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Air Forces Africa delivers medical supplies to Ghana

12:00 AM4/25/2020
The medical supplies included extraction kits, viral collection swabs, universal and viral transport media to collect and store specimens, and the replenishment of other consumable lab supplies.
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DoD supports African partner nations in multiple ways

12:00 AM5/1/2020
AFRICOM continues to work closely with African partners to for capacity-building programs, security assistance, military equipment sales, education and exercises.
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Army component and African senior leaders discuss security cooperation

10:23 AM6/25/2020
Maj. Gen. Cloutier introduced Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, incoming U.S. Army Africa commander, to each senior leader and affirmed ongoing partnerships.
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Medical supplies, PPE support Ghana Armed Forces’ COVID-19 treatment center

2:37 PM7/20/2020
The PPE donation is a follow-up to the donation of two state of the art Level II Field Hospitals to the Ghana Armed Forces Feb. 4 on behalf of the U.S.
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U.S. medical supplies support Ghana Armed Forces’ #COVID19 treatment center

2:50 PM7/20/2020
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U.S. Africa Command donates COVID supplies to Ghana

12:00 AM9/3/2020
AFRICOM used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid Appropriation funds to purchase 10,000 N95 face masks, 1,600 hospital gowns, 2,000 liters of methylated spirit, 3,000 liters of sodium hypochlorite, 20 glucometers, 200 glucometer strips, and 14 pulse oximeters.
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U.S. Africa Command donates COVID supplies to Ghana

2:01 PM9/3/2020
AFRICOM used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid Appropriation (OHDACA) funds to purchase the supplies, which included 10,000 N95 face masks, 1,600 hospital gowns, 2,000 liters of methylated spirit, 3,000 liters of sodium hypochlorite, 20 glucometers, 200 glucometer strips, and 14 pulse oximeters.
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U.S. Africa Command donates COVID supplies to Ghana

2:03 PM9/3/2020
AFRICOM used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid Appropriation (OHDACA) funds to purchase the supplies, which included 10,000 N95 face masks, 1,600 hospital gowns, 2,000 liters of methylated spirit, 3,000 liters of sodium hypochlorite, 20 glucometers, 200 glucometer strips, and 14 pulse oximeters.
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U.S. Africa Command donates COVID supplies to Ghana

2:06 PM9/3/2020
AFRICOM used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid Appropriation (OHDACA) funds to purchase the supplies, which included 10,000 N95 face masks, 1,600 hospital gowns, 2,000 liters of methylated spirit, 3,000 liters of sodium hypochlorite, 20 glucometers, 200 glucometer strips, and 14 pulse oximeters.
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U.S. Africa Command donates COVID supplies to Ghana

2:09 PM9/3/2020
AFRICOM used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid Appropriation (OHDACA) funds to purchase the supplies, which included 10,000 N95 face masks, 1,600 hospital gowns, 2,000 liters of methylated spirit, 3,000 liters of sodium hypochlorite, 20 glucometers, 200 glucometer strips, and 14 pulse oximeters.
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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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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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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams joins allies, partners for exercise Grand African NEMO

9:18 AM10/16/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams recently completed tracking and maneuvering exercises with Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Cabo Verde, and Morocco.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Rota, Spain

2:40 PM10/26/2020
While operating in the U.S. Africa Command area of operations, the ship conducted six maritime evolutions alongside African partner nations, participated in a major multinational exercise, and conducted refueling operations.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Conducts Tracking Exercise with Ghanaian, Italian Navies

2:53 PM10/26/2020
An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter assigned to the "Ghost Riders" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 takes off from the flight deck of the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams during a tracking exercise between Hershel “Woody” Williams, the Italian Navy frigate ITS Federico Martinengo, and the Ghana Navy Snake-class patrol vessel Ehwor in the Gulf of Guinea, Sept. 28, 2020. Also pictured is an Italian NH 90 helicopter assigned to Federico Martinengo. Hershel "Woody" Williams is on its inaugural deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of responsibility in support of maritime missions and special operations.
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U.S., Ghana partner to build disaster management capabilities across the region

8:39 AM11/17/2020
On November 9, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan officially presented a skills-based Disaster Management Curriculum to Major General Francis Ofori, Commandant of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC).
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African partners attend NSCITTS as part of IMET

1:11 PM12/29/2020
Students from Chad, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Sierra Leone and Togo attend the U.S. Navy's Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School on the Pearl River in Mississippi Dec. 2. The training took place as part of U.S. Africa Command's International Military and Education Training program, which provides funds for international personnel to attend U.S. military professional training programs.
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African partners attend NSCITTS as part of IMET

1:33 PM12/29/2020
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African partners attend small craft instruction school as part of AFRICOM's International Military Education and Training program

12:00 AM12/2/2020
Students from Chad, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Sierra Leone and Togo attend the U.S. Navy's Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School on the Pearl River in Mississippi Dec. 2. The training took place as part of U.S. Africa Command's International Military and Education Training program, which provides funds for international personnel to attend U.S. military professional training programs.
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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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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

12:00 AM2/25/2021
U.S. Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, conducted a two-day visit to Ghana, Feb. 23-24. This was Townsend’s first visit to the country, where he met with Ghanaian leaders and U.S. Embassy personnel in Accra.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

11:08 AM2/25/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, meets with the Honorable Dominic Nitiwul, Ghana Minister of Defense designate, as part of a two-day visit to Ghana, Feb. 23-24. As violence in the Sahel and piracy in the Gulf of Guinea both steadily increase, Ghana’s strategic location makes it a critical anchor for multiple efforts, including activities to improve maritime security and counter transnational crime.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

11:10 AM2/25/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, poses with Ghanaian leaders and U.S. Embassy personnel in Accra as part of a two-day visit to Ghana, Feb. 23-24. Topics of discussion throughout the trip included the shared commitment to degrade the influence of regional violent extremist organizations.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

11:10 AM2/25/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, oversees a color parade at the Ghana Armed Forces headquarters at Burma Camp, Ghana, as part of a two-day visit Feb. 23-24. “It’s important we grow our partnership with Ghana to advance shared security goals," Townsend said.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

11:11 AM2/25/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, meets with President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House as part of a two-day visit Feb. 23-24. “Ghana is an African security leader and a key partner of U.S. Africa Command. I look forward to exploring ways we can continue to deepen our partnership,” Townsend said.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

11:12 AM2/25/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, meets with President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House as part of a two-day visit Feb. 23-24. “Ghana is an African security leader and a key partner of U.S. Africa Command. I look forward to exploring ways we can continue to deepen our partnership,” Townsend said.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

11:12 AM2/25/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, meets with Lt. Gen. O.B Akwa, former chief of defense staff, as part of a two-day visit Feb. 23-24. “We are improving out military ties through exchanges and Non-Commissioned Officer development. It’s important we grow our partnership with Ghana to advance shared security goals,” Townsend said.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

11:39 AM2/25/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, oversees a color parade at the Ghana Armed Forces headquarters at Burma Camp, Ghana, as part of a two-day visit Feb. 23-24. “It’s important we grow our partnership with Ghana to advance shared security goals," Townsend said.
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International Exercise Obangame Express set to begin

12:00 AM3/12/2021
OE21 is part of a comprehensive strategy by U.S. Naval Forces Africa and U.S. Africa Command to provide collaborative opportunities for African forces and international partners to address maritime security concerns.
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Obangame Express 21 Exercise

1:12 PM3/19/2021
Service members from the Ghanaian special forces provide cover while approaching a vessel during a boarding exercise as part of Obangame Express 2021, March 17, 2021. Obangame Express, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea and West Africa coastal regions.
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Medical experts conduct virtual pandemic preparation, response event during Obangame Express

9:10 AM3/22/2021
The virtual medical event served as an opportunity for partner nations to discuss infectious disease surveillance and virus outbreak response.
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Medical experts conduct virtual pandemic preparation, response event during Obangame Express

9:25 AM3/22/2021
Cmdr. Helen Cann, senior medical officer, participates in a pandemic preparation and response virtual engagement in support of Exercise Obangame Express 2021 on March 16, 2021. Obangame Express, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea and West African coastal regions.
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Obangame Express 2021: women in arms lead the way

12:00 AM3/31/2021
The women serving within the participating nations in Exercise Obangame Express 2021 (OE21) represent only a small number in a growing community of women in the armed forces.
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Obangame Express 2021: women in arms lead the way

12:35 PM4/2/2021
Ghanaian Sailors stand watch at the Ghana, Eastern Naval Command during Exercise Obangame Express, March 21, 2021. Obangame Express, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea and West Africa coastal regions.
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Obangame Express 2021: women in arms lead the way

12:37 PM4/2/2021
A Ghanaian Sailor assumes a watch position at the Ghana, Eastern Naval Command, during Exercise Obangame Express, March 21, 2021. Obangame Express, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea and West Africa coastal regions.
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Obangame Express 2021: women in arms lead the way

12:39 PM4/2/2021
A Ghanaian Sailor searches an outgoing car while standing watch at the Ghana, Eastern Naval Command, during Exercise Obangame Express, March 21, 2021. Obangame Express, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea and West Africa coastal regions.
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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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Ghanaian officer earns her infantry blue cord

12:00 AM4/21/2021
“I am proud of myself,” said the 28-year-old officer who spent the last seven months learning different protocols and troop leading procedures.
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Commander says Africa is too important for Americans to ignore

1:26 PM4/26/2021
LT Agatha Kpamina, Ghana Armed Forces, is the first female from one of U.S. Africa Command’s partners – Ghana – to attend and complete the Infantry Basic Officer Course at Fort Benning, Georgia. Mark Irish, chief of the Maneuver Center of Excellence’s International Military Student Office presents the Infantry blue cord to Kpamina.
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Africa Malaria Task Force reconvenes to share resources, strategies and expertise

2:16 PM7/6/2021
The task force brings together scientists and policy makers with demonstrated interest in malaria programs to share resources, strategies, and expertise that would ultimately act as a catalyst for change.
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Africa Malaria Task Force reconvenes to share resources, strategies and expertise

2:31 PM7/6/2021
Attendees take part in a two-day virtual training event, hosted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa Force Medical June 29, 2021, in support of Africa Malaria Task Force in Naples, Italy. AMTF is a program developed in 2011, designed to strengthen and expand effective malaria programs and provide support for military personnel and their families and countries.
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Conference focuses on security at sea to ensure free trade in Gulf of Guinea

10:14 AM7/12/2021
Chiefs of Navies and Air Forces from across the world focus on combatting piracy and supporting economies.
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Conference focuses on security at sea to ensure free trade in Gulf of Guinea

10:41 AM7/12/2021
U.S. Naval Forces Africa, Europe and U.S. Sixth Fleet Chief of Staff, Rear Adm. Nancy Lacore, virtually attends the two-day International Maritime Defence and Exhibition Conference 2021 hosted by the Ghanaian Navy from July 7-8, 2021.
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U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/

10:43 AM7/12/2021
Service members from the Ghanaian special forces provide cover while approaching a vessel during a boarding exercise as part of Obangame Express 2021 on March 17, 2021. Obangame Express is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea and West Africa coastal regions.
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Hershel “Woody” Williams Returns to Gulf of Guinea, Strengthening Partnership with Coastal African Nations

11:04 AM8/9/2021
Members of the Ghanaian Special Boat Squadron embarked the expeditionary sea base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) to participate in maritime security training alongside the Nigerian Navy, Aug. 5, 2021.
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Hershel “Woody” Williams Returns to Gulf of Guinea, Strengthening Partnership with Coastal African Nations

11:14 AM8/9/2021
210805-N-LK647-0018 TEMA, Ghana (Aug. 5, 2021) Members of the Ghanaian Navy are welcomed aboard the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) by Cdr. Ernique Sesler, executive officer, second from left, and Lt. Cdr. Michael Vallianos II, deputy chief, Office of Security Cooperation, United States Embassy in Ghana, second from right, to embark on a training exercise, Aug. 5, 2021. Hershel "Woody" Williams is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests and security in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Malachi Lakey/Released)
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Hershel “Woody” Williams Returns to Gulf of Guinea, Strengthening Partnership with Coastal African Nations

11:14 AM8/9/2021
210803-N-LK647-0187 TEMA, Ghana (Aug. 3, 2021) Chief Culinary Specialist Gerald Foxworth, left, Chief Master-at-Arms Brandon Spears, second from left, and Comand Senior Chief Mark Rayner, second from right, all assigned to the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) share snacks with Ghanaian Navy personnel on the pier, Aug. 3, 2021. Hershel "Woody" Williams is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests and security in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Malachi Lakey/Released)
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Security cooperation in Ghana

2:22 PM8/24/2021
A member of the Ghanaian Special Boat Squadron conducts a live-fire drill at the Naval Training Command in Nutekpor-Sogakope, Ghana, Aug. 12, 2021. The training was conducted with U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa personnel deployed aboard the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams to enhance operational capabilities and readiness throughout Western Africa.
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Regional cooperation, security discussed during Gen. Townsend's visit to West Africa

3:54 PM9/21/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, arrives in Ghana as the first stop in a four-day visit to West Africa on Sept. 20, 2021. During the trip, Townsend met with government officials and senior military representatives to talk about the need for continued cooperation to improve and maintain security across the region.
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Regional cooperation, security discussed during Gen. Townsend's visit to West Africa

3:54 PM9/21/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, meets with Air Vice Marshall Frank Hanson, Chief of Air Staff of the Ghana Air Force, and U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie Sullivan after arriving in Ghana as part of a four-day trip to West Africa on Sept. 20, 2021. During the trip, Townsend met with government officials and senior military representatives to talk about the need for continued cooperation to improve and maintain security across the region.
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Regional cooperation, security discussed during Gen. Townsend's visit to West Africa

3:54 PM9/21/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, meets with Ghanaian military leaders after arriving in Ghana as part of a four-day trip to West Africa on Sept. 20, 2021. During the trip, Townsend met with government officials and senior military representatives to talk about the need for continued cooperation to improve and maintain security across the region.
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AFRICOM Commander visits Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire

6:09 PM9/22/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, began a multi-day visit to West Africa, which included stops in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire September 20-21.
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USAFE-AFAFRICA hosts African partners for the return of vital conference

12:00 AM11/8/2021
The forum provided the air chiefs an opportunity to discuss their shared vision for the future of multination coordination and interoperability in Africa.
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