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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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All-female military-intelligence training in Nigeria supports peace, security initiatives

3:50 PM1/14/2020
The U.S. Africa Command director of intelligence presided over the graduation of an all-female intelligence course and engaged with Nigerian intelligence officials during a multi-day trip
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AFRICOM commander visits Kenya, Somalia, to emphasize partnership, security

12:00 AM2/14/2020
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
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Gen. Townsend Engages African Leaders at African Land Forces Summit

12:00 AM2/21/2020
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, completed a two-day trip to Ethiopia where he attended the closing ceremony of the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) and met with African senior military leaders
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U.S., Mali sign agreement for fuel donation

12:00 AM4/10/2020
Close cooperation and support from the U.S. for the Republic of Mali and the G5 Sahel Force supports fight against terrorism in the Sahel.
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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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SOCAF commander, expert panel discuss the significance of countering VEO efforts in Africa

3:07 PM9/15/2020
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AFRICOM commander visits Niger, Chad, Mali, and Senegal

4:36 PM11/19/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa command travelled to West Africa Nov. 15-19 to discuss security issues across the region. Townsend met leaders and chiefs of defense in Niger, Chad, Mali, and Senegal.
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AFRICOM commander visits Niger, Chad, Mali, & Senegal

5:16 PM11/19/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa command travelled to West Africa Nov. 15-19 to discuss security issues across the region. Townsend met leaders and chiefs of defense in Niger, Chad, Mali, and Senegal. U.S. Africa Command works with partner nations throughout Africa, supporting their efforts on common security issues. The command strives to create conditions that lead to enhanced security and stability while advancing U.S. interests
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AFRICOM commander visits Niger, Chad, Mali, & Senegal

5:16 PM11/19/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa command travelled to West Africa Nov. 15-19 to discuss security issues across the region. Townsend met leaders and chiefs of defense in Niger, Chad, Mali, and Senegal. U.S. Africa Command works with partner nations throughout Africa, supporting their efforts on common security issues. The command strives to create conditions that lead to enhanced security and stability while advancing U.S. interests
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AFRICOM commander visits Niger, Chad, Mali, and Senegal

5:16 PM11/19/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa command travelled to West Africa Nov. 15-19 to discuss security issues across the region. Townsend met leaders and chiefs of defense in Niger, Chad, Mali, and Senegal. U.S. Africa Command works with partner nations throughout Africa, supporting their efforts on common security issues. The command strives to create conditions that lead to enhanced security and stability while advancing U.S. interests.
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AFRICOM commander visits Niger, Chad, Mali, & Senegal

8:24 AM11/20/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa command travelled to West Africa Nov. 15-19 to discuss security issues across the region. Townsend met leaders and chiefs of defense in Niger, Chad, Mali, and Senegal. U.S. Africa Command works with partner nations throughout Africa, supporting their efforts on common security issues. The command strives to create conditions that lead to enhanced security and stability while advancing U.S. interests
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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 forces conduct assessment in Mali

3:54 PM3/3/2021
U.S. Africa Command forces stationed in Djibouti conducted an operational and logistics assessment in Gao, Mali, March 3.
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U.S. forces conducts operational and logistics assessment with 37th Airlift Squadron

6:03 PM3/3/2021
U.S. forces comprised of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, Task Force Bayonet, and Southern European Task Force Africa civil affairs service members, participate in a site assessment in Gao, Mali, March 3, 2021 alongside French forces. U.S. forces routinely conduct operational and logistics assessment exercises across regions to prepare for contingencies, exercise readiness, and identify areas of improvement.
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U.S. forces conducts operational and logistics assessment with 37th Airlift Squadron

6:19 PM3/3/2021
U.S. forces comprised of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, Task Force Bayonet, and Southern European Task Force Africa civil affairs service members, participate in a site assessment in Gao, Mali, March 3, 2021 alongside French forces. U.S. forces routinely conduct operational and logistics assessment exercises across regions to prepare for contingencies, exercise readiness, and identify areas of improvement.
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U.S. forces conducts operational and logistics assessment with 37th Airlift Squadron

6:21 PM3/3/2021
U.S. forces comprised of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, Task Force Bayonet, and Southern European Task Force Africa civil affairs service members, participate in a site assessment in Gao, Mali, March 3, 2021 alongside French forces. U.S. forces routinely conduct operational and logistics assessment exercises across regions to prepare for contingencies, exercise readiness, and identify areas of improvement.
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U.S. forces conducts operational and logistics assessment with 37th Airlift Squadron

6:49 PM3/3/2021
U.S. forces comprised of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, Task Force Bayonet, and Southern European Task Force Africa civil affairs service members, participate in a site assessment in Gao, Mali, March 3, 2021 alongside French forces. U.S. forces routinely conduct operational and logistics assessment exercises across regions to prepare for contingencies, exercise readiness, and identify areas of improvement.
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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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U.S. Africa Command forces conduct operational assessment in Timbuktu, Mali

11:10 PM3/19/2021
U.S. forces comprised of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, Task Force Bayonet, and Southern European Task Force Africa civil affairs service members participate in a site assessment alongside French forces in Timbuktu, Mali, March 20, 2021. U.S. forces routinely conduct operational assessments across regions to prepare for contingencies, exercise readiness, and identify areas of improvement.
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U.S. Africa Command forces conduct operational assessment in Timbuktu, Mali

11:24 PM3/19/2021
U.S. Africa Command forces stationed in Djibouti conducted their second operational assessment in Mali March 19. The initial assessment was March 3 in Gao, Mali.
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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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U.S. Naval Forces-Africa’s FAST conducts cross-continent exercise

2:13 PM4/19/2021
U.S. Sailors and Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team, Europe, a part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force 68, stationed in Rota, Spain, traveled to Timbuktu, Mali, on April 16, 2021. U.S. forces routinely conduct operational and logistics assessment exercises across regions to prepare for contingencies, exercise readiness, and identify areas of improvement.
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U.S. Naval Forces-Africa’s FAST conducts cross-continent exercise

2:15 PM4/19/2021
U.S. Marines with Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Company, Europe, Commander, Task Force - 68, and French armed forces soldiers conduct Military Operations in Urban Terrain training during a joint forces readiness exercise in Timbuktu, Mali, April 16, 2021. This latest trip to Timbuktu tested the command’s ability to rapidly move troops from Europe into West Africa.
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U.S. Naval Forces-Africa’s FAST conducts cross-continent exercise

2:17 PM4/19/2021
U.S. Sailors and Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team, Europe, a part of Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force 68, stationed in Rota, Spain, traveled to Timbuktu, Mali, on April 16, 2021. U.S. forces routinely conduct operational and logistics assessment exercises across regions to prepare for contingencies, exercise readiness, and identify areas of improvement.
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U.S. Naval Forces-Africa’s FAST conducts cross-continent exercise

2:22 PM4/19/2021
U.S. Marines with Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Company, Europe, Commander, Task Force - 68, and French armed forces soldiers conduct Military Operations in Urban Terrain training during a joint forces readiness exercise in Timbuktu, Mali, April 16, 2021. This latest trip to Timbuktu tested the command’s ability to rapidly move troops from Europe into West Africa.
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AFRICOM leader highlights support to African and international partners during Sahel visit

12:13 PM5/3/2021
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Heidi Berg, director of intelligence, U.S. Africa Command, concluded a multiday visit to Senegal and Mali.
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AFRICOM leader highlights support to African and international partners during Sahel visit

12:00 AM5/1/2021
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Heidi Berg tours the aviation unit and gets capability briefing on the French EC665 Tiger multi-role combat helicopter while at the French Platform Operational Desert in Gao, Mali, May 1. Berg conducted a multiday visit to Senegal and Mali to highlight U.S. Africa Command’s continued support to African and French partners and their efforts to enhance security in the Sahel.
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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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AFRICOM Commander engages in Mali

2:09 PM9/24/2021
U.S. Army General Stephen Townsend, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, traveled to Bamako, Mali September 23, accompanied by U.S. Africa Command Deputy Commander for Civil-Military Engagement Ambassador Andrew Young.
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