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Nigeria & US Army partnership flourishes in Abuja

9:38 AM12/12/2017
ABUJA, Nigeria -- Nigerian Army and U.S. Army soldiers joined forces here to plan the upcoming African Land Forces Summit, Dec. 3-8.
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Rwanda Defence Force hosts the U.S., Netherlands for Peacekeeping Exercise Planning

4:32 PM12/7/2017
Rwanda Defence Force hosts the U.S. and Netherlands for Peacekeeping Exercise Planning.
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ISOLATED FROM US MILITARY, SMALL ARMY POST LOOKS TO RID TERRORISM IN AFRICA

10:11 AM12/7/2017
With about 200 Soldiers, Airmen and contractors, the unit in Garoua, Cameroon, supports Cameroon's military in its fight against Boko Haram. The violent extremist group is responsible for killing, kidnapping and displacing thousands of people and still operates roughly 60 miles from the base.
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USARAF general visits Nigeria, speaks to War College

11:12 PM12/5/2017
VICENZA, Italy – U.S. Army Africa’s acting commanding general visited Nigeria to engage with senior land force’s chiefs and offer war college students academic insight in Abuja, Nov. 30.
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Thanksgiving in Cameroon

3:14 PM11/24/2017
Col. Barthelemy Tsilla, commander of Air Base 301, and his Airmen were invited by Maj. Andrzej V. Kujawski, Task Force Darby commander at CL Garoua, to join in the American Thanksgiving tradition.
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U.S. troops train Cameroonian Armed Forces in Counter-IED

11:37 AM11/24/2017
A handful of Soldiers from the 764th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) out of Fort Carson, Colorado, came to Cameroon at the request of U.S Army Africa during Counter Improvised Explosive Device-Defeat Phase I training October 23 to November 17, 2017, to help Cameroonian troops learn more about IEDs and how to dispose of them safely.
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METC Prev-Med Program Graduates First International Military Student from Liberia

2:49 PM10/24/2017
Pfc. Yardy Collins holds the distinction of being the first international student from Liberia to graduate from the preventive medicine specialist program at the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston October 20.
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USARAF Chaplains participate in operational stress control engagement with RDF personnel

5:09 PM10/16/2017
Chaplain (Col.) David Lile and Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Mike Burgess participated in a combat operational stress control (COSC) military-to-military engagement with twenty-one Rwandan medical and military personnel. The engagement was held Sept. 13-17, 2017, in Kigali, Rwanda. There were two proposed takeaways. The first was a solid week of shared tactical training points and engagement with the Rwandan military professionals. The second was an in-depth understanding of the Rwandan model for combat operational stress control.
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US and Nigeria begin preparations for 2018 summit

3:16 PM10/6/2017
Abuja, Nigeria – U.S. Army Africa teamed up with Armed Forces Nigeria to begin plans and preparations for 2018’s African Land Forces Summit here, Oct. 2-6.
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Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza

11:41 AM10/5/2017
Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.
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Young Team, Huge Responsibility

2:08 PM9/18/2017
VICENZA, Italy – Thousands of miles away from home, two Soldiers in their early twenties find themselves inspecting million-dollar cargo on a foreign airfield. If the cargo is up to par, it flies. If it’s not, the two-person team faces an awkward, but critical conversation.
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Moore reflects on 4 years of experiences, accomplishments with USARAF

12:00 PM8/23/2017
After four years as the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general, Brig. Gen. Kenneth H. Moore Jr. will leave USARAF and Vicenza to accept an Army Reserve assignment as the special assistant to the U.S. Africa Command commander. During his time at USARAF, Moore, who is the longest serving USARAF deputy commanding general, planned and attended accord exercises, medical readiness exercises, African land forces summits, African alumni symposiums and other engagements in Africa and Washington, D.C.
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Harrington, African leaders share insights, see progress during Southern Regional Leader Seminar

12:49 PM8/11/2017
Senior army leaders and delegates from Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, United States, Zambia, and Mozambique gathered Aug. 4, during this year’s Southern Regional Leader Seminar to increase dialogue, develop relationships and continue security collaboration.
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U.S. Army Africa conducts Exercise Judicious Activation 17-2 in Gabon

10:38 AM8/11/2017
Members of the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and 79th Sustainment Command (Support) joined U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) exercise planners to conduct Judicious Activation 17-2, by setting up an Early Entry Command Post (EECP), July 24-30, 2017, in Libreville, Gabon.
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U.S. Army cadet program strengthens U.S-Burkinabe bonds

4:43 PM8/10/2017
The friendship between the U.S. and Burkina Faso is reflected in the numerous outreach programs the countries share, including the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program.
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Harrington meets with Uganda chief of defense, discusses security initiatives

3:54 PM8/2/2017
KAMPALA, Uganda — U.S. Army Africa Commander Maj. Gen. Joseph P. Harrington met with Gen. David Muhoozi, the Uganda Peoples Defense Force chief of defense forces, in Kampala July 31, 2017, to discuss ongoing security initiatives that improve long-term security capacity in the region.
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Moore, spouse recognized for contributions to USARAF community, mission

3:23 PM7/28/2017
Maj. Gen. Joseph P. Harrington, the U.S. Army Africa commanding general, recognized Brig. Gen. Kenneth H. Moore Jr., the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general and Army Reserve Engagement Cell director, and his wife Pamela for their contributions to the USARAF community and mission in a ceremony held July 12, 2017, on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza.
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67 minutes: US, South African troops perform community service on Nelson Mandela day

4:50 PM7/26/2017
U.S. Army Africa Soldiers, troops from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and service members from the South African National Defense Force celebrated Nelson Mandela International Day 2017 by partnering with a local South African animal shelter to provide free exams and medical treatment for Postmasburg pets July 18.
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Beeler discusses 414th CSB mission, reflects on time as commander

10:17 PM7/11/2017
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Strategic alignment of audits in Africa increases medical readiness and reduces cost

9:03 AM6/28/2017
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