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Exercise Obangame Express 23 aids maritime security and prosecution in the Gulf of Guinea

12:58 PM2/2/2023
The exercise focuses on building capacities in Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo to counter more effectively all forms of maritime-based crime in the Gulf of Guinea.
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USCGC Spencer (WMEC 905) completes multinational maritime security patrol, arrives in Dakar, Senegal

12:00 AM1/25/2023
Spencer’s visit to Dakar included meetings with Capt. Karim Mara, Senegalese deputy chief of naval staff, as well as leaders from the Senegalese Navy and the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation. Jan. 17, 2023.
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African special operations forces, U.S. SOC-Africa announce Flintlock 2023

12:00 AM1/13/2023
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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U.S. and Seychellois divers team up in the Port of Victoria

12:00 AM1/10/2023
The divers worked in tandem to start salvaging a wreck that posed a hazard to navigation at the site of a future pier expansion project.
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International exercise Obangame Express 2023 set to begin

12:00 AM1/9/2023
Hosted in Nigeria, OE23 works to improve regional cooperation, information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to counter illicit sea-based activity.
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U.S. donates $9 million in weapons, equipment to support the Somali National Army

12:00 AM1/8/2023
Aside from heavy weapons, equipment included support and construction vehicles, explosive ordinance disposal kits, medical supplies, and maintenance equipment for vehicles and weapons.
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U.S. transfers C-130 aircraft to Nigerien partners

2:04 PM1/6/2023
This is the second C-130 Hercules offered to the Niger Air Force.
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ports in Cabo Verde

3:21 PM1/3/2023
The port visit underscores our work with African partners to counter illicit maritime activity in the Atlantic Ocean.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams crew spends Christmas in Tanzania

12:00 AM12/26/2022
The visit marks the second time Hershel “Woody” Williams has made a stop in Tanzania in 2022.
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U.S. donates high-speed patrol boats to Tanzania

12:00 AM12/16/2022
Through the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania, U.S. Africa Command today donated two high-speed patrol boats to the Tanzanian Navy during a ceremony Dec. 16, 2022. The boats, valued at $1.35 million, will strengthen the Navy's ability to interdict illicit activities within the sovereign waters of Tanzania.
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U.S. and Cabo Verde sign a memorandum of understanding on defense cooperation

12:00 AM12/15/2022
Leaders cited the growing U.S.-Cabo Verdean defense relationship, emphasizing maritime security cooperation and Cabo Verde's recent inclusion in the State Partnership Program
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Civil affairs, Ghanaian soldiers conduct MEDCAP in Bole

12:00 AM12/15/2022
The team helped oversee treatment of more than 1,200 patients, providing a range of medical services including physical examinations, diagnostic care, vision exams, and prescription of medications.
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Africa Leaders Summit

11:43 AM12/14/2022
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit builds on shared values to advance peace, security, and good governance, and reinforce commitment to democracy, human rights, and civil society.
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U.S. Partnering with Benin to combat piracy in Gulf of Guinea

12:00 AM12/14/2022
In addition to a new, 33-foot patrol boat recently delivered, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District managed the construction of an improved boat launch facility.
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Austin: listening to African partners critical to development of productive relationships 

12:00 AM12/14/2022
Secretary Austin spoke Dec. 13, 2022, as the host of the Peace, Security and Governance Forum at the White House-led U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.
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Gen. Langley visits international partners enrolled at Marine Corps University

12:00 AM12/13/2022
Training and Education Command routinely welcomes international partners and allies to train and learn alongside U.S. Marines.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Ghanaian military train on base camp design

1:40 PM12/12/2022
Efficiently and logically developing base camps for deployed forces is key to any mission’s success, and that is why experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were recently in Ghana teaching courses in base camp design to Ghana Armed Forces combat engineers and planners in the Ghanaian capital of Accra.
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U.S., Moroccan divers hone skills in bilateral dive engagement

12:00 AM12/12/2022
The engagement, running from Oct. 31 - Nov. 19, 2022, focused on advanced diving capabilities such as surface supplied diving, underwater cutting and welding, and dive casualty management.
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U.S., Seychelles naval units conduct dive and salvage engagement

12:00 AM12/10/2022
During one event on Dec. 10, 2022, the U.S. team from CTF-68 and select divers from the Seychelles Defence Forces SCG worked together to remove the submerged wreckage of the Oceans Bounty vessel.
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African Lion, NCO development discussed during visits in Senegal

12:00 AM12/9/2022
The commanding general and command sergeant major of the U.S. Army’s Southern European Task Force – Africa concluded a three-country visit to West Africa Dec. 7-9 here.
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