Security conference aligns military, political priorities for East Africa

Victor John, Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance program operations manager, speaks to audience members during the East Africa Security Synchronization Conference Jan. 20, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. More than 70 U.S. embassy representatives from each East African country and organizations including the African Union, U.S. Africa Command, and AFRICOM components attended the event to kick start the process of synchronizing and prioritizing all activities in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
Victor John, Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance program operations manager, speaks to audience members during the East Africa Security Synchronization Conference Jan. 20, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. More than 70 U.S. embassy representatives from each East African country and organizations including the African Union, U.S. Africa Command, and AFRICOM components attended the event to kick start the process of synchronizing and prioritizing all activities in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
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