ACOTA Force HQ course prepares personnel for AMISOM operations

Nineteen officers from the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) and Kenyan Defense Force (KDF) completed the 16th iteration of the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Contingency Operations Training & Assistance (ACOTA) Force Headquarters training course at the International Peace Support Training Center in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 28, 2015. The course was designed to prepare staff officers from the African Union Mission in Somalia contributing countries for possible assignment to AMISOM Force Headquarters as a part of the command staff there. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Maysonet/released)
Nineteen officers from the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) and Kenyan Defense Force (KDF) completed the 16th iteration of the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Contingency Operations Training & Assistance (ACOTA) Force Headquarters training course at the International Peace Support Training Center in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 28, 2015. The course was designed to prepare staff officers from the African Union Mission in Somalia contributing countries for possible assignment to AMISOM Force Headquarters as a part of the command staff there. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Maysonet/released)
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