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US, Moroccan generals launch planning for African Lion 21

12:00 AM11/13/2020
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US, Moroccan generals launch planning for African Lion 21

12:00 AM11/13/2020
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US Army makes big plans for summer exercise in Africa

10:12 AM1/29/2021
Planners for exercise African Lion 21 survey a small arms weapons range during a visit to Morocco Jan. 20, 2021. Scheduled for June, African Lion, U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise, has increased interoperability among U.S. partners and allies since 2003. Plans for AL21 involve more than 10,000 troops from the United States, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and elsewhere. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Cain S. Claxton)
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US Army makes big plans for summer exercise in Africa

10:12 AM1/29/2021
Capt. Jonathan Paul, right, assigned to the 173rd Brigade (Airborne), explains his unit's training requirements to Moroccan military planners during a site survey in Morocco Jan. 22, 2021, for exercise African Lion 21. Plans for AL21 involve more than 10,000 troops from the United States, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and elsewhere. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Cain S. Claxton)
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Plans underway for Africa's biggest military exercise in face of COVID-19

10:11 AM1/29/2021
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African Lion is scheduled for summer 2021

2:32 PM1/29/2021
African Lion is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise and the largest exercise held on the African continent. AL 21 will take place June 7-18, 2021. The exercise has increased interoperability among U.S. partners and allies since 2003. Plans for AL21 involve more than 10,000 troops from the United States, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and other partner nations. (U.S. Army video by Spc. Meleesa Gutierrez)
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SETAF-Africa DCG engages with partner nations, prepares for exercise season and discusses leadership

4:44 PM2/16/2021
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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 exercise begins with 7,800 troops in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal

7:52 PM6/7/2021
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, and Moroccan Army Général d'armée Belkhir El Farouk, the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces Southern Zone commander, enter the Rehearsal of Concept Drill for African Lion, Agadir Morocco, June 7, 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. Jared Kindlespire)
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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: US, Moroccan service members provide medical care

2:19 PM6/11/2021
U.S. and Moroccan service members provide medical care to Moroccan citizens at the Military Medical Surgical Field Hospital in Tafraoute, Morocco, during the humanitarian civic assistance portion of African Lion21.
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US, Senegalese soldiers conduct live fire training at exercise African Lion

5:54 PM6/14/2021
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ethan Pratt with Alpha Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade, conducts live fire training with Senegalese soldiers at exercise African Lion 21 June 11, 2021, in Tan Tan, Morocco. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal June 7-18. 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 National Guard photo by Spc. Brandon Malcolm)
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African Lion 21: US, Moroccan soldiers conduct fast rope training

1:32 PM6/15/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and the Royal Moroccan Army fast-rope out of a CH-47 Chinook in Tifnit, Morocco, June 14, 2021. Africa Lion is U.S. Africa Command’s largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal, June 7-18. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together, enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. Africa Lion 21 is a multi-domain, multi-component, and multinational exercise, which employs a full array of mission and capabilities to strengthen interoperability among participants. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brendan Nunez)
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US Army paratroopers lay down suppressive fire during AL 21 training event

4:30 PM6/16/2021
U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the Able Company, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade, lay down suppressive fire while assaulting an objective during Africa Lion 21, on Grier Labouie Airbase, Morocco, June 10, 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. Adrian Pacheco)
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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: Key Leader Engagement Onboard the USS Hershel "Woody" Williams

2:21 PM6/17/2021
A key leader engagement and tour onboard the USS Hershel "Woody" Williams, a U.S. Navy vessel, provided an opportunity for Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, commander of U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, to meet with partners from Moroccan Southern Zone Command. The leaders were able to discuss interoperability between the two partner nations, their potential as coalition partners, and the capability of USS Hershel "Woody" Williams as an asset to the African area of responsibility, as well as expectations for the African Lion 21 exercise. Command Sgt. Maj. Chuck Gregory, Southern European Task Force, Africa, and Capt. Michaël E. ConCannon, commanding officer of the USS Hershel "Woody" Williams, explain the importance of this meeting and tour. African Lion is U.S. Africa Command’s largest, premier, Joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal, June 7-18. 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.
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African Lion 21: US, Moroccan paratroopers conduct training, earn partner nation parachutist badges

6:31 PM6/18/2021
A U.S. Army paratrooper assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 17rd Airborne Brigade, presents the U.S. Army Parachutist Badge to a Royal Moroccan Army paratrooper during a wing exchange on the Grier Labouie Airbase in Morocco, June 13, 2021. Africa Lion 21 began with U.S. and Moroccan paratroopers conducting an airborne jump into Morocco. 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. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Adrian Pacheco)
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African Lion 21: Rohling tours USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams

6:56 PM6/18/2021
Members of USS Hershel "Woody" Williams welcome aboard Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, for a tour of the vessel at the Agadir Commercial Port in Agadir, Morocco, June 11, 2021, during a key leader engagement for exercise African Lion. 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.
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African Lion 21 participants from Senegal, Morocco host CBRN demonstration

7:21 PM6/18/2021
Senegal military members treat a simulated casualty from a chemical attack during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense demonstration hosted by the Moroccan and Senegalese militaries June 15, 2021, in Agadir, Morocco, during African Lion 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. Casey Dinnison)
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