AFRICOM hosts high level discussions on G5 Sahel region
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.
Senegalese teach African partner forces casualty care at Flintlock 20
"You can reduce so much the people who die in the field and maybe when we send him to another place with more capacity to control the bleeding, he can survive," said one African special operations paramedic.
U.S. Naval Forces-Africa’s FAST conducts cross-continent exercise
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.