Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorists that were actively attacking Somali National Army forces in a remote location near Teedaan, Somalia, Aug. 14, 2022.
USS Hershel “Woody” Williams crew conducts WPS event while in Tanzania
Tanzania, an important partner in maintaining peace and stability in the Western Indian Ocean, participated in exercise Cutlass Express 2022 that works to strengthen partnerships and helps countries work more closely on shared transnational maritime challenges.
Langley succeeds Townsend as U.S. Africa Command commander
U.S. Africa Command is a small combatant command with a large mission that they are doing deftly, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said during the ceremony at the command's headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany.