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USARAF builds, strengthens partnerships through accord exercises

5:11 PM4/24/2017
The accord series is a U.S. Africa Command program composed of four annual, combined and joint military exercises that take place in African countries and encourage partnerships between participants from United States, African Union, European and other coalition partner forces and agencies.
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1st Brigade Combat Team Hosts Senegalese Soldiers

8:42 AM4/20/2017
Infantry and logistics Soldiers from the Senegal Army recently spent two weeks visiting Fort Campbell to observe 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division operations, in order to promote multinational sharing of information and develop interoperability among Senegal and U.S. forces.
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USARAF chaplains conduct training for deploying Zambian counterparts

10:36 AM4/14/2017
U.S. Army Africa chaplains discuss deployment cycle support and spiritual leadership and development components with Zambian chaplains preparing to deploy to Central African Republic and South Sudan to support service members on extended peacekeeping missions
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US, Malawi military planners put final touches on African Land Forces Summit 2017

2:12 PM4/3/2017
Military planners from the U.S. and Malawi gathered in Lilongwe, Malawi, March 27-31 to finalize the details needed to support ALFS 17, scheduled to take place in May.
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Tunisian, American trainers partner at Allied Spirit VI

1:46 PM4/3/2017
The Tunisian Army Training Forces Center of Excellence partnered with U.S. Army Africa to gather best practices of observer, coach, trainer teams during Allied Spirit VI at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center March 8-31.
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Justified Accord 17: Increasing interoperability is key to a secure Africa

11:40 AM3/30/2017
Nearly 100 participants from eight nations and seven international organizations gathered for the U.S. Army Africa-led exercise Justified Accord 17 at the Peace Support Training Center in Addis Ababa March 20-24, 2017
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USARAF Soldier earns Army Enlisted Aide of the Year

6:02 PM3/27/2017
Staff Sgt. Silvestre Arroyo, enlisted aide for the commanding general of U.S. Army Africa, named Enlisted Aide of the Year for the Army.
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JRTC rotation strengthens U.S.-Uganda partnership

10:52 AM3/27/2017
A group of 19 personnel from the UPDF participated in rotation 17-05, with 15 serving as the battalion headquarters and four serving as first-time guest OCTs, or observer/coach/trainers. In addition to coaching their team, these four are taking notes as they experience a rotation from a different angle — one that will help Uganda improve its CTC.
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USARAF Civilian donates children’s clothing to Addis Ababa landslide survivors

3:02 PM3/24/2017
Larry Robinson, who traveled to Ethiopia from Vicenza, Italy, to set up for the USARAF-led exercise Justified Accord 17, said he always brings something to donate when he travels.
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Bastogne Soldiers visit Cameroon orphanage

10:41 AM3/14/2017
Company B, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne,” 101st Airborne Division joined the civil affairs team of Task Force Toccoa for a visit to the orphanage of Centre Notre Dame de l’Accueil, 75 miles from Garoua, Cameroon.
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Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Change of Responsibility

3:23 PM3/9/2017
Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Change of Responsibility
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Americans learn innovation, gain confidence in medical skills through MEDRETE

3:34 PM3/8/2017
U.S. and Ghanaian medical professionals participate in Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-2 at the 37th Military Hospital in Accra, Ghana, Feb 6-24. MEDRETE 17-2 includes participants from the Ghanaian government, U.S. Army Africa, Brooke Army Medical Center and the North Dakota National Guard. It is the second in a series of medical readiness training exercises USARAF is scheduled to facilitate in various countries on the African continent this year. The mutually beneficial exercise offers opportunities for the partnered militaries to cooperate on medical specific tasks, share best practices and improve medical treatment processes.
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USARAF C-IED support Lake Chad Basin partner nations by saving lives

9:09 AM3/7/2017
The U.S. Army Africa-led engagement was one of several missions that brought subject matter experts to share their best practices with engineers in Niger, Chad, Nigeria and Cameroon to increase their capacity to conduct counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) missions. The USARAF C-IED program plans, coordinates, and oversees the execution of C-IED training with multiple partner nations across the African continent with the intent of increasing C-IED capacity and capability on the African continent.
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Americans, Ghanaian medical professionals host MEDRETE closing ceremony

3:18 PM3/1/2017
Ghanaian and American military medical professionals hosted a closing ceremony on the last day of Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-2 at the 37th Military Hospital in Accra, Ghana, Feb. 24, to highlight the strengthened partnerships and lessons learned.
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Soldiers volunteer at Children’s Village in Burkina Faso

4:25 PM2/27/2017
Every member of the U.S. Army team is a volunteer, but some individuals take their commitment to service a step further and are always on the look out for situations where they are needed.
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13th ESC: Sustaining basic life needs in Africa

11:37 AM2/27/2017
U.S. Army Africa Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Joseph Harrington, recognized a team of Soldiers from the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) for their support in numerous exercises and activities in Africa, Monday at the USARAF Headquarters building on Caserma Ederle.
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U.S. Army Africa completes first 2017 MEDRETE

11:01 AM2/27/2017
Senegalese and American military medical professionals hosted a closing ceremony on the last day of Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-1 at the Hospital Militaire De Ouakam in Dakar, Senegal, Jan. 25, to highlight the strengthened partnerships.
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USARAF General visits Seabees building Foundation in Cameroon

10:52 AM2/27/2017
Sailors of the Navy Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 hosted Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general and Army Reserve Engagement Cell chief, Feb. 7, 2017
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Cameroon Hospital continues Yearslong Relationship with U.S. forces

10:39 AM2/27/2017
The Hopital Militaire de Douala hosted a visit from Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general and Army Reserve Engagement Cell chief, Feb. 8, 2017.
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Allyn emphasizes Value of Soldiers, Efforts in Africa during Visit

10:27 AM2/27/2017
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Daniel Allyn visited with Soldiers and civilians to discuss the Army's top priorities and upcoming changes Thursday, during a town hall at the post theater on Caserma Ederle.
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