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MISSION

U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), with partners, strengthens security forces, counters transnational threats, and conducts crisis response in order to advance U.S. national interests and promote regional security, stability and prosperity.

USAFRICOM is one of six U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) geographic combatant commands and is responsible for all U.S. military operations, exercises and security cooperation efforts across 53 African countries. On any given day, we have approximately 7,200 peraonnel on the continent represented by service members, government civilians and contract support from each of our components and subordinate commands.

COUNTRIES

Burkina Faso
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Islamic Republic of The Gambia
Republic of Benin
Republic of Cabo Verde
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Republic of Ghana
Republic of Guinea
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Republic of Liberia
Republic of Mali
Republic of Niger
Republic of Senegal
Republic of Sierra Leone
Togolese Republic
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabonese Republic
Republic of Angola
Republic of Cameroon
Republic of Chad
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Republic of the Congo
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Federal Republic of Somalia
Republic of Burundi
Republic of Djibouti
Republic of Kenya
Republic of Rwanda
Republic of South Sudan
Republic of the Sudan
Republic of Uganda
State of Eritrea
United Republic of Tanzania
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Kingdom of Morocco
Libya
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Tunisian Republic
Kingdom of Eswatini
Kingdom of Lesotho
Republic of Botswana
Republic of Madagascar
Republic of Malawi
Republic of Mauritius
Republic of Mozambique
Republic of Namibia
Republic of Seychelles
Republic of South Africa
Republic of Zambia
Republic of Zimbabwe
Union of the Comoros

SPECIAL CATEGORIES

  • AMISOM
  • G-5 Sahel
  • MNJTF
*Egypt is within the designated Area of Responsibility of the US Central Command


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