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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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Gen. Langley makes first visit to the Sahel as commander

5:32 PM9/21/2022
The four-day trip included several stops to meet with host nation military leaders, U.S. Chiefs of Mission, and U.S. troops deployed to the region.
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Federal Government of Somalia engages terrorists with support from U.S. forces

4:40 PM9/21/2022
At the request of 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, on Sept. 18, 2022.
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OHDACA donation to help Namibia anti-poaching efforts

2:04 PM9/7/2022
The trip highlighted multiple fronts of the U.S./Namibia partnership, from investments in healthcare to shared interests in protecting the natural resources as well as deepening security exchanges including the second visit in a year by the USS Hershel "Woody" Williams.
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Langley makes first visit to Africa as commander

1:51 PM9/1/2022
United States Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley visited Djibouti, Somalia, and Manda Bay, Kenya, August 28-31, 2022 on his first trip to Africa since taking command of U.S. Africa Command on August 9, 2022.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

1:10 PM8/17/2022
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorists that were actively attacking Somali National Army forces in a remote location near Teedaan, Somalia, on Aug. 14, 2022.
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Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

12:00 AM8/10/2022
In coordination with and in support of the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted three airstrikes against al-Shabaab terrorists who attacked Somali National Army Forces near Beledweyne, Somalia, on Aug. 9, 2022.
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U.S. Africa Command welcomes new leader

2:33 PM8/9/2022
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley became the sixth commander of U.S. Africa Command during a ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany, on Aug. 9, 2022.
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