U.S., Rwanda forces complete first of four phases to enhance Rwanda peacekeeping operations

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Gordon, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa civil affairs specialist, discusses civil affairs pre-deployment training tasks Feb. 3, 2016, at Rwanda Defence Force headquarters, Kigali, Rwanda. Rwandan CIMIC officers have many of the same roles and responsibilities as U.S. Army civil affairs. Army civil affairs specialists are responsible for researching civil environments, acting as liaisons between civil components of an operational environment, and conducting security force assistance, while enabling the civil-military operations of the supported commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Gordon, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa civil affairs specialist, discusses civil affairs pre-deployment training tasks Feb. 3, 2016, at Rwanda Defence Force headquarters, Kigali, Rwanda. Rwandan CIMIC officers have many of the same roles and responsibilities as U.S. Army civil affairs. Army civil affairs specialists are responsible for researching civil environments, acting as liaisons between civil components of an operational environment, and conducting security force assistance, while enabling the civil-military operations of the supported commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
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U.S., Rwanda forces complete first of four phases to enhance Rwanda peacekeeping operations

Civil affairs and information operations personnel from CJTF-HOA met with members of the Rwanda Defence Force to discuss capabilities and pre-deployment tasks for Rwandan CIMIC personnel.