“The early entry command post is a multifunctional, scalable node that allows the commanding general of U.S. Army Africa to exercise mission command against various contingency operations on the continent of Africa,” said Lt. Col. Paul Hilaski, the U.S. Army Africa early entry command post chief. “The majority of situations we look to deploy are for humanitarian disaster relief, political unrest and noncombatant evacuation operations.”
McConville, Grinston meet with SETAF-AF leaders, Soldiers
Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville, left, and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston, right, prepare to present an award to Capt. Sara Roger, assigned to the 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade, at the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa headquarters in Vicenza, Italy, Dec. 14. McConville and Grinston visited the SETAF-AF headquarters to meet with SETAF-AF leaders. The CSA and SMA also had lunch with and presented awards to Soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Semaj Johnson)
U.S. Army Soldiers from Task Force Bayonet, assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF) in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), alongside Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, based out of Vicenza, Italy, traveled to Somalia as part of a security exercise to Mogadishu International Airport (MIA), Jan. 20-21.
United States and Kenya strengthen security partnership
Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, visited Kenya March 2-5 on an official tour to broaden and strengthen the security partnership between the United States and Kenya.
More than a badge; Challenging oneself, perseverance
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Issaka Guebre, a combat medic with Civil Affairs East Africa Southern European Task Force Africa (CA-EA SETAF-AF), in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, challenged himself by participating in this month’s iteration of the French Desert Commando Course.
Brig. Gen. Aida T. Borras, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa deputy commanding general, salutes during a Memorial Day ceremony at the North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial in Carthage, Tunisia, on May 31, 2021. The ceremony honored the more than 2,800 U.S. service members who were laid to rest in the cemetery and more than 3,700 whose names are engraved on the Wall of the Missing. (Courtesy photo by U.S. Embassy in Tunisia)