African Lion 21

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SETAF-Africa tests joint task force capability at exercise

2:30 PM4/16/2021
Sgt. George Michalski, assigned to U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, prepares to receive the U.S. Army Europe and Africa Coin of Excellence from Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Abernethy, the USAREUR-AF command sergeant major, April 15, 2021, at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwöhr, Germany, April 15, 2021. The command post exercise, April 9-16, tested SETAF-AF's ability to integrate maritime, air and land components and execute its mission as an expeditionary joint task force prior to execution of the African Lion 21 multinational exercise that will be conducted in Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal in June. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Devon Thomas, SETAF-Africa Public Affairs)
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SETAF-Africa tests joint task force capability at exercise

2:30 PM4/16/2021
Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Abernethy, the U.S. Army Europe and Africa command sergeant major, presents the first U.S. Army Europe and Africa coins of excellence to Soldiers who participated in the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa Command Post Exercise at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwöhr, Germany, April 15, 2021. The command post exercise, April 9-16, tested SETAF-AF's ability to integrate maritime, air and land components and execute its mission as an expeditionary joint task force prior to the execution of the African Lion 21 multinational exercise that will be conducted in Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal in June. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Devon Thomas, SETAF-Africa Public Affairs)
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SETAF-Africa tests joint task force capability at exercise

2:31 PM4/16/2021
Staff Sgt. David Valego, right, assigned to U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, receives the U.S. Army Europe and Africa Coin of Excellence from Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Abernathy, the USAREUR-AF command sergeant major, for his participation in the SETAF-AF command post exercise at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwöhr, Germany, April 15, 2021. The command post exercise, April 9-16, tested SETAF-AF's ability to integrate maritime, air and land components and execute its mission as an expeditionary joint task force prior to the execution of the African Lion 21 multinational exercise that will be conducted in Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal in June. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Devon Thomas, SETAF-Africa Public Affairs)
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SETAF-Africa tests joint task force capability at exercise

2:31 PM4/16/2021
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force tested its capability as an expeditionary joint task force, integrating maritime, air and land components prior to execution of the African Lion 21 multinational exercise that will be conducted in Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal in June. Participants in the SETAF-AF command post exercise were tested three times--before departing home station, during the exercise, prior to redeployment as a mitigation against COVID-19. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Devon Thomas, SETAF-Africa Public Affairs)
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SETAF-Africa tests joint task force capability at exercise

2:32 PM4/16/2021
Sgt. 1st Class Jovani D’Angella, left, congratulates Staff Sgt. Chief Nuamah and Spc. Isaiah Mathias who received the U.S. Army Europe and Africa Coin of Excellence from Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Abernethy, the USAREUR-AF command sergeant major, at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwöhr, Germany, April 15, 2021. The command post exercise, April 9-16, tested SETAF-AF's ability to integrate maritime, air and land components and execute its mission as an expeditionary joint task force prior to execution of the African Lion 21 multinational exercise that will be conducted in Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal in June. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Devon Thomas, SETAF-Africa Public Affairs)
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Press Release

African Lion 21 exercise begins with 7,800 troops in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal

7:07 PM6/7/2021
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.
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African Lion 21: US, Moroccan military medical providers collaborate, provide health care

6:59 PM6/9/2021
U.S. Air Force Maj. Rolando De Luna, a medical provider, watches as a Moroccan medic examines a patient at the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco, during the African Lion exercise June 7, 2021. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. AL21 is multi-domain, multi-component, and multinational exercise, which employs a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among participants. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Colton Elliott)
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African Lion 21: Multinational night live fire event strengthens interoperability, readiness

11:51 AM6/17/2021
Soldiers with the Georgia Army National Guard completed multinational live-fire training under the concealment of night during exercise African Lion 21 June 13-14, 2021, in Tan Tan, Morocco. Artillery fire filled the sky with illumination and infrared light to enable maneuver of infantry underneath.
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African Lion 21: Georgia Guard completes multinational night live fire

1:14 PM6/17/2021
Soldiers in a U.S. Army M109A6 Paladin howitzer with the Ellenwood-based Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 214th Field Artillery, 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, observe fired artillery rounds during African Lion 2021, at the Tan Tan Training Area, Morocco, June 13, 2021. African Lion is U.S. Africa Command’s largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal, 7-18 June. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. AL21 is a multi-domain, multi-component, and multi-national exercise, which employs a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among participants. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class R.J. Lannom Jr.)
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African Lion 21: Georgia Guard completes multinational night live fire

1:14 PM6/17/2021
U.S. Georgia Army National Guardsman Spc. Gabriel Mitchell, assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, observes his target down range at African Lion 2021 in Tan-Tan, Morocco, June 13, 2021. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal, 7-18 June. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. AL21 is multi-domain, multi-component, and multinational exercise, which employs a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among participants. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Smith)
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African Lion 21: Georgia Guard completes multinational night live fire

1:14 PM6/17/2021
U.S. Georgia Army National Guardsman Cpl. Michael Lawson, assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, loads a magazine prior to a night fire training exercise at African Lion 2021 in Tan-Tan, Morocco, June 13, 2021. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal, 7-18 June. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. AL21 is multi-domain, multi-component, and multinational exercise, which employs a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among participants. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Smith)
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US Special Forces Soldiers fast rope onto rooftops in training event

6:40 PM6/18/2021
U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers assigned to the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Utah Army National Guard participating in African Lion 2021 conduct fast rope training onto a rooftop building during a night training event at Tifnit, Morocco on June 15, 2021. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal, 7-18 June. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. AL21 is a multi-domain, multi-component, and multi-national exercise, which employs a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among participants. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jacob Jesperson)
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