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.
Cheryl Sim, CJTF-HOA foreign affairs advisor, will be departing on Feb. 27 after seven months of service advising the CJTF-HOA commander on foreign policy issues.
Uganda Peoples' Defense Force soldiers' commitment to increase security and stability in the Horn of Africa and contribute to the African Union Mission in Somalia entails training from U.S. Marines supporting Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa.
A seemingly contrasting fusion of traits - strength and benevolence - appears to run through the veins of UPDF PSYOP military members.
Five U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 404th Civil Affairs (CA) Company, 407th CA Battalion, attached to the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), are currently forward deployed to Camp Singo, Uganda, to advise and assist in the training of the first tactical Civil Affairs Company within the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF).