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AFRICOM commander concludes visit to East Africa

4:07 PM1/19/2021
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AFRICOM commander concludes visit to East Africa

4:32 PM1/19/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, speaks to Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island during an award ceremony on the ship's flight deck. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit have operated off the coast of Somalia since Dec. 21, 2020, as part of the Joint Forces Maritime Component Command for Joint Task Force-Quartz. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah Stegall)
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EARF conducts exercise in Somalia

3:50 PM2/5/2021
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.
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SETAF-Africa conducts large-scale planning for African Lion 21

2:08 PM3/2/2021
Lt. Col. Paul Hilaski, the Southern European Task Force, Africa G35 future operations chief, participates in large-scale virtual planning meetings for African Lion 2021. The U.S. military, along with 21 multinational partners, is adapting with COVID-19 mitigation practices to safely plan a complex multinational, joint, all-domain exercise culminating in combined live-fire exercises occurring in multiple countries across the combined joint operations area. (U.S. Army photo by Christopher House)
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SETAF-Africa conducts large-scale planning for African Lion 21

2:09 PM3/2/2021
Staff Sgt. Rachelle Dutton, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa force health protection NCO, left, and Maj. Stephen Boughton, a SETAF-Africa G4 fusion logistics planner, participate in large-scale virtual planning meetings for exercise African Lion 2021. The U.S. military, along with 21 multinational partners, is adapting with COVID-19 mitigation practices to safely plan a complex multinational, joint, all-domain exercise culminating in combined live-fire exercises occurring in multiple countries across the combined joint operations area. (U.S. Army photo by Christopher House)
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SETAF-Africa conducts large-scale planning for African Lion 21

2:11 PM3/2/2021
Maj. Laura Proffit, a U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, operational protection directorate plans and operations chief, participates in large-scale virtual planning meetings for African Lion 2021. The U.S. military, along with 21 multinational partners, is adapting with COVID-19 mitigation practices to safely plan a complex multinational, joint, all-domain exercise culminating in combined live-fire exercises occurring in multiple countries across the combined joint operations area. (U.S. Army photo by Christopher House)
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SETAF-Africa conducts large-scale planning for African Lion 21

2:12 PM3/2/2021
Lt. Col. Eli Segres, a U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa Signal Corps future operations officer, participates in large-scale virtual planning meetings for African Lion 2021. The U.S. military, along with 21 multinational partners, is adapting with COVID-19 mitigation practices to safely plan a complex multinational, joint, all-domain exercise culminating in combined live-fire exercises occurring in multiple countries across the combined joint operations area. (U.S. Army photo by Christopher House)
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SETAF-Africa conducts large-scale planning for African Lion 21

2:13 PM3/2/2021
Capt. Jeremey Parks, a U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa Signal Corps future operations officer, participates in large-scale virtual planning meetings for African Lion 2021. The U.S. military, along with 21 multinational partners, is adapting with COVID-19 mitigation practices to safely plan a complex multinational, joint, all-domain exercise culminating in combined live-fire exercises occurring in multiple countries across the combined joint operations area. (U.S. Army photo by Christopher House)
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SETAF-Africa tests joint task force capability at exercise

2:24 PM4/16/2021
Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, provides guidance to the SETAF-AF staff during the command post exercise at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwöhr, Germany, April 12, 2021. The SETAF-AF 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 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

2:30 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

2:32 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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More than a badge; Challenging oneself, perseverance

1:36 PM5/27/2021
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.
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SFAB Team builds partnership with Senegalese Soldiers

1:39 PM7/27/2021
Senegalese soldiers from the Centre D'entrainement (CET) 7, 3 and 2 and U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) discuss the lessons-learned during a physical exercise in the ‘Train the Trainer’ course at the Regional Tactical Training Center, Thies, Senegal, July 19, 2021. The 2nd SFAB, based out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, traveled to Senegal to instruct the 8-week course, which uses the sharing of tactics and procedures to better prepare our partners for future operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Meleesa Gutierrez)
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