Partnerships

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USS Porter Completes Exercise Atlas Handshake with the Royal Moroccan Navy

2:27 PM1/21/2021
The bilateral naval surface fire support training evolution between Porter and Moroccan multi-mission frigate Allal Ben Abdellah (FF 9813) took place off the coast of Morocco.
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U.S. Africa Command visit concludes, sparks key discussions with Sudan, DRC

4:12 PM2/1/2021
The trip occurred during a critical time for Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as both countries navigate paths toward democracy and civilian-led governments. Engagements renewed partnerships between the U.S. and these African nations and provided opportunities to discuss commonalities, shared values, pursue mutual interests, and strengthen the regional capacity of these nations to address security challenges.
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AFRICOM forces conduct first engagements in Somalia since repositioning

5:14 PM2/1/2021
U.S. Africa Command forces completed the first engagement into Somalia since the successful repositioning of U.S. forces under Joint Task Force - Quartz Jan. 30.
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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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Morocco praises continued security cooperation with AFRICOM

1:54 PM4/12/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command spoke with the Inspector General of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces, Gen. Abdelfatah Louarak on April 6.
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Leaders committed to transparency with African partners

1:35 PM7/9/2021
During an online conversation with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Gen. Townsend talked about transparency with African partners.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, First ESB to Complete Voyage Repair in South Africa

10:55 AM10/14/2021
Information System Technician 2nd Class Nathan A. Milca, right, and Electronics Technician 2nd Class Drake W. Childers perform annual maintenance on the forward house antennae aboard the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams while moored in Cape Town, South Africa, for a regularly scheduled maintenance period, Oct. 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 security interests in Europe and Africa.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, First ESB to Complete Voyage Repair in South Africa

11:04 AM10/14/2021
Information System Technician 2nd Class Nathan A. Milca, right, and Electronics Technician 2nd Class Drake W. Childers perform annual maintenance on the forward house antennae aboard the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams while moored in Cape Town, South Africa, for a regularly scheduled maintenance period, Oct. 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 security interests in Europe and Africa.
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Senior Leadership Symposium held for Exercise Phoenix Express 2021

11:45 AM10/14/2021
Military leaders from across Europe, Africa, and the United States as well as several regional and international organizations completed a three-day Senior Leadership Symposium as a continuation of exercise Phoenix Express in Tunis, Tunisia, Sept. 27-29, 2021. Exercise Phoenix Express 2021, 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 Mediterranean.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Mozambique

12:00 AM10/15/2021
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.
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