African Lion 21 concludes in Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia

African Lion 21, held from June 7-18, 2021, in Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia, concludes. African Lion is U.S. Africa Command’s largest, premier, Joint, annual exercise. 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.



By Sgt. James Garvin Southern European Task Force Africa Public Affairs Morocco Jun 18, 2021
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