command hosted 11 U.S. Army ROTC for an extended cadet summer internship in summer 2021 at Kelley Barracks near Stuttgart, Germany.
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North and West Africa Response Force conducts engagement in Niger

9:57 AM8/13/2021
U.S. service members assigned to U.S. Africa Command's North and West Africa Response Force (NARF) conducted a cross-continent strategic engagement in Niger, August 7-9.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Nigeria for Maritime Security Engagement

9:54 AM8/10/2021
“Maritime engagements that include many navies working together really improve our interoperability and collective capability, which are absolutely necessary for a busy area such as the Gulf of Guinea,” Graham said.
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