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US Delivers Tactical Equipment to Niger

2:00 PM6/10/2019
The Office of Security Cooperation Niger held a G5 Sahel Equipment Handover Ceremony at the Direction Centrale du Materiel in Niamey, Niger, June 6, 2019.
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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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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
The U.S. conducted a turnover and dedication ceremony of a new C-130 hangar to the Nigerien Air Force at Nigerien Air Base 201, Jan. 22. The new hangar is comprised of approximately 58 tons of steel and measures 2,800 square meters with a taxiway and apron measuring almost 13,000 square meters. (Released by Samantha Reho, U.S. Africa Command)
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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
The U.S. conducted a turnover and dedication ceremony of a new C-130 hangar to the Nigerien Air Force at Nigerien Air Base 201, Jan. 22. Several prominent civic leaders from the surrounding community, including the governor, mayor, and sultan of Agadez, attended the ceremony alongside both Department of State and U.S. Africa command leadership. (Released by Samantha Reho, U.S. Africa Command)
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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
The U.S. conducted a turnover and dedication ceremony of a new C-130 hangar to the Nigerien Air Force, Jan. 22. The new hangar at Nigerien Air Base 201 will ultimately shelter up to two C-130 mobility aircraft, recently purchased by the Nigerien Armed Forces from the United States. (Released by Samantha Reho, U.S. Africa Command)
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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
Ambassador Eric P. Whitaker, U.S. Ambassador to Niger, provide remarks during a turnover and dedication ceremony of a new C-130 hangar at Nigerien Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, Jan. 22. (Released: Samantha Reho, U.S. Africa Command)
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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
Ambassador Eric P. Whitaker, U.S. Ambassador to Niger, and Colonel Abdoul Kader Amirou, deputy chief of staff for the Nigerien Air Force, cut the ribbon signifying the facility's turnover to Niger at a dedication ceremony at Nigerien Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, Jan. 22. (Released: Samantha Reho, U.S. Africa Command)
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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
Members of the Nigerien Air Force participated in a turnover and dedication ceremony of a new C-130 hangar at Nigerien Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, Jan. 22. The hangar will ultimately shelter up to two C-130 mobility aircraft, recently purchased by the Nigerien Air Force from the United States. (Released: Samantha Reho, U.S. Africa Command)
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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
Several prominent civic Nigerien leaders, including the governor, mayor, and sultan of Agadez, participated in a tour of the new C-130 hangar at Nigerien Air Base 201. The hanger itself is comprised of 58 tons of steel and includes an engine maintenance room, supply storage, training area, battery, and tool rooms. (Released: Samantha Reho, U.S. Africa Command)
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U.S. Dedicates C-130 Hangar to Nigerien Air Force

1:23 PM2/10/2020
AGADEZ, Niger – The U.S. conducted a turnover and dedication ceremony of a new C-130 hangar to the Nigerien Air Force at Nigerien Air Base 201, Jan. 22.
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Nigerien Air Force's first female pilot adds C-130 to repertoire

12:00 AM12/13/2019
Capt. Ouma Laouali, the first female pilot in the Nigerien air force, flies in a full-motion simulator at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Dec. 13, 2019. Laouali recently accomplished the next step in her pilot career April 22, 2020, by completing her training to become a C-130 Hercules pilot in the C-130 Formal Training Unit’s six-month international pilot training program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jayden Ford)
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Civil affairs team delivers medical supplies to Nigerien facilities

12:00 AM4/28/2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic began accelerating around the globe in March Civil Affairs Team 219 rapidly adapted its mission focus to assist Nigerien partners in the battle against the infection.
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Cavoli, Rohling travel to West Africa, engage with partner military, government officials

12:00 AM4/27/2021
During the tour, which included engagements in Senegal, The Gambia, Côte d’Ivoire and Niger, Cavoli and Rohling reaffirmed the U.S. Army’s commitment to partnerships and security cooperation in the region.
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U.S. donates $8M in military equipment to Niger

12:53 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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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 & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:21 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:22 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

8:25 AM9/26/2020
The trip, which included stops in Somalia, Djibouti, Chad and Niger, demonstrated AFRICOM’s whole of government approach in Africa.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

9:38 AM9/28/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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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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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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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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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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AFRICOM delegation attends presidential inauguration in Niger

8:02 PM4/6/2021
Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement traveled to Niger to attend the presidential inauguration of Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum, April 2.
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U.S. Africa Command delegation attends presidential inauguration in Niger

8:04 PM4/6/2021
Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement traveled to Niger to attend the presidential inauguration of Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum, April 2. U.S. Ambassador to Niger, Eric P. Whitaker led the delegation, which included representatives from diplomacy, defense, and development.
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SETAF-AF mobility division delivers equipment to support operations in Niger

12:00 AM4/6/2021
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, coordinated the ground movement of 16 Armored Personnel Carriers to support G5 Joint Force Sahel efforts in northern Niger.
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SETAF-AF mobility division delivers equipment to support operations in Niger

12:00 AM4/6/2021
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, coordinated for the ground movement of 16 Armored Personnel Carriers to support joint-force G5 Sahel efforts in northern Niger. The Joint Force’s missions include combating counterterrorism, transnational organized crime and trafficking in the Sahel.
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SETAF-AF mobility division delivers equipment to support operations in Niger

12:00 AM4/6/2021
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, coordinated for the ground movement of 16 Armored Personnel Carriers to support joint-force G5 Sahel efforts in northern Niger. The Joint Force’s missions include combating counterterrorism, transnational organized crime and trafficking in the Sahel.
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SETAF-AF mobility division delivers equipment to support operations in Niger

12:00 AM4/6/2021
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, coordinated for the ground movement of 16 Armored Personnel Carriers to support joint-force G5 Sahel efforts in northern Niger. The Joint Force’s missions include combating counterterrorism, transnational organized crime and trafficking in the Sahel.
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U.S. Africa Command delegation attends presidential inauguration in Niger

2:21 PM4/7/2021
Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement traveled to Niger to attend the presidential inauguration of Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum, April 2. U.S. Ambassador to Niger, Eric P. Whitaker led the delegation, which included representatives from diplomacy, defense, and development.
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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 continues exercises to test movement of troops across Africa

4:27 PM5/13/2021
This movement continues U.S. Africa Command's series of exercises in West Africa this spring. 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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Nigerien and U.S. forces mark a series of firsts for Humanitarian Aid operations at Airbase 201

9:07 AM6/2/2021
The aid delivery was the first combined operation out of Airbase 201 between U.S. Civil Affairs and their recently formed Forces Armees Nigeriennes (FAN) counterpart, the Action Civil‐Militaire (ACM). It also marked the ACM’s inaugural humanitarian aid delivery from Airbase 201.
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U.S., Niger forces conduct joint mortar training event

2:27 PM6/16/2021
Starting in May, eight Task Force Iron Gray Mortar trainers and 25 Nigerien Soldiers began the classroom portion of the training event to learn system procedures and prepare Nigerien mortar leaders to train current and future mortar teams.
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U.S, Niger forces conduct joint mortar training event

2:55 PM6/16/2021
Spc. Visel with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa works with Nigerien Soldiers during a dry-fire exercise at Tondibiah, Niger, May 25, 2021.
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