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Article|Friday, June 10, 2022

African Lion 2022 begins in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and Ghana

Militaries from Brazil, Chad, France, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom will join U.S. and host nation troops.
Article|Saturday, June 4, 2022

Port operations move equipment, supplies in preparation of African Lion

Thousands of troops from the North and South America, Europe, and across Africa are heading to Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia and Ghana for African Lion 2022, scheduled to run June 6-30.
Article|Monday, October 25, 2021

Militaries begin planning for largest U.S. Africa Command exercise

The event was the first in a series of planning events for the exercise with U.S. military personnel working alongside Moroccan, Senegalese and Ghanaian partners for African Lion 2022.
Article|Thursday, June 17, 2021

Moroccan, U.S. fighters and refuelers showcase combined capabilities

Two U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, conducted an Agile Combat Employment (ACE) event in Guelmim, Morocco, June 16, 2021.
Article|Tuesday, June 15, 2021

U.S. Naval Forces Africa ships participate in exercise African Lion

U.S. Sixth Fleet ships, Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), and expeditionary fast transport USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5) are participating in U.S. Africa Command’s (AFRICOM) largest and premier annual exercise African Lion, June 13, 2021.

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Port operations move equipment, supplies in preparation of African Lion
Port operations move equipment, supplies in preparation of African Lion
Port operations move equipment, supplies in preparation of African Lion
Port operations move equipment, supplies in preparation of African Lion
Port operations move equipment, supplies in preparation of African Lion
Militaries begin planning for largest U.S. Africa Command exercise
Training program with Defense Threat Reduction Agency readies Senegal for regional emergency response role
African Lion 21 concludes after honing multinational operations on land, in air and over sea
African Lion 21 concludes after honing multinational operations on land, in air and over sea
AFRICOM’s Gen. Townsend meets African leaders at exercise African Lion
AFRICOM’s Gen. Townsend meets African leaders at exercise African Lion
Moroccan, U.S. fighters fighters and refuelers showcase combined capabilities
Moroccan, U.S. fighters fighters and refuelers showcase combined capabilities
African Lion 21
U.S. Airmen begin African Lion humanitarian efforts
Executing African Lion 21 with 7,800 troops in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal