AFRICOM commander visits Kenya, Somalia, to emphasize partnership, security
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, completed a two-day trip to East Africa to personally assess the security situation at the Kenyan Defense Force installation at Manda Bay, Kenya, before continuing to Somalia to meet with senior Somali officials to discuss the impact of broader U.S. government programs taking place in Somalia
U.S. Africa Command’s Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kirk Smith, traveled to Spain Feb. 15-17 to discuss deepening collaboration and efforts within Africa with senior Spanish defense officials.
USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Mozambique
The visit will include engagement opportunities with Mozambican military and government leaders, including a ship tour and capabilities demonstrations. Additionally, the visit will include engagement opportunities for the crew to interact with the local community.