18 nations and approximately 8,000 personnel will participate in African Lion 2023, U.S. Africa Command's largest annual combined, joint exercise that will take place in Ghana, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia from May 13-June 18, 2023.
US, IVORIAN ARMIES HOST AFRICAN LAND FORCES SUMMIT IN ABIDJAN
Senior military leaders from African nations, as well as the U.S. and some European nations, meet to build relationships, exchange information on current topics of mutual interest and encourage cooperation in addressing challenges, May 8-12 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire during the African Land Forces Summit. The theme for this year’s summit is “Addressing security challenges through civil-military partnerships.”
U.S., Angola conclude inaugural military medical exercise
Senior leaders from both militaries highlighted the strengthened partnership forged by the medical teams after two weeks of working together to provide critical care to approximately 60 patients in Luanda.
Partners gather in Kenya to plan Justified Accord 23 exercise
Justified Accord 2023, scheduled for late January to late February 2023, is designed to build readiness for the U.S. Joint Force, increase multinational interoperability in support of crisis response and counter terrorism operations, and prepare regional partners for United Nations and African Union mandated missions.
Medical exercise provides real-world relief to local Moroccans
The Utah Army National Guard, U.S. Army 30th Medical Brigade, and the Royal Moroccan Army collaborated to provide real-world humanitarian assistance to the local population while conducting medical readiness training during African Lion 2022.
SFAB Soldiers grow partnerships in Ghana through peacekeeping training exercise
In January, U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade out of Fort Bragg, N.C., attended and supported a new training program for Ghana Armed Forces in Bundase, Ghana, as GAF soldiers prepare for an upcoming peacekeeping mission.
Military equipment 'under way' for African Lion 21
More than 7,000 troops from nine countries will participate in the exercise – U.S. Africa Command’s largest annual exercise. The exercise demonstrates the winning combat capabilities of the U.S. and African partners and regional allies while enhancing strategic readiness to respond to contingencies around the globe.