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Medical readiness exercise provides real-world humanitarian relief to local Moroccan population

1:34 PM7/1/2022
The Utah Army National Guard Medical Detachmnet, the U.S. Army 30th Medical Brigade, and the Royal Moroccan Army collaborated to provide real-world humanitarian assistance to the local population in Morocco while simultaneously conducting medical readiness training during African Lion 2022.
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Digital Press Briefing on African Lion 22 (Transcript)

11:15 AM6/29/2022
Transcript of the Africa Regional Media Hub digital press briefing with Major General Andrew M. Rohling, Commander of U.S. Army Southern European Task Force. Major General Rohling discussed African Lion 22, U.S. Africa Command’s largest and premier annual exercise involving more than 7,500 service members.
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Idaho National Guard participates in exercise African Lion 22

3:22 PM6/28/2022
Idaho Army National Guard Soldiers with the 1st Battalion of the 148th Field Artillery Regiment and their counterparts from California, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin are training with the Royal Moroccan Army in the northern Sahara Desert as part of African Lion ’22.
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Combined arms rehearsal sets stage for successful African Lion 22

10:34 AM6/23/2022
Moroccan and United States military leadership welcomed participants to the combined arms rehearsal in Agadir, Morocco during African Lion 22 June 20, 2022.
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African Lion 22 begins, runs June 6-30 in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and Ghana

2:53 PM6/9/2022
African Lion 22 features a joint task force command post exercise, a combined arms live fire exercise, a maritime exercise, an air exercise including bomber aircraft, a joint forcible entry with paratroopers into a field training exercise, a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear response exercise, and a humanitarian civic assistance program event.
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Winners announced for SETAF-AF Best Warrior & Best Squad Competition

2:24 PM6/8/2022
Approximately 40 Soldiers across U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, participated in the 2022 Best Warrior & Best Squad Competition held on Caserme Del Din, May 23-26. The winners were announced Wednesday, June 8 at an award ceremony.
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839th Transportation Bn. pushes equipment for major military exercise from Livorno port

10:50 AM6/4/2022
Equipment for U.S. Africa Command’s largest exercise in Africa left the port of Livorno May 29 aboard the USNS Yuma. This equipment is a small part of the thousands of short tons now underway across the Mediterranean and Atlantic oceans to several locations for Exercise African Lion 22.
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Remarks by Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling at the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa Army Heritage Month and Birthday Commemoration

1:32 PM6/2/2022
Remarks by Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling at the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa Army Heritage Month and Birthday Commemoration June 2, 2022 1:06pm Caserma Del Din, Vicenza, Italy
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Change of command ceremony welcomes Lt. Col. Corbett Baxter to Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion

3:04 PM5/31/2022
Lt. Col. John M. Baker relinquished duties as the commander of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion to Lt. Col. Corbett W. Baxter during the change of command ceremony May 31 on Caserma Del Din in Vicenza, Italy.
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Sky Soldier wins title of “Physician Assistant of the Year” in U.S. Army Europe and Africa

1:28 PM5/24/2022
VICENZA, Italy – U.S. Army Capt. Christopher Donaghe is a Physician Assistant assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment “The Rock” in the 173rd Airborne Brigade. On May 20, Capt. Donaghe officially received the U.S. Army Europe and Africa (USAREUR-AF) 2021 Physician Assistant of the Year Award. The Commanding General of Regional Health Command Europe and Command Surgeon of USAREUR-AF, Brig. Gen. Mark Thompson traveled to Vicenza to present Donaghe with his well-deserved award for his selfless care of hundreds of Sky Soldiers.
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Commanding general recognizes local hospital care team for support to U.S. Army civilian employee

5:54 PM5/19/2022
Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, commanding general of U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa headquartered in Vicenza, presented awards to two members of the San Bortolo Hospital care team and two volunteers of the Croce Verde organization for their actions to assist a U.S. Army civilian employee needing extensive support May-November 2020.
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SETAF-AF hosts Vicenza Military Community masquerade gala

5:49 PM5/17/2022
The U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa hosted a night to remember at Villa di Montruglio in nearby Barbano-Mossano for members of the Vicenza Military Community, April 29.
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SETAF-AF and 173rd make most of airborne exercise

4:49 PM5/17/2022
More than 800[ U.S. Army paratroopers from Vicenza, Italy, were set to jump into Latvia Friday as the final event of Exercise Swift Response 22 – a U.S. Army Europe and Africa exercise in high north and Baltic states of the European continent. The exercise involved more than 9,000 troops from 17 countries.
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U.S. Army Soldiers to conduct Swift Response Exercise training in Latvia

3:58 PM5/10/2022
U.S. Army soldiers from the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force-Africa, 82nd Airborne Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade will conduct airborne operations on May 13 near Adazi, Latvia as part of Exercise Swift Response 22.
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Teaching the teachers at Tondibiah Basic Training Camp, Niger

6:23 AM4/28/2022
Members of Niger’s Forces Armées Nigériennes (FAN), as part of a U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF) initiative, recently completed the inaugural Basic Training Enhancement Program at Tondibiah Basic Training Camp, Niger, March 28, 2022.
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U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa empowers change at the squad level during semi- annual summit

1:27 PM4/26/2022
Current and soon-to-be squad leaders from several units under U.S Army Southern European Task Force, Africa came together last week to expand on their knowledge of what it means to be a squad leader.
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SETAF-AF hosts joint command post exercise in Italy

11:43 AM4/14/2022
Last week, more than 350 U.S. service members flooded Caserma Ederle, a small U.S. Army base in Northern Italy, for a 10-day joint force command post exercise that began April 4.
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African Land Forces Summit 2022 closed with the announcement of next year’s location

9:31 PM3/26/2022
The theme for this year’s ALFS was “Resilient Institutions Build Resilient Leaders,” which highlighted the importance of foundational elements within army and security institutions, such as training centers and non-commissioned officers.
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Kenya native becomes U.S. Army Reserve medic

12:39 PM3/23/2022
Spc. Joshua Omwenga, a combat medic with 444th Minimal Care Det., was born in Western Kenya. Omwenga was working as a school teacher when he was notified that he would receive a green card to the United States from a local lottery.
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Florida Guard travels 8000 miles to partner with Africa

9:44 AM3/21/2022
U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers from the 107th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment traveled over 8,000 miles to report on a multinational exercise in Africa Feb. 28 through March 17. The unit of Florida Army National Guard public affairs specialists departed St. Augustine, Florida, for Kenya, where they spent the last three weeks reporting on Exercise Justified Accord 22.
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