Naval Forces Africa joins allies, partners for Grand African NEMO 22
During the week long exercise, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams will participate in maritime security scenarios that combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, piracy, drug trafficking, pollution, and rescue at sea.
State Partnership Program critical to security cooperation in 93 countries
What began with 13 partnerships in 1993 is now up to 87 partnerships with 93 countries (as of April 12, 2022), the SPP is guided by foreign policy goals to support combatant commanders and chiefs of mission.
Obangame Express brings a multinational approach to security
The exercise, concluding March 18, 2022, featured an in-port training period followed by an at-sea portion that tested the participating ships’ and maritime operation centers’ abilities to conduct maritime interdiction operations.
President of Togo Faure Gnassingbe welcomes Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, during a multi-day visit to West Africa, with stops in Togo and Benin, September 22-23. Meetings were held among high-ranking security leaders to recognize the strong military ties between the U.S. and Togo, and to encourage Togo’s continued role in regional security.
Students from Chad, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Sierra Leone and Togo attend the U.S. Navy's Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School on the Pearl River in Mississippi Dec. 2. The training took place as part of U.S. Africa Command's International Military and Education Training program, which provides funds for international personnel to attend U.S. military professional training programs.
African partners attend small craft instruction school
The training took place in December 2020 as part of U.S. Africa Command's International Military and Education Training program, which provides funds for international personnel to attend U.S. military professional training programs.
U.S., Ghana partner to build disaster management capabilities
Notable outcomes from the curriculum Nov. 9, 2020, include the enhanced ability to develop training exercises, the creation of disaster management communication plans, and the development of crisis response plans using skills learned during the courses.