Burkina Faso

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AFRICOM hosts high level discussions on G5 Sahel region

10:09 AM10/17/2019
Whitney Baird, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for West Africa and Security Affairs in the Bureau of African Affairs, met with the U.S. Ambassadors to Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger to discuss field perspectives and an overall approach for the Sahel region of Africa, in Stuttgart, Germany, Oct. 8, 2019.
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Amb. Young recognized for service as ambassador to Burkina Faso 2016-20

12:00 AM4/27/2021
The award of the Knight of the Order of the Stallion is the highest honorary order awarded to individuals and legal entities for eminent service, civil or military, to the nation of Burkina Faso.
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Military equipment enables the G5 Joint Force Sahel fight against terrorism

1:43 PM8/14/2020
The Joint Force’s missions include combating counterterrorism, transnational organized crime, and trafficking in the Sahel, a region that has seen an increase in violence since 2017.
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U.S. donates $8M in military equipment to Niger

3:30 PM8/14/2020
The equipment will aid the West African nation and its G5 Sahel Joint Force partners in the fight against terrorism in the region.
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Virtual communication forum centers on female roles in cybersecurity

3:16 PM9/11/2020
Delegates from AFRICOM, including cyber operations planners, met with African representatives from Burkina Faso, Chad, Botswana, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda, and Uganda to strengthen partner networks.
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Virtual communication forum centers on female roles in cybersecurity

3:35 PM9/11/2020
Dozens of female communication professionals from U.S. Africa Command and multiple African militaries came together during a two-day, virtual symposium Sept. 9-10.
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Virtual communication forum centers on female roles in cybersecurity

4:15 PM9/11/2020
Dozens of female communication professionals from U.S. Africa Command and multiple African militaries came together during a two-day, virtual symposium Sept. 9-10.
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Virtual communication forum centers on female roles in cybersecurity

4:15 PM9/11/2020
Dozens of female communication professionals from U.S. Africa Command and multiple African militaries came together during a two-day, virtual symposium Sept. 9-10.
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SOCAF commander, expert panel discuss the significance of countering VEO efforts in Africa

3:07 PM9/15/2020
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Nations of the African Outbreak Response Alliance conclude series of virtual symposiums on healthcare, COVID19 response

10:38 AM10/14/2020
Topics included threats and opportunities in the COVID-19 environment, best practices in prevention and response to COVID-19, biosecurity threat reduction, and disease management during COVID-19.
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Chaplains bridge the COVID gap using modern methods

1:17 PM10/20/2020
SOCAFRICA chaplains use VTC and social media to stay connected to their units, assist Burkina Faso chaplains in doing the same
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Series aims to build partner military capacity through expert legal advice

12:00 AM1/17/2021
The virtual conference series, developed in spring 2020, was held over a period of eleven weeks. It was attended by representatives from nine African nations, the United States, three European nations, and two international organizations.
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U.S. Africa Command discusses operations and logistics with Sahel Region partners

3:58 PM3/5/2021
During the trip, Tyler and Jones met with African and French partners and U.S. leadership in all four countries to reaffirm the command’s ongoing mission, personnel support, and commitment in the region.
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U.S. Africa Command discusses operations and logistics with Sahel Region partners

4:23 PM3/5/2021
U.S. Africa Command Director of Operations U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler and AFRICOM Director of Logistics U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones met with Sahel region leaders, partner military leaders and forces, and U.S. troops during a multi-day trip to Chad, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, Feb. 8-12. During the trip, Tyler and Jones met with African and French partners and U.S. leadership in all four countries to reaffirm the command’s ongoing mission, personnel support, and commitment in the region.
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U.S. Africa Command discusses operations and logistics with Sahel Region partners

4:25 PM3/5/2021
General Marc, commander of Barkhane Force, held a medal ceremony on Feb. 8 at the N’Djamena military base. As part of a U.S. delegation visit to Chad, the general awarded the Overseas Service Medal to four U.S. Soldiers for their participation in the operation conducted in the Sahelo Saharian area.
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Virtual African Air Chiefs Symposium strengthens alliances

12:00 AM4/6/2021
The 10th annual AACS focused on exchanging experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate in order to improve and support air operations across Africa.
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U.S. Naval Forces-Africa’s FAST conducts cross-continent exercise

1:52 PM4/19/2021
The first two exercises were completed by troops stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and tested the command’s ability to move troops quickly across the continent from east to west in support of partners throughout the region.
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Amb. Young recognized for service as ambassador to Burkina Faso 2016-20

12:00 AM4/21/2021
On behalf of Burkinabe President Faso Roch Kabore, Burkinabe Ambassador to the U.S. Seydou Kabore presented Ambassador Andrew Young, U.S. Africa Command deputy commander for civil-military engagement, the Knight of the Order of the Stallion for Young's service as U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso from 2016-20.
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U.S. Africa Command leaders visit Mauritania to highlight cooperation and importance of G5 Sahel

3:29 PM7/16/2021
A U.S. Africa Command senior leader delegation met with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani to discuss the potential for greater partnership and engagement during a visit to the nation’s capital, Nouakchott, July 13-15.
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