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U.S. military and Department of State officials meet with Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 12, 2017. Topics of interest covered during the meeting included U.S. and Somali national interests in the region and opportunities to strengthen the Somali National Security Forces, particularly as the African Union mission in Somalia troops transition out of the security role in coming years. Attendees of the meeting included Martin Dale, the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to Somalia, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, U.S. Africa Command commander, U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David Furness, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa commanding general, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miguel Castellanos, deputy commanding general of CJTF-HOA in Somalia (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
U.S. military and Department of State officials meet with Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 12, 2017. Topics of interest covered during the meeting included U.S. and Somali national interests in the region and opportunities to strengthen the Somali National Security Forces, particularly as the African Union mission in Somalia troops transition out of the security role in coming years. Attendees of the meeting included Martin Dale, the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to Somalia, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, U.S. Africa Command commander, U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David Furness, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa commanding general, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miguel Castellanos, deputy commanding general of CJTF-HOA in Somalia (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
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