security

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EARF deploys to provide airfield security at Manda Bay

3:47 PM1/14/2020
Following a Jan. 5 terrorist attack at Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, U.S. service members comprising part of U.S. Africa Command’s East Africa Response Force deployed to secure the airfield and augment security.
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Senior U.S. Africa Command Officials Visit Troops at Manda Bay

3:52 PM1/14/2020
Senior U.S. Africa Command officials visited partner forces and U.S. troops stationed at Camp Simba and Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, Jan 9
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Militaries make final preparations for African Lion 20

7:33 AM2/10/2020
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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. Marines Continue Humanitarian Mine Action Program

12:00 AM3/12/2020
At the request of the Kingdom of Morocco, U.S. Marine Corps explosive ordnance disposal technicians will facilitate HMA explosive ordnance disposal level one validation for the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces in 2020
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North and West Africa Response Force conducts engagement in Niger

9:57 AM8/13/2021
U.S. service members assigned to U.S. Africa Command's North and West Africa Response Force (NARF) conducted a cross-continent strategic engagement in Niger, August 7-9.
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Department of State and Defense officials meet for 2022 East African Security Forum

1:54 PM5/16/2022
Maj. Gen. William Zana, commander, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, hosted the forum, which provided a face-to-face platform for representatives with the U.S. Departments of State and Defense, U,S. Agency for International Development, and National Security Council. The discussions ranged from overarching long-term strategy to specific security threats in the region.
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U.S., partners conduct amphibious recon during Phoenix Express 2022

11:17 AM6/2/2022
Participating personnel used scout swimmer techniques and practiced securing a beach during the drill May 24, 2022.
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Idaho National Guard participates in exercise African Lion ‘22

6:07 PM6/28/2022
During the two-week training in late June 2022, Moroccans and the Idaho National Guard learned how each unit uses its weapon platforms.
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U.S. Africa Command Special Operations Forces train alongside partners in Kenya

8:53 AM7/28/2022
The JCET program’s primary purpose is to provide partner nation special operations units specific training to promote security and stability in Africa.
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