Women, Peace and Security in Africa: A Catalyst for Change
VICENZA, Italy – Africa boasts the second largest land mass and population among continents as well as the youngest median age in the world at under 19 years on average. With seven coups over the last three years, the battle for power over African people has made international headlines. Among the more positive groups vying for legitimacy and prominence: women.
Mass. National Guard medical planner experiences Kenya for first time
U.S. Army Capt. James Hogan is a medical plans and operations officer, as well as executive officer for the 182nd Medical Company, Massachusetts National Guard. His hometown is Boston, Mass., but he also spent time in Georgia so he lacks the well-known Boston accent. On the civilian side, he works in the human resources department at the Veterans Affairs Boston Health System.
Kenyan-born U.S. Army Captain returns to native land at exercise Justified Accord 2023
As nearly 1,000 exercise participants gather in Kenya for this year’s iteration of Justified Accord (JA23), one U.S. Army Reserve Soldier returns to very familiar territory. “It’s humbling to come back to my roots,” said U.S. Army Capt. Ronald Ottichilo, a microbiologist with U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF).
African Lion 22 begins, runs June 6-30 in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and Ghana
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.