Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF), Ugandan Battle Group 22 soldiers conduct vehicle inspections with assistance from Lt. Jeremy, French combat engineer, during an exercise at Camp Singo, Uganda, March 1, 2017. The UPDF soldiers searched the vehicle for weapons and improvised-explosive-devices.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF), Ugandan Battle Group 22 soldiers conduct vehicle inspections with assistance from Lt. Jeremy, French combat engineer, during an exercise at Camp Singo, Uganda, March 1, 2017. The UPDF soldiers searched the vehicle for weapons and improvised-explosive-devices. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) is preparing Ugandan Battle Group 22 (UGABAG 22) for a spring 2017 deployment in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), with a 12-week training course at Camp Singo, Uganda.

AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

The African Union Mission in Somalia’s capabilities to provide security in Somalia were recently strengthened when U.S. military members of U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa delivered nearly 20 vehicles and two storage containers to the Uganda People’s Defence Force here, Sept. 25.

Uganda military values humanity, hope while countering VEO actions with U.S. training

A seemingly contrasting fusion of traits - strength and benevolence - appears to run through the veins of UPDF PSYOP military members.

CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier and tenant units shed blood, sweat and tears during the Joint Warrior Competition here, Sept. 9.