United States Africa Command

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 06:45
When pirates hijacked the MT MAXIMUS in the Gulf of Guinea in mid-February, collaboration between four West African nations, with assistance from the U.S. and France, allowed the African navies to track, interdict the vessel, free 18 hostages and apprehend the pirates.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:31
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James met with Airmen and senior leaders stationed at Camp Lemonnier and the U.S. Embassy, as well as senior members from the Djiboutian military, during her first visit to the country Nov. 12, 2015.
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 06:39
Delegates from the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) visited Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, recently to learn best practices from directorates within Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and build relationships between the two organizations.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 06:40
Commander Task Force 68 provided training on basic tactical intelligence processes to Cameroon forces, Sept. 19-25, at Douala Naval Headquarters Base in Cameroon.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 06:37
U.S. Marines and Gabon’s Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux, or ANPN, worked together Sept. 14-25, at the Pongara National Forest to help the nation’s fight against wildlife trafficking.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 06:18
Through the State Partnership Program, the Massachusetts National Guard will conduct mutually beneficial engagements in support of defense security cooperation goals and work to strengthen its Kenya's domestic response capabilities.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 10:35
The week-long event brings together U.S. Army leaders with counterparts and decision-makers from militaries throughout Africa to promote and discuss gender-mainstreaming topics.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 10:30
U.S. military members joined with troops from several central African countries and their United Nations allies to participate in the opening ceremony of the Central Accord 2015 exercise at Libreville, Gabon.
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 06:01
Chad announced it will host the Flintlock 2015 exercise, U.S. Africa Command’s premier Special Operations Forces exercise, which will kick off Feb. 16, 2015 in the capital N’Djamena with outstations in Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon and Tunisia, and will run through March 9, 2015.