Cupples joins SETAF-AF, looks to maintain, strengthen relations in Africa
Brig. Gen. Ronald A. Cupples is the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa deputy commanding general from the National Guard component. Cupples joined SETAF-AF on June 1, 2021. He recently represented the command in Kenya at engagements with African partners, and will continue to work to leverage the National Guard State Partnership Programs, utilizing this program to develop partnerships throughout Africa.
African Lion 21 exercise begins with 7,800 troops in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal
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.
SETAF-AF mobility division delivers equipment to support operations in Niger
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa coordinated for the ground movement of 16 Armored Personnel Carriers to the Niger military in March 2021.