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Medical supplies, PPE support Ghana Armed Forces’ COVID-19 treatment center

2:37 PM7/20/2020
The PPE donation is a follow-up to the donation of two state of the art Level II Field Hospitals to the Ghana Armed Forces Feb. 4 on behalf of the U.S.
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Burke to helm U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa

1:00 PM7/20/2020
Foggo, outgoing commander, strengthened the U.S. Navy-Africa partnership, increasing maritime security and combating the influence of common malign actors.
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USARAF holds change of command ceremony

9:59 AM7/16/2020
Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling assumes command of U.S. Army Africa from Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier in a ceremony held on Hoekstra Field at Caserma Ederle in Vicenza July 15.
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Logistics challenges, opportunities discussed during webinar

1:58 PM7/10/2020
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Leonard Kosinski, U.S. Africa Command director of logistics, spoke to international logistics experts during a webinar hosted by the Lexington Institute July 8.
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New leadership takes charge at Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa

4:52 PM7/8/2020
Marines, Sailors and civilians from U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa took part in a socially distanced change of command ceremony, as well as a post-and-relief ceremony, today to mark the appointment of their new commander and sergeant major.
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CJTF-HOA supports Djibouti’s fight against COVID-19

11:19 AM6/29/2020
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), delivered approximately $9,400 worth of hospital beds to the Djibouti Ministry of Health during a ceremony at the Bouffard Hospital in Djibouti City, Djibouti, June 25.
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Medical equipment donated to Lesotho at border station

10:30 AM6/26/2020
Department of Defense personnel assigned to the South African embassy delivered 12,000 medical grade face masks, 11,000 face shields and 256 thermometers to their counterparts from the U.S. embassy in the Kingdom of Lesotho.
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Army component and African senior leaders discuss security cooperation

10:23 AM6/25/2020
Maj. Gen. Cloutier introduced Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, incoming U.S. Army Africa commander, to each senior leader and affirmed ongoing partnerships.
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Medical equipment provision aims to prevent, control infections

4:03 PM6/24/2020
The materials will also support establishment of COVID-related triage stations at health facilities.
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U.S., Senegalese naval leaders reaffirm commitment to partnership

8:22 AM6/24/2020
Both leaders pledged to seek out new opportunities for cooperation, and to support regional stability by strengthening the professionalism and capabilities of the region’s naval and amphibious forces.
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Liaison officer bridges Kenya, U.S. cooperation

9:40 AM6/16/2020
With mission sets that cover 12 different countries throughout East Africa, the ability to work with various units and nations is key to the success of an organization like the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA).
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Army birthday commemoration honors past and future service

3:15 PM6/11/2020
As part of the tradition, Townsend was accompanied by the youngest and by the oldest Soldiers to help cut the cake. The youngest Soldier symbolizes the future of the U.S. Army, while the oldest Soldier symbolizes its history.
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CJTF-HOA: Incoming commander uniquely suited to lead in Africa

11:12 AM6/9/2020
Maj. Gen. Michael Turello, outgoing commander, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), transfers command of the task force to Maj. Gen. Lapthe Flora, former deputy commander, U.S. Army Africa.
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Donation equips Eswatini Ministry of Health to combat COVID-19

10:40 AM6/8/2020
The equipment includes 11,250 plastic face shields, 12,400 filtering facepiece masks, and 256 infrared thermometers.
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Fallen Soldier memorialized at contingency locations

11:26 AM6/2/2020
On May 1 a grand-opening ceremony was held at Baledogle Military Airfield, Somalia, for the Henry Mayfield Jr. Dining Facility, and on May 21 the Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility at Manda Bay was officially renamed the Henry J. Mayfield Jr. Recreation Center.
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New Marine Crisis Response Force Takes the Reins

9:47 AM6/2/2020
Marines will be postured to respond to a broad range of military operations in Africa Command, including U.S. Embassy reinforcement, fixed-site security, and humanitarian assistance, among others.
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Vehicle donation enhances Kenya’s capability to combat corruption, drug trafficking

10:10 AM6/1/2020
The donation also furthers the investigation of transnational criminal organizations, highlighting a commitment to preserve and strengthen the rule of law in Kenya.
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U.S., Rwanda sign Status of Forces Agreement

9:31 AM5/29/2020
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta, who signed the Agreement on behalf of Rwanda noted that the signed Agreement is broader than the existing one.
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Humanitarian assistance provided to Seychelles, Mauritius to combat COVID-19

9:50 AM5/14/2020
The protective equipment, distributed by the embassy as part of AFRICOM’s humanitarian assistance programs to reduce human suffering and provide essential services to vulnerable populations, will assist medical professionals fighting this epidemic.
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Protective masks distributed in South Africa

12:00 AM5/14/2020
Embassy announces 729,000 protective masks donated for South Africa’s National Department of Health to help combat COVID-19.
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