Senegal

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U.S. Coast Guard supports Senegalese maritime law enforcement operation

5:56 PM4/18/2016
The Senegalese navy, Senegalese interagency representatives, and a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment completed a combined U.S.- Senegal law enforcement operation as part of Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership.
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First phase of AMLEP closes

9:52 AM7/6/2018
The U.S., Cabo Verde, and Senegal completed combined operations during Operation Junction Rain, a part of African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP), in Dakar, Senegal, June 28, 2018
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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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Militaries make final preparations for African Lion 20

7:33 AM2/10/2020
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U.S. Africa Command continues to develop Senegal's Enlisted Development Strategy

7:58 AM2/10/2020
U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Ryan P. Burton, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) acting command senior enlisted leader, met with the Senegal Chief of Defense Lt. Gen. Birame Diop, his staff, and Senegalese command senior enlisted leaders Jan. 22-23, in Dakar City, Senegal
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Senegalese teach African partner forces casualty care at Flintlock 20

12:00 AM2/25/2020
"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.
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AFRICOM ready for Flintlock 2020

12:00 AM2/13/2020
Approximately 1,600 service members from more than 30 African and partner nations will participate in Flintlock 2020 at multiple locations in Mauritania and Senegal from Feb. 17-28, 2020
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DoD supports African partner nations in multiple ways

12:00 AM5/1/2020
AFRICOM continues to work closely with African partners to for capacity-building programs, security assistance, military equipment sales, education and exercises.
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1st SFAB begins advising mission with vehicle maintenance training in Senegal

12:00 AM5/7/2020
This was the 1st SFAB’s first advising mission after being allocated to U.S. Africa Command, and the first-ever employment of the new security force assistance brigades in Africa.
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1st SFAB begins advising mission with vehicle maintenance training in Senegal

12:00 AM3/2/2020
Members of the Senegalese Armed Forces show Logistics Advisor Team 1610, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, their maintenance workshop on March 2, 2020 in Dakar, Senegal. This is the first-ever SFAB to provide U.S. Africa Command with teams of expertly trained Advisors to help African partners build capacity and readiness.
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1st SFAB begins advising mission with vehicle maintenance training in Senegal

12:00 AM3/5/2020
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Yagmur Saylak, logistics advisor, Team 1610, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, teaches a group of Senegalese soldiers how to complete a vehicle inspection form, March 5, 2020, in Dakar, Senegal. The Senegalese soldiers learned how to teach these techniques to their own teams so they can sustain this capability.
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1st SFAB begins advising mission with vehicle maintenance training in Senegal

12:00 AM3/12/2020
Advisers from Logistics Advisor Team 1610, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, and soldiers from the Senegalese Armed Forces work side by side during vehicle recovery training March 12, 2020, in Dakar, Senegal. LAT 1610 is conducting training on preventative vehicle maintenance and vehicle recovery to their military partners in Senegal. (Courtesy Photo)
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1st SFAB begins advising mission with vehicle maintenance training in Senegal

12:00 AM3/12/2020
Advisers from Logistics Advisor Team 1610, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, and soldiers from the Senegalese Armed Forces work side by side during vehicle recovery training March 12, 2020, in Dakar, Senegal. The SAF support United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, and being able to recover a vehicle that breaks down or gets stuck is critically important to their missions. (Courtesy Photo)
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1st SFAB begins advising mission with vehicle maintenance training in Senegal

12:00 AM3/12/2020
Advisers from Logistics Advisor Team 1610, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, and soldiers from the Senegalese Armed Forces work side by side during vehicle recovery training March 12, 2020, in Dakar, Senegal. LAT 1610 is conducting training on preventative vehicle maintenance and vehicle recovery to their military partners in Senegal. (Courtesy Photo)
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U.S., Senegalese naval leaders reaffirm commitment to partnership

8:22 AM6/24/2020
Both leaders pledged to seek out new opportunities for cooperation, and to support regional stability by strengthening the professionalism and capabilities of the region’s naval and amphibious forces.
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Army component and African senior leaders discuss security cooperation

10:23 AM6/25/2020
Maj. Gen. Cloutier introduced Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, incoming U.S. Army Africa commander, to each senior leader and affirmed ongoing partnerships.
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USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams operates with the Senegalese Navy

3:07 PM10/7/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams is on a regularly-scheduled deployment to the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of operations and is a key element in integration between U.S. Navy and Marine Corps operations, especially Marine aviation and support to amphibious operations.
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USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams operates with the Senegalese Navy

3:13 PM10/7/2020
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams conducts a passing exercise with Senegalese Navy patrol vessel Kedougou, in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 21. Hershel “Woody” Williams is on its inaugural deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of responsibility in support of maritime missions and special operations.
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USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams operates with the Senegalese Navy

3:16 PM10/7/2020
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams conducts a passing exercise with Senegalese Navy patrol vessel Kedougou, in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 21. Hershel “Woody” Williams is on its inaugural deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of responsibility in support of maritime missions and special operations.
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USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams operates with the Senegalese Navy

3:48 PM10/7/2020
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams conducts a passing exercise with Senegalese Navy patrol vessel Kedougou, in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 21. Hershel “Woody” Williams is on its inaugural deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of responsibility in support of maritime missions and special operations.
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USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams operates with the Senegalese Navy

3:55 PM10/7/2020
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams conducts a passing exercise with Senegalese Navy patrol vessel Kedougou, in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 21. Hershel “Woody” Williams is on its inaugural deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of responsibility in support of maritime missions and special operations.
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U.S., Senegalese naval leaders plan new Naval Infantry Symposium

1:47 PM10/8/2020
Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, visited with Senegalese Naval Chief of Staff Rear Adm. Oumar Wade and U.S. Ambassador to Senegal Tulinabo Mushingi, in Dakar, Senegal, Oct. 5-7, 2020.
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U.S., Senegalese naval leaders plan new Naval Infantry Symposium

2:08 PM10/8/2020
Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, takes a tour of the Cooperative Security Location in Dakar, Senegal, Oct. 6, 2020. Neary traveled to Senegal to discuss future opportunities for collaboration with the head of Senegal’s Navy, visit to critical locations, and meet with U.S. Embassy officials.
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U.S., Senegalese naval leaders plan new Naval Infantry Symposium

2:13 PM10/8/2020
Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, poses with Senegalese Naval Chief of Staff Rear Adm. Oumar Wade during a visit to Dakar, Senegal, Oct. 6, 2020. Neary traveled to Senegal to discuss future opportunities for collaboration with the head of Senegal’s Navy, visit to critical locations, and meet with U.S. Embassy officials.
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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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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams joins allies, partners for exercise Grand African NEMO

9:18 AM10/16/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams recently completed tracking and maneuvering exercises with Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Cabo Verde, and Morocco.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Rota, Spain

2:40 PM10/26/2020
While operating in the U.S. Africa Command area of operations, the ship conducted six maritime evolutions alongside African partner nations, participated in a major multinational exercise, and conducted refueling operations.
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U.S., Ghana partner to build disaster management capabilities across the region

8:39 AM11/17/2020
On November 9, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan officially presented a skills-based Disaster Management Curriculum to Major General Francis Ofori, Commandant of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC).
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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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NCO development focus of AFRICOM Senior Enlisted Leader's visit to African nations

12:00 AM12/18/2020
As part of Townsend’s African Enlisted Development Strategy (AEDS), Thresher focused his trip on the top Kenyan non-commissioned officers (NCO) responsible for developing NCOs within the Kenya Defense Forces.
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NCO development focus of AFRICOM Senior Enlisted Leader's visit to African nations

4:17 PM12/18/2020
Warrant Officer Class One Elijah Koranga, Kenya Defense Forces Sergeant Major, invited Thresher to observe the culminating event of the newly-developed Kenyan Command Course for NCOs – a course implemented by Koranga following an AEDS key leader engagement in the U.S. in March, when he visited NCO academies from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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NCO development focus of AFRICOM Senior Enlisted Leader's visit to African nations

4:17 PM12/18/2020
Warrant Officer Class One Elijah Koranga, Kenya Defense Forces Sergeant Major, invited Thresher to observe the culminating event of the newly-developed Kenyan Command Course for NCOs – a course implemented by Koranga following an AEDS key leader engagement in the U.S. in March, when he visited NCO academies from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Plans underway for African Lion, Africa's biggest military exercise

8:39 AM2/4/2021
Capt. Jonathan Paul, 173rd Brigade, explains his unit's training requirements to Moroccan military planners during a site survey in Morocco Jan. 22, 2021. Plans for this year's iteration will involve more than 5,000 troops from the U.S., Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and elsewhere.
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Plans underway for African Lion, Africa's biggest military exercise

8:39 AM2/4/2021
A Royal Morocco Armed Forces officer explains the capabilities of a firing range during a site survey for exercise African Lion 21. Plans for this year's iteration will involve more than 5,000 troops from the U.S., Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and elsewhere.
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Plans underway for African Lion, Africa's biggest military exercise

8:39 AM2/4/2021
Planners for exercise African Lion 21 survey a small arms weapons range during a visit to Morocco Jan. 20, 2021. Plans for this year's iteration will involve more than 5,000 troops from the U.S., Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and elsewhere.
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Plans underway for African Lion, Africa's biggest military exercise

8:40 AM2/4/2021
Moroccan officer Maj. Mamoud, right, explains range capabilities to Georgia Army National Guard Capt. Jeremiah Stafford during a site survey for exercise African Lion Jan 21, 2021. Scheduled for June, African Lion, U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise, has increased interoperability among U.S. partners and allies since 2003.
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Plans underway for African Lion, Africa's biggest military exercise

8:39 AM2/4/2021
African Lions 21 is scheduled to kick off in June 2021. This year's iteration will involve ~5,000 troops from the U.S., Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and elsewhere.
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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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Medical experts conduct virtual pandemic preparation, response event during Obangame Express

9:10 AM3/22/2021
The virtual medical event served as an opportunity for partner nations to discuss infectious disease surveillance and virus outbreak response.
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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. Navy sends second ship to Gulf of Guinea, promoting progress through partnership

12:00 AM7/2/2019
Sailors and embarked personnel will work alongside regional partners on an Africa Partnership Station mission to provide small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach.
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APRRP UN Level 2 Hospital vendor training

12:00 AM10/30/2019
During the two-week training 20 Senegalese Armed Forces (SAF) soldiers from both medical and non-medical learned about infrastructure (setting up field hospital tents and repairing where needed); medical equipment (testing equipment for functionality and maintenance requirements); and power generation. The training included a joint Mass Casualty exercise which consisted of 16 role players with multiple types of injuries to "exercise" and offer the SAF an opportunity to think through, command and control; clinical care practices such as how to set-up a casualty collection point and triage; and patient tracking.
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AFRICOM leader highlights support to African and international partners during Sahel visit

12:13 PM5/3/2021
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Heidi Berg, director of intelligence, U.S. Africa Command, concluded a multiday visit to Senegal and Mali.
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AFRICOM leader highlights support to African and international partners during Sahel visit

12:00 AM4/30/2021
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Heidi Berg and Col. Jean Dieme, Senegalese Director of Military Intelligence, exchange gifts following a senior leader exchange in Dakar, Senegal, April 30. Berg conducted a multiday visit to Senegal and Mali to reinforce the importance of U.S. Africa Command’s bilateral partnership in Senegal and multinational support to countering violent extremism in the region.
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AFRICOM leader highlights support to African and international partners during Sahel visit

12:00 AM4/29/2021
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Heidi Berg is greeted by French Army Général de brigade Michel Delpit, commander of the Element Senegalese Francais, upon her arrival to the Element Senegalese Francias base in Dakar, Senegal, April 29. Berg’s visit highlighted U.S. support of cooperative security efforts in the Sahel.
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African Lion 21 exercise begins with 7,800 troops in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal

3:33 PM6/7/2021
African Lion 21 is a multi-domain, multi-component, and multi-national exercise, which will employ a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among partner nations and enhance the ability to operate in the African theater of operations.
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Executing African Lion 21 with 7,800 troops in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal

8:40 AM6/14/2021
U.S. Army Georgia Army National Guardsmen train with Royal Moroccan Armed Forces members at the Tan Tan Training Area, Morocco, June 11, 2021. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. strengthen interoperability among participants.
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Moroccan, U.S. fighters and refuelers showcase combined capabilities

2:31 PM6/17/2021
Two U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, conducted an Agile Combat Employment (ACE) event in Guelmim, Morocco, June 16, 2021.
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AFRICOM’s Gen. Townsend meets African leaders at exercise African Lion

9:40 AM6/21/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend visited Morocco to attend the closing ceremony of African Lion 21 and to meet with several African defense leaders June 17-19.
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Africa Malaria Task Force reconvenes to share resources, strategies and expertise

2:16 PM7/6/2021
The task force brings together scientists and policy makers with demonstrated interest in malaria programs to share resources, strategies, and expertise that would ultimately act as a catalyst for change.
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Africa Malaria Task Force reconvenes to share resources, strategies and expertise

2:31 PM7/6/2021
Attendees take part in a two-day virtual training event, hosted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa Force Medical June 29, 2021, in support of Africa Malaria Task Force in Naples, Italy. AMTF is a program developed in 2011, designed to strengthen and expand effective malaria programs and provide support for military personnel and their families and countries.
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Inaugural symposium connects U.S., European, African senior naval infantry leaders

9:25 PM7/23/2021
Through participation in the forum, allied and partner naval infantries increase understanding of the operating environment, broaden perspectives on maritime security, and identify ways to increase capability, capacity and interoperability.
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Inaugural symposium connects U.S., European, African senior naval infantry leaders

2:43 PM7/26/2021
U.S. Marine, European and African naval infantry senior leaders met for the Naval Infantry Leaders Symposium-Africa on July 15 by video conference to organize future exercises and endeavors. Through participation in the forum, allied and partner naval infantries increase understanding of the operating environment, broaden perspectives on maritime security, and identify ways to increase capability, capacity and interoperability.
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Inaugural symposium connects U.S., European, African senior naval infantry leaders

2:43 PM7/26/2021
U.S. Marine, European and African naval infantry senior leaders met for the Naval Infantry Leaders Symposium-Africa on July 15 by video conference to organize future exercises and endeavors. Through participation in the forum, allied and partner naval infantries increase understanding of the operating environment, broaden perspectives on maritime security, and identify ways to increase capability, capacity and interoperability.
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Training program with Defense Threat Reduction Agency readies Senegal for regional emergency response role

4:42 PM9/20/2021
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency concludes a six-year cooperative Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear preparedness and response training program with the Senegalese National Fire Brigade’s, Sapeur Pompiers CBRN unit in September 2021. DTRA has worked closely with Senegal to enable an active CBRN response plan to mitigate hazardous threats within Senegal’s borders.
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Training program with Defense Threat Reduction Agency readies Senegal for regional emergency response role

4:41 PM9/20/2021
Building on the Pompiers’ successes during Senegal’s participation in June’s African Lion 21 exercise, the program's end marks the unit’s transition from a building phase to its sustainment as a trained and ready CBRN response organization.
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Training program with Defense Threat Reduction Agency readies Senegal for regional emergency response role

4:42 PM9/20/2021
Senegal Military members treat a simulated casualty from a chemical attack during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense demonstration hosted by the Moroccan and Senegalese militaries in Agadir, Morocco, during African Lion 2021, June 15, 2021.The training event marked a culmination of a six-year program with the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency to enhance the Senegalese National Fire Brigade as a trained and ready Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear response organization.
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