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Congressional Delegation visits U.S. Africa Command
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and AFRICOM senior leaders meet with a congressional delegation Aug. 23, 2019. The visit was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Hurd/Released)
3 photos: Congressional Delegation visits U.S. Africa Command
Photo 1 of 3: U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and AFRICOM senior leaders meet with a congressional delegation Aug. 23, 2019. The visit was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Hurd/Released) Download full-resolution version
Air Force Lt. Gen. James C. Vechery, AFRICOM deputy to the commander for military operations, greets Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA ) during a congressional delegation visit Aug. 23, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. The visit was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Army photo Takisha Miller/Released)
3 photos: Congressional Delegation visits U.S. Africa Command
Photo 2 of 3: Air Force Lt. Gen. James C. Vechery, AFRICOM deputy to the commander for military operations, greets Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA ) during a congressional delegation visit Aug. 23, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. The visit was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Army photo Takisha Miller/Released) Download full-resolution version
A congressional delegation poses with U.S Africa Command senior leaders during a tour Aug. 23, 2019. The visit led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Army photo by Takisha Miller/Released)
3 photos: Congressional Delegation visits U.S. Africa Command
Photo 3 of 3: A congressional delegation poses with U.S Africa Command senior leaders during a tour Aug. 23, 2019. The visit led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Army photo by Takisha Miller/Released) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and AFRICOM senior leaders meet with a congressional delegation Aug. 23, 2019. The visit was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Hurd/Released)
Air Force Lt. Gen. James C. Vechery, AFRICOM deputy to the commander for military operations, greets Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA ) during a congressional delegation visit Aug. 23, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. The visit was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Army photo Takisha Miller/Released)
A congressional delegation poses with U.S Africa Command senior leaders during a tour Aug. 23, 2019. The visit led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters was to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa. (U.S. Army photo by Takisha Miller/Released)

A congressional delegation led by Congressman Jimmy Penetta (D-CA) visited U.S. Africa Command Aug. 23, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany to gain insight about how the command’s operations and activities support the U.S. strategy for Africa.

The group met with Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, senior leaders, and key personnel to discuss the versatility of the mission and the complexity of threats and challenges on the continent. 

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