Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training

U.S Army Maj. Gen. Kurt L. Sonntag, Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, addresses staff officers from Kenya, Uganda and Burundi at the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 2, 2017.  The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Navy photo by CAPT Milton Singleton) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training U.S Army Maj. Gen. Kurt L. Sonntag, Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, addresses staff officers from Kenya, Uganda and Burundi at the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 2, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Navy photo by CAPT Milton Singleton)
U.S Army Maj. Gen. Kurt L. Sonntag, Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, fields questions from Kenya, Uganda and Burundi staff officers at the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 2, 2017.  The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Navy photo by CAPT Milton Singleton) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training U.S Army Maj. Gen. Kurt L. Sonntag, Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, fields questions from Kenya, Uganda and Burundi staff officers at the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 2, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Navy photo by CAPT Milton Singleton)
Uganda People’s Defence Force Maj. E.W. Nyororo serves as a member of the logistics cell, preparing information to be presented in the daily commander update brief in response to simulated events during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training Uganda People’s Defence Force Maj. E.W. Nyororo serves as a member of the logistics cell, preparing information to be presented in the daily commander update brief in response to simulated events during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
U.S. Army Capt. Dewight Cassells, a civil affairs team chief with the 411th Army Civil Affairs Battalion, mentors and advises a multinational group of students from Uganda, Kenya and Burundi to conduct humanitarian assistance planning during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training U.S. Army Capt. Dewight Cassells, a civil affairs team chief with the 411th Army Civil Affairs Battalion, mentors and advises a multinational group of students from Uganda, Kenya and Burundi to conduct humanitarian assistance planning during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) Maj. Julius Niragire and UPDF Maj. Godfrey Nyabongo plan and prepare Civil-Military Cooperation staff responses to a simulated humanitarian crisis during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) Maj. Julius Niragire and UPDF Maj. Godfrey Nyabongo plan and prepare Civil-Military Cooperation staff responses to a simulated humanitarian crisis during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
Uganda People’s Defense Force Maj. Okwapa Dominic and Kenya Defense Force Maj. Amani Patrick, serve as battle captains in the Joint Operations Center preparing to disseminate information to the staff related to a simulated emerging crisis during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017.  The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training Uganda People’s Defense Force Maj. Okwapa Dominic and Kenya Defense Force Maj. Amani Patrick, serve as battle captains in the Joint Operations Center preparing to disseminate information to the staff related to a simulated emerging crisis during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
Officers from Uganda, Kenya and Burundi assigned to the Civil-Military Cooperation cell react to a simulated crisis, and prepare courses of action during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training Officers from Uganda, Kenya and Burundi assigned to the Civil-Military Cooperation cell react to a simulated crisis, and prepare courses of action during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
Kenya Defense Force Lt. Col. Wilson Ronoh and Uganda People’s Defense Air Force Maj. Kiconco Anthony prepare themes and messages to counter simulated Al-Shabaab propaganda in the public affairs cell during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training Kenya Defense Force Lt. Col. Wilson Ronoh and Uganda People’s Defense Air Force Maj. Kiconco Anthony prepare themes and messages to counter simulated Al-Shabaab propaganda in the public affairs cell during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
Staff officers from the Burundi National Defense Force and Uganda People’s Defense Force work together to plan and coordinate responses to simulated events during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017.  The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training Staff officers from the Burundi National Defense Force and Uganda People’s Defense Force work together to plan and coordinate responses to simulated events during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
Kenya Defense Force Maj. Andrew Khaema and Uganda People’s Defense Force Maj. Patrick Mwesige identify locations designated for relief assistance in response to a simulated humanitarian crisis during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz) Troop contributing partners receive staff officer training Kenya Defense Force Maj. Andrew Khaema and Uganda People’s Defense Force Maj. Patrick Mwesige identify locations designated for relief assistance in response to a simulated humanitarian crisis during the command post exercise of the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance force headquarters training program held at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2017. The five-week course was facilitated by the U.S. Department of State and is designed to improve Africa’s military capabilities by providing selected training necessary for multinational peace support operations. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)

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