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U.S. delivers specialized vehicles to Moroccan Special Operations Forces

9:24 AM5/11/2020
The U.S. transferred ownership of 21 specialized vehicles to the Moroccan Forces Armées Royale Special Operations Company May 6.
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U.S. delivers specialized vehicles to Moroccan Special Operations Forces

12:00 AM5/6/2020
The U.S. transferred ownership of 21 specialized vehicles to the Moroccan Forces Armées Royale Special Operations Company valued May 6. The delivery marks a critical step in enhancing the unit’s capacity to conduct special operations and internal company command and control by the end of this year. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy Morocco)
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U.S. delivers specialized vehicles to Moroccan Special Operations Forces

12:00 AM5/6/2020
The U.S. transferred ownership of 21 specialized vehicles to the Moroccan Forces Armées Royale Special Operations Company valued May 6. The delivery marks a critical step in enhancing the unit’s capacity to conduct special operations and internal company command and control by the end of this year. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy Morocco)
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U.S. delivers specialized vehicles to Moroccan Special Operations Forces

12:00 AM5/6/2020
Col. Abderrahim Maddah, post commander of the FAR Southern Zone Training Center in Tifnit, met with the Senior Defense Official of the U.S. Embassy, Col. Kenneth Gjone, to complete transfers of ownership of 21 specialized vehicles to the Moroccan Forces Armées Royale Special Operations Company May 6. The delivery marks a critical step in enhancing the unit’s capacity to conduct special operations and internal company command and control by the end of this year. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy Morocco)
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U.S. delivers specialized vehicles to Moroccan Special Operations Forces

12:00 AM5/6/2020
The United States transferred ownership of 21 specialized vehicles to the Moroccan Forces Armées Royale Special Operations Company May 6. The delivery marks a critical step in enhancing the unit’s capacity to conduct special operations and internal company command and control by the end of this year. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy Morocco)
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Vehicle donation enhances Kenya’s capability to combat corruption, drug trafficking

10:10 AM6/1/2020
The donation also furthers the investigation of transnational criminal organizations, highlighting a commitment to preserve and strengthen the rule of law in Kenya.
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Virtual symposium focuses on cybersecurity, teleworking during COVID

3:41 PM8/13/2020
U.S. Africa Command hosted a virtual engagement on cybersecurity at Kelley Barracks Aug. 5-6, 2020.
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U.S. increases engagements with African nations

10:09 AM10/5/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark Esper reviews the troops in a welcome ceremony with Tunisian Minister of Defense Ibraham Bartagi, Tunis, Tunisia, Sept. 30. Esper visited Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, highlighting America's long-term involvement in North Africa.
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U.S. increases engagements with African nations

10:14 AM10/5/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark Esper meets with Tunisian President Kais Saied, at Carthage Palace, Tunisia, Sept. 30. Esper visited Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, highlighting America's long-term involvement in North Africa.
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U.S. increases engagements with African nations

10:16 AM10/5/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark Esper meets with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, at the presidential palace in Algiers, Algeria, Oct. 1. Esper visited Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, highlighting America's long-term involvement in North Africa.
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U.S. increases engagements with African nations

10:17 AM10/5/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark Esper lays a wreath at the Monument of the Martyr, Algiers, Algeria, Oct. 1. Esper visited Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, highlighting America's long-term involvement in North Africa.
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U.S. increases engagements with African nations

10:19 AM10/5/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark Esper meets with Inspector General for the Kingdom of Morocco, Gen. Abdelfattah Louarak, at the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces Headquaters, Rabat, Morocco, Oct. 2. Esper visited Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, highlighting America's long-term involvement in North Africa.
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U.S. increases engagements with African nations

10:20 AM10/5/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark Esper and Minister-Delegate for the Administration of National Defense Abdellatif Loudiyi sign a U.S.-Morocco defense cooperation road map in Rabat, Morocco, Oct. 2. Esper visited Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, highlighting America's long-term involvement in North Africa.
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U.S. increases engagements with African nations

10:25 AM10/5/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper visited Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, highlighting America's long-term involvement in North Africa.
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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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U.S. Africa Command Leadership visits Spain

6:52 PM2/18/2021
U.S. Africa Command’s Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kirk Smith, traveled to Spain Feb. 15-17 to discuss deepening collaboration and efforts within Africa with senior Spanish defense officials.
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AFRICOM commander visit to Ghana highlights U.S. support for joint security cooperation

12:00 AM2/25/2021
U.S. Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, conducted a two-day visit to Ghana, Feb. 23-24. This was Townsend’s first visit to the country, where he met with Ghanaian leaders and U.S. Embassy personnel in Accra.
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U.S., Kenyan Air Forces hone C-145 capabilities

9:23 AM6/7/2021
After 3 months of training, U.S. Air Force Combat Aviation Advisors assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command Africa and Kenyan Air Force (KAF) partners completed a successful culmination exercise showcasing the wide range of capabilities the recently-acquired C-145 Combat Coyote will add to the KAF fleet. The engagement enabled a fully-trained flying crew - to include pilots, loadmasters, riggers and mechanics - proficient in operating and maintaining the C-145. The culmination of the training featured an exercise in all areas to include airdrop, medical evacuation, and short take-off and landing.
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U.S., Kenyan Air Forces hone C-145 capabilities

9:26 AM6/7/2021
The engagement enabled a fully-trained flying crew - to include pilots, loadmasters, riggers and mechanics - proficient in operating and maintaining the C-145.
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U.S., Kenyan Air Forces hone C-145 capabilities

9:51 AM6/7/2021
The engagement enabled a fully-trained flying crew - to include pilots, loadmasters, riggers and mechanics - proficient in operating and maintaining the C-145.
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

10:55 AM6/7/2021
U.S. Air Force combat aviation advisors assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command showcase Kenya’s newly acquired C-145 Skytruck to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Kenyan officials in Nairobi, Kenya, May 12, 2021. The U.S. Air Force provided training in C-145 Skytruck flight and maintenance operations, as well as combat and survival training.
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USAF Combat Aviation Advisors provide C-145 training to Kenyan Air Force personnel during CULEX

10:57 AM6/7/2021
U.S. Air Force combat aviation advisors assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command and Kenyan Air Force aircrews and Rapid Response Units conduct personnel recovery training on Moi Air Base, Kenya, May 12, 2021. The U.S. Air Force provided training in C-145 Skytruck flight and maintenance operations, as well as combat and survival training.
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Armored Personnel Carriers complement Somalia security forces in fight against al-Shabaab

3:34 PM7/8/2021
The six vehicles were turned-over to SNA-Danab forces July 6 in a ceremony attended by leaders in the Somali Defense Forces, U.S. Department of State & U.S. Africa Command.
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Armored Personnel Carriers complement Somalia security forces in fight against al-Shabaab

3:36 PM7/8/2021
The six vehicles were turned-over to SNA-Danab forces July 6 in a ceremony attended by leaders in the Somali Defense Forces, U.S. Department of State & U.S. Africa Command.
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Armored Personnel Carriers complement Somalia security forces in fight against al-Shabaab

3:37 PM7/8/2021
The six vehicles were turned-over to SNA-Danab forces July 6 in a ceremony attended by leaders in the Somali Defense Forces, U.S. Department of State & U.S. Africa Command. Included in the package were basic issue items to ensure proper maintenance of the vehicles.
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Foreign policy advisors strengthen security partnerships

10:09 AM7/9/2021
Political advisors help bring a State Department perspective to military operations and ensure that commanders and other military staff benefit from the diplomatic expertise of foreign service officers.
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Foreign policy advisors strengthen security partnerships

10:18 AM7/9/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and Sgt. Maj. Richard Thresher, senior enlisted leader, present the AFRICOM interagency partner of the quarter award during the AFRICOM all-hands presentation May 27, 2021. Kanishka was later recognized as the 2021 Robert D. Murphy Foreign Policy Advisor of the Year Award by the U.S. Department of State for his efforts to enable full integration of foreign policy considerations into all AFRICOM’s public messaging
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