Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, left, and SETAF-AF Command Sgt. Maj. Charles W. Gregory Jr., right, discuss challenges and opportunities focused on this year’s African Land Forces Summit theme: “Maintaining Security in a Degraded Environment” with African land force commanders and senior enlisted leaders during a regional breakout session at the 2021 ALFS at Caserma Del Din in Vicenza, Italy, May 19, 2021. This year, taking into consideration travel limitations and the safety of country delegations, ALFS was a virtual event. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Meleesa Gutierrez)
African Lion 21: Multinational night live fire event strengthens interoperability, readiness
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.
ND National Guard hosts Ghanaian soldiers during Best Warrior Competition
Ghanaian soldiers visited North Dakota Aug. 9-16, 2021, to attend the Best Warrior Competition, an annual event in which National Guard Soldiers compete and demonstrate their skills. Ghana and North Dakota are partners in the State Partnership Program, a Department of Defense security cooperation program managed by the National Guard Bureau. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Solomon Abanda)
Brig. Gen. Ronald Cupples visits with Kenyan military officials during his first visit as the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa deputy commanding general from the National Guard component. (U.S. Army Photo)