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.
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Barre Seguin, U.S. Africa Command director of strategy, plans, and programs, and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Eric Vollmecke, the Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives, Joint Staff, receive a tour from Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag, Commanding General of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, of an operation point for the U.S. Military on Dec. 1, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The tour gave the Generals insight of current operations and vision of future endeavors.
MOGADISHU – Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia, to meet with international partners, Nov. 2, 2016. The trip included individual, face-to-face discussions with key players in the Somalian defense sector and a group Defense Steering Committee meeting.
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.
Five small boats with the Somali Police Force Maritime Police Unit conduct a maritime exercise demonstrating their capabilities off the coast of Mogadishu, Somalia. Representatives from approximately seven countries involved in improving security and stability in Somalia observed the demonstration Aug. 25, 2016. Trained by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the maritime police unit received two new vessels for training and interdiction operations around the coast of Somalia.