Africa Command

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Press Release

AFRICOM Leader Focuses on African Maritime Security in the West Indian Ocean

10:39 AM5/22/2024
Ambassador Robert Scott, deputy commander for civil-military engagement at U.S. Africa Command, visited Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles May 11-18 to meet with partner nation government officials and discuss the countries’ regional efforts to address maritime security challenges.
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AFRICOM Commander Visits Morocco

7:29 PM2/22/2024
U.S. Marine Corps General Michael Langley, Commander, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Michael Woods, Command Senior Enlisted Leader visited Morocco Feb. 20-21, 2024 on his third trip to the country since taking command.
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USAFRICOM’s Ambassador Scott visits Tanzania to meet leaders, talk maritime security

1:39 PM1/30/2024
Ambassador Robert Scott, representing the U.S. Africa Command as the Deputy for Civil-Military Engagement, conducted a diplomatic visit to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from January 21 to 25. His agenda included bilateral meetings with Tanzanian officials and participation in a maritime security seminar.
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USAFRICOM Commander and Senior Enlisted Leader visit Kenya, Somalia and Djibouti

1:43 PM1/25/2024
U.S. Marine Corps General Michael Langley, commander of U.S. Africa Command, along with Sgt. Maj. Michael Woods, the command's senior enlisted leader, undertook a strategic visit to Nairobi, Kenya; Mogadishu, Somalia; and Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti from January 22-25. This visit was aimed at reinforcing relationships with regional civilian and military leaders.
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U.S. Africa Command Head Advances U.S.-Nigeria Cooperation

9:27 AM1/12/2024
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley and Sgt. Maj. Michael Woods visited Nigeria on January 10-11, 2024. They discussed strengthening U.S.-Nigeria cooperation, countering extremism, and regional security with Nigerian military leaders. Gen. Langley emphasized the importance of collaboration in addressing West Africa's security challenges.
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AFRICOM Commander visits Chad

3:55 PM1/10/2024
U.S. Marine Corps General Michael Langley and Sergeant Major Michael Woods from U.S. Africa Command visited Chad on January 9-10, 2024, to discuss security collaboration with Chadian military leaders. During the visit, Langley had the opportunity to congratulate the nation's first female military pilots trained on the C-208 light reconnaissance aircraft.
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Article

Military Leaders Convene in Naples for AFRICOM Strategic Alignment Conference

10:12 AM11/21/2023
U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Component Commanders and Senior Enlisted Leaders convened in Naples, Italy for a pivotal conference, hosted by U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF), November 14-15, 2023.
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Article

United States Announces Donation of Helicopters to Zambia Air Force

11:11 AM9/14/2023
On September 11, the United States announced an $80 million (1.6 billion Kwacha) grant to Zambia that will supply four Bell 412EP helicopters to the Zambia Air Force with three years of service, parts, and training for the helicopters.
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Women, Peace, and Security and the Military Lawyer

1:32 PM9/11/2023
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U.S. Africa Command Hosts the 2023 Strategic Religious Affairs Conference

12:00 AM9/1/2023
U.S. Africa Command held its annual strategic religious affairs conference at Kelley Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany, from Aug. 15-17, 2023. Chaplains and their Senior Enlisted Religious Affairs Advisors joined from U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) Service Component Commands, U.S. National Guards State Partnership Program, Department of State, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. European Command.
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Article

The Staff Ride as a Security Cooperation Tool

1:13 PM8/25/2023
The U.S. Army Center for Military History’s The Staff Ride: Fundamentals, Experiences, and Techniques describes a Staff Ride as an educational tool whose, “purpose is achieved through the development of critical thinking, creative problem-solving and decision-making skills.”
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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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Article

NAVAF, MARFORAF engineers kick off deployment to Ghana

12:00 AM9/30/2022
With support from Royal Danish Defense forces, the joint and combined team will also make critical construction builds or repairs to a mobile camp facility at the Ghana Navy Training command (NAVTRAC) in preparation for the NAVAF-led exercise Obangame Express 2023 and the U.S. Special Operations Command Africa-led exercise Flintlock.
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Leadership by example: AFRICOM hosts senior enlisted conference

1:29 PM8/29/2022
Participants used the forum to discuss security cooperation, and the importance of leadership and professional military education.
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Combined joint task force in Africa welcomes first female commanding general

12:00 AM5/14/2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jami Shawley assumed command of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Zana during a change of command ceremony May 14, 2022. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) presided.
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