Cyber-focus unveiled at Justified Accord 23 final planning event
Justified Accord 23 (JA23), scheduled from Feb. 13-24, is led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF). This multinational exercise brings together more than 20 countries from 3 continents to increase partner readiness for peacekeeping missions, crisis response and humanitarian assistance.
JA 23 will feature the following events: An African Union academics course, a multinational field training exercise, a live-fire exercise, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief projects, as well as training on defensive cyber capabilities.
African Land Forces Summit 2022 closed with the announcement of next year’s location
The theme for this year’s ALFS was “Resilient Institutions Build Resilient Leaders,” which highlighted the importance of foundational elements within army and security institutions, such as training centers and non-commissioned officers.
SETAF-AF planners return to Georgia to continue ALFS 22 preparation
Military planners for U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa returned to Georgia Dec. 6-10 for the African Land Forces Summit main planning event. The planning event is part of ongoing preparation for ALFS, which is scheduled to take place in March.
Planning is underway for the African Land Forces Summit 2022
Military planners for U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, visited several sites in Georgia Oct. 18-22, 2021 for the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) initial planning event. The planning event is part of ongoing preparation for ALFS, which is scheduled to take place in March, 2022.
More than a badge; Challenging oneself, perseverance
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.
United States and Kenya strengthen security partnership
Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, visited Kenya March 2-5 on an official tour to broaden and strengthen the security partnership between the United States and Kenya.
SETAF-AF commander, local health agency leader discuss health care, DOD medical supply donation
Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, thanks Giovanni Pavesi, the Unita Locale Socio Sanitaria #8, a local health agency, general director, for the outstanding health care Italian medical professionals have provided to the Vicenza military community during an office call at San Bortolo Hospital in Vicenza on Feb. 1, 2021. The leaders also discussed the recent DOD-funded donation of medical supplies delivered by U.S. Army Garrison-Italy personnel to Italian hospitals in Livorno, Pisa and Vicenza. (Courtesy photo by Carmine Molinini)
SETAF, Italian partners celebrate 65th anniversary
Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, center; Pietro Signoriello, the Vicenza prefect, left; and Col. Michele Biasutti, the Senior Italian Officer, participate in the Southern European Task Force 65th anniversary celebration held on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, Oct. 22, 2020. In their remarks, both Rohling and Biasutti highlighted the strength and value of the Italian and American communities’ partnership in Northern Italy. SETAF was formally established on Oct. 25, 1955. For more than six decades, Soldiers from SETAF have participated in operations throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Semaj Johnson)