U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa

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U.S. law enforcement share best practices in Phoenix Express to deter maritime crime

10:56 AM5/27/2021
Law enforcement experts from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) conducted a subject matter expert exchange hosted by U.S. Africa Command in Bizerte, Tunisia during exercise Phoenix Express, May18, 2021.
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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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U.S. Army Special Forces conclude training with Nigeria Navy Special Boat Service

10:27 AM7/13/2021
The Joint Combined Exchange Training is part of a close and continuous military partnership between the U.S. and Nigeria spanning decades to strengthen defense ties and promote regional security.
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Commander participates in Cutlass Express, JCET opening ceremonies during East Africa trip

12:00 AM7/30/2021
U.S. Africa Command leaders including U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, and U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Richard Thresher, command senior enlisted leader, conducted a multi-national East Africa trip, visiting Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia and Djibouti from July 25-30.
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Cutlass Express 21 begins, aims to strengthen coalition to secure maritime domains

8:40 AM7/28/2021
CE 21 assesses and improves combined maritime law enforcement capacity and promotes national and regional security in East Africa.
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Cutlass Express 21 begins, aims to strengthen coalition to secure maritime domains

9:04 AM7/28/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, delivers remarks during the opening ceremony of exercise Cutlass Express 2021 held at the Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa, Kenya, July 26, 2021. Cutlass Express is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness and information sharing practices to increase capabilities between the U.S., East African and Western Indian Ocean nations to counter illicit maritime activity.
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Cutlass Express 21 begins, aims to strengthen coalition to secure maritime domains

9:10 AM7/28/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, delivers remarks during the opening ceremony of exercise Cutlass Express 2021 held at the Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa, Kenya, July 26, 2021. Cutlass Express is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness and information sharing practices to increase capabilities between the U.S., East African and Western Indian Ocean nations to counter illicit maritime activity.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams visit in Liberia highlights shared vision for regional security

3:57 PM8/3/2021
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Monrovia, Liberia, for a scheduled port visit July 28. The visit also kicks off the U.S. Embassy in Liberia’s year-long observance of the 175th year of the Republic of Liberia.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams visit in Liberia highlights shared vision for regional security

4:01 PM8/3/2021
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Monrovia, Liberia, for a scheduled port visit on July 28. The visit also kicks off the U.S. Embassy in Liberia’s year-long observance of the 175th year of the Republic of Liberia.
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A different perspective: Women of Cutlass Express

8:21 AM8/5/2021
Service members from the Comorian military discuss maritime law while attending a class during exercise Cutlass Express 2021, in Mombasa, Kenya, July 30, 2021.
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A different perspective: Women of Cutlass Express

8:21 AM8/5/2021
Special Agent Kyle Burns, Homeland Security Investigations liaison to U.S. Africa Command, teaches a class about maritime smuggling during exercise Cutlass Express 2021, in Mombasa, Kenya, July 30, 2021.
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Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 Concludes

3:03 PM8/9/2021
Maritime forces from 15 East African, European, North America and West Indian Ocean nations joined several international organizations in celebrating the successful conclusion of multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2021 (CE 21), Aug. 6, 2021.
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