UPDF, AMISOM in Somalia

A UPDF health educator conducts public health sensitization to the residents of Barawe, Somalia who turned up for OPD program. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo)
A UPDF health educator conducts public health sensitization to the residents of Barawe, Somalia who turned up for OPD program. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo)
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Paving the road to a more secure Somalia

Leaders of the Somali National Army met with international military and civilian officials to discuss the future of Somalia’s security at the 2017 SNA Symposium in downtown Mogadishu, Jan. 10.

UPDF, AMISOM in Somalia

Uganda People's Defence Force, African Union Mission to Somalia makes a difference by providing health, education and infrastructure development assistance in Barawe, Somalia.

Somalia National Police members gain marksmanships skills while training at a range in Djibouti.

Members of the Carabinieri and Somalia Police Force train at a shooting range in Djibouti, Djibouti, Oct. 30, 2016. The Carabinieri is in charge of training mission MAIDIT Somalia 6, which is the mission of training the Somali Police Force in order to promote the stability and security of the entire region of the Horn of Africa.

U.S., Uganda forces build mental resilience

A U.S. Army Soldier deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and more than 40 members of the Africa Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) gathered for a sharing of best practices for mental health Oct. 10, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia.

ACOTA Force HQ course prepares personnel for AMISOM operations

More than 22,000 military and law enforcement personnel from across East Africa are participating in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Leading these and other African Union (AU) forces are officers from countries throughout Africa, and helping to make this level of cooperation possible is the Africa Contingency Operations Training & Assistance (ACOTA) Force Headquarters Training.