Tunisia

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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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Tunisian, U.S. military aircraft conduct interoperability mission in North Africa

5:20 PM9/8/2020
U.S. Strategic Command, in support of U.S. Africa Command, conducted a B-52 interoperability training mission with the Tunisian Air Force over the Mediterranean Sea, Sept. 8.
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B-52H Stratofortress Integration with U.S.S Roosevelt

4:19 PM9/10/2020
A U.S. B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, searches for the U.S.S. Roosevelt during a Bomber Task Force Europe mission, Sept. 8, 2020. The U.S. remains committed to all missions in all domains with allies and partners to decisively respond to threats.
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AFRICOM Commander visits Tunisia to discuss security

3:24 PM9/30/2020
Following his meetings with Tunisian government officials, Townsend participated in a donation ceremony of COVID-19 medical and personal protective equipment.
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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

10:25 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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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

10:20 AM1/15/2021
Continued engagement plays a crucial role in strengthening U.S. relationships with North African partner nations to better pursue a shared goal of global security.
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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

12:00 AM1/4/2021
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, escorts U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, Jan. 4, 2020, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Harrigian arrived at CLDJ as part of a battlefield circulation to East Africa.
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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

10:26 AM1/15/2021
Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, and Donald Blome, U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia, attend a ceremony at the North Africa American Cemetery, Tunisia, Jan. 6, 2021. Harrigian visited various locations in North Africa to reaffirm the U.S. military's commitment to the region.
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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

10:29 AM1/15/2021
Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, and Donald Blome, U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia, attend a ceremony at the North Africa American Cemetery, Tunisia, Jan. 6, 2021. Harrigian visited various locations in North Africa to reaffirm the U.S. military's commitment to the region.
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USNS Trenton and Tunisian Navy exercise maritime security capabilities

3:27 PM1/22/2021
The series of naval exercises with the Tunisian Navy focused on developing both nations’ ability to conduct maritime security operations in the Mediterranean, further enhancing cooperation between U.S. and Tunisian forces in support of shared security goals.
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USNS Trenton and Tunisian Navy exercise maritime security capabilities

12:00 AM8/20/2020
The expeditionary fast transport USNS Trenton participates in a photo exercise with the expeditionary sea base Hershel "Woody" Williams (not pictured) in the Mediterranean Sea, Aug. 20, 2020.
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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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AFRICOM commander meets Tunisian military leaders aboard the USS Eisenhower

11:54 AM3/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command met with several Tunisian military leaders aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) aircraft carrier, March 25, to discuss joint efforts to enhance Tunisia’s maritime security.
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AFRICOM commander meets Tunisian military leaders aboard the USS Eisenhower

11:57 AM3/26/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, salutes Sailors on the flight deck as he arrives aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), in the Mediterranean Sea, March 25, 2021. The IKE Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests and security in Europe and Africa.
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AFRICOM commander meets Tunisian military leaders aboard the USS Eisenhower

12:01 PM3/26/2021
Sailors render honors for Mr. Abdelhak Khemiri, Tunisian Ministry of Defense Chief of Cabinet, on the flight deck as he arrives aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), in the Mediterranean Sea, March 25, 2021. The IKE Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests and security in Europe and Africa.
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AFRICOM commander meets Tunisian military leaders aboard the USS Eisenhower

12:04 PM3/26/2021
Rear Adm. Scott Robertson, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Two, left, speaks with Rear Adm. Adel Jehane, Tunisia Head of Navy, on the bridge of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), in the Mediterranean Sea, March 25, 2021. The IKE Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests and security in Europe and Africa.
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AFRICOM commander meets Tunisian military leaders aboard the USS Eisenhower

12:05 PM3/26/2021
Distinguished visitors tour the bridge of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), in the Mediterranean Sea, March 25, 2021. The IKE Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests and security in Europe and Africa.
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AFRICOM commander meets Tunisian military leaders aboard the USS Eisenhower

10:19 AM4/1/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, salutes Sailors on the flight deck as he arrives aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), in the Mediterranean Sea, March 25, 2021. The IKE Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests and security in Europe and Africa.
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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 Coast Guard builds ties with partners in Tunisia

3:28 PM5/6/2021
The Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) departed Tunis, Tunisia, after a routine logistics visit and key leader engagements, April 25, 2021.
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Exercise Phoenix Express 2021 holds opening ceremony in Tunisia

10:04 AM5/19/2021
Capt. Harry Knight, Exercise Director, Phoenix Express, speaks at the opening ceremony for exercise Phoenix Express 2021. Exercise Phoenix Express 2021, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Mediterranean.
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Exercise Phoenix Express 2021 holds opening ceremony in Tunisia

10:08 AM5/19/2021
This year’s exercise control group is hosted by Tunisia with training taking place throughout the Mediterranean Sea, to include territorial waters of participating North African nations. The at-sea portion of the exercise will test North African, European, and U.S. maritime forces’ abilities to respond to irregular migration and combat illicit trafficking and the movement of illegal goods and materials.
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U.S. Coast Guard and partner nations exchange best practices during Phoenix Express 2021

10:13 AM5/25/2021
The U.S. Coast Guard conducted a subject matter expert exchange on the topics of restraint devices, tactical approach, and detainee contact for the in-port portion of exercise Phoenix Express 2021 in Bizerte, Tunisia, on May 18, 2021.
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U.S. Coast Guard and partner nations exchange best practices during Phoenix Express 2021

10:17 AM5/25/2021
Petty Officer Second Class Phillip Haik, a machinery technician, learns a deterring technique from a member of the Royal Moroccan Navy as part of the Exercise Phoenix Express 2021 in Bizerte, Tunisia on May 18, 2021. Exercise Phoenix Express 2021, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is a multinational maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Mediterranean.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams participates in exercise Phoenix Express 2021

4:54 PM5/28/2021
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) participates in the 16th iteration of exercise Phoenix Express 2021 (PE21) off the coast of Tunis, Tunisia, with Allied and partner nations during the at-sea portion of the multinational maritime exercise in North Africa May 22-26, 2021.
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Exercise Phoenix Express concludes in Tunisia

8:26 PM5/31/2021
U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa (NAVAF) Director of maritime partnership program, Rear Adm. Jeffrey S. Spivey joined Tunisian Minister of Defense Brahim Bertegi, Read Adm. Kevin Jones from U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), and U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia, Donald Blome in marking the successful completion of the 16th iteration of the multinational maritime exercise Phoenix Express 2021 (PE21) in Tunis, Tunisia on May 28, 2021.
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Exercise Phoenix Express Concludes in Tunisia

8:32 PM5/31/2021
Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, director, Logistics Directorate, J-4, U.S. Africa Command gives remarks at the closing ceremony for exercise Phoenix Express 2021 in Tunis, Tunisia, May 28,2021. Exercise Phoenix Express 2021, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is a maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Mediterranean.
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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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U.S. Africa Command assists Tunisia with COVID-19 response

12:00 AM7/27/2021
U.S. Africa Command, in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia, provided 310 canisters of oxygen, one million liters in total, to Tunisia, July 26.
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U.S. Africa Command assists Tunisia with COVID-19 response

3:44 PM7/27/2021
U.S. and Tunisian Air Force personnel review a cargo list as part of a humanitarian assistance mission at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 26, 2021. The aircraft picked up three pallets of oxygen - one million liters in total - that were transported to Tunisia to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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U.S. Africa Command assists Tunisia with COVID-19 response

3:50 PM7/27/2021
A Tunisian air force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft taxis the runway at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 26, 2021. The aircraft picked up three pallets of oxygen - one million liters in total - that were transported to Tunisia to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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U.S. Africa Command assists Tunisia with COVID-19 response

3:50 PM7/27/2021
Airmen with the 86th Airlift Wing load pallets onto a Tunisian C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 26, 2021. The aircraft picked up three pallets of oxygen - one million liters in total - that were transported to Tunisia to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Seabees construct new ward at Tunisian hospital to support covid, future response needs

9:38 AM9/24/2021
The project, part of the annual Phoenix Express exercise that focuses on increasing regional stability in Northern Africa, will improve basic healthcare for people in rural Tunisia.
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Seabees construct new ward at Tunisian hospital to support covid, future response needs

9:45 AM9/24/2021
U.S. Navy Seabees and U.S. Marine Corps Engineers work with Tunisian engineers and health officials to construct a new ward at the Tabarka Regional Hospital that will be used as an over-flow ward for COVID-19 or other emergency situations. The project facilitated cooperation with Tunisian partners while improving basic healthcare capacity in rural Tunisia.
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Seabees construct new ward at Tunisian hospital to support covid, future response needs

9:45 AM9/24/2021
U.S. Navy Seabees and U.S. Marine Corps Engineers work with Tunisian engineers and health officials to construct a new ward at the Tabarka Regional Hospital that will be used as an over-flow ward for COVID-19 or other emergency situations. The project facilitated cooperation with Tunisian partners while improving basic healthcare capacity in rural Tunisia.
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Seabees construct new ward at Tunisian hospital to support covid, future response needs

9:45 AM9/24/2021
U.S. Navy Seabees and U.S. Marine Corps Engineers work with Tunisian engineers and health officials to construct a new ward at the Tabarka Regional Hospital that will be used as an over-flow ward for COVID-19 or other emergency situations. The project facilitated cooperation with Tunisian partners while improving basic healthcare capacity in rural Tunisia.
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Press Release

AFRICOM Commander concludes visit to Libya, Algeria, Tunisia

4:46 PM9/28/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, wrapped up a two-day visit to Libya, Algeria, and Tunisia, Sept. 27-28.
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