Special Operations Command

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams supports U.S. SOF interoperability

2:23 PM8/31/2020
The ship will be a long-term presence assigned to the AFRICOM mission set and support security cooperation missions and operations in and around the African continent.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams supports U.S. SOF interoperability

2:55 PM8/31/2020
Sailors on combat craft assault conduct small boat operations with the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams in the Mediterranean Sea Aug. 27, 2020. 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 supports U.S. SOF interoperability

2:58 PM8/31/2020
Sailors on combat craft assault conduct small boat operations with the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams in the Mediterranean Sea Aug. 27, 2020. 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 supports U.S. SOF interoperability

3:00 PM8/31/2020
Sailors on combat craft assault conduct small boat operations with the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams in the Mediterranean Sea Aug. 27, 2020. 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 supports U.S. SOF interoperability

3:01 PM8/31/2020
Sailors on combat craft assault conduct small boat operations with the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams in the Mediterranean Sea Aug. 27, 2020. 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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SOCAFRICA senior enlisted leader reflects on 35 years of service

11:12 AM9/1/2020
Of those 35 years, 27 of those were served as a Green Beret. Marsh saw the majority of modern U.S. conflict in-person, but that’s not what he wanted to talk about during his 40-minute speech to a sizeable, socially-distanced crowd.
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SOCAFRICA senior enlisted leader reflects on 35 years of service

11:24 AM9/1/2020
Major General Dagvin Anderson, (left) commander of Special Operations Command Africa, and Command Sergeant Major Hank Marsh, senior enlisted advisor of Special Operations Command Africa stand at attention during the start of Marsh's retirement ceremony August 21, 2020. Marsh retired after 35 years of service.
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SOCAFRICA senior enlisted leader reflects on 35 years of service

11:26 AM9/1/2020
Command Sergeant Major Hank Marsh, former senior enlisted advisor of Special Operations Command Africa pauses with his wife Jesse after presenting the "retired" pin during Marsh's retirement ceremony August 21, 2020. Marsh retired after 35 years of service.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:21 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:22 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

8:25 AM9/26/2020
The trip, which included stops in Somalia, Djibouti, Chad and Niger, demonstrated AFRICOM’s whole of government approach in Africa.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

9:38 AM9/28/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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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., 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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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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