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Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force Soldiers participate in civil affairs training
The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion conducts training for UPDF in Entebee
Uganda Peoples' Defence Force soldiers listen intently during a training brief in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018.  The training is designed to enhance the UPDF's capability and capacity to the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
6 photos: Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force Soldiers participate in civil affairs training
Photo 1 of 6: Uganda Peoples' Defence Force soldiers listen intently during a training brief in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The training is designed to enhance the UPDF's capability and capacity to the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Karman, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, leads a class on information conducts a class on information operations for Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
6 photos: Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force Soldiers participate in civil affairs training
Photo 2 of 6: U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Karman, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, leads a class on information conducts a class on information operations for Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Karman, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, leads a class on information conducts a class on information operations for Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
6 photos: Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force Soldiers participate in civil affairs training
Photo 3 of 6: U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Karman, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, leads a class on information conducts a class on information operations for Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips) Download full-resolution version
Uganda Peoples' Defence Force soldiers take notes during a training brief in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The training is designed to enhance the UPDF's capability and capacity to support the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
6 photos: Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force Soldiers participate in civil affairs training
Photo 4 of 6: Uganda Peoples' Defence Force soldiers take notes during a training brief in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The training is designed to enhance the UPDF's capability and capacity to support the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Army U.S. Army Lt. Col. Stefan Adamcik, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion Commander, briefs  Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers on the Civil Affairs mission, Entebee, Uganda,  July 10, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to  Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
6 photos: Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force Soldiers participate in civil affairs training
Photo 5 of 6: U.S. Army U.S. Army Lt. Col. Stefan Adamcik, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion Commander, briefs Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers on the Civil Affairs mission, Entebee, Uganda, July 10, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Army U.S. Army Lt. Col. Stefan Adamcik, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion Commander, briefs  Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers on the Civil Affairs mission, Entebee, Uganda,  July 10, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to  Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
6 photos: Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force Soldiers participate in civil affairs training
Photo 6 of 6: U.S. Army U.S. Army Lt. Col. Stefan Adamcik, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion Commander, briefs Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers on the Civil Affairs mission, Entebee, Uganda, July 10, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips) Download full-resolution version
Uganda Peoples' Defence Force soldiers listen intently during a training brief in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018.  The training is designed to enhance the UPDF's capability and capacity to the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Karman, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, leads a class on information conducts a class on information operations for Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mark Karman, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, leads a class on information conducts a class on information operations for Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
Uganda Peoples' Defence Force soldiers take notes during a training brief in Entebee, Uganda, July 11, 2018. The training is designed to enhance the UPDF's capability and capacity to support the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
U.S. Army U.S. Army Lt. Col. Stefan Adamcik, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion Commander, briefs  Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers on the Civil Affairs mission, Entebee, Uganda,  July 10, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to  Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)
U.S. Army U.S. Army Lt. Col. Stefan Adamcik, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion Commander, briefs  Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) Soldiers on the Civil Affairs mission, Entebee, Uganda,  July 10, 2018. The UDPF is participating in training designed to enhance their capability and capacity in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is currently deployed to  Combined Joint Task force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley D. Phillips)

ENTEBEE, Uganda - More than 20 soldiers from the Uganda Peoples' Defence Force (UPDF) recently participated in training conducted by the U.S. Army 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne.

The training is designed to enhance the capability and capacity of the UPDF in their role to support the African Union Mission in Somalia.

The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, Airborne, is based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and is currently deployed and assigned to the Combined Joint Task force Horn of Africa in Djibouti.

 

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