Forty Ugandan students came together to attend a two-week Veterinary Civic Action Program training session in Matany, Uganda, April 24, 2012, organized by the U.S. Army 448th Civil Affairs Battalion.
The 448th CA Battalion soldiers, a U.S. Army Reserve unit based at Fort Lewis, Washington, are currently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, headquartered at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
The training started as
U.S. soldiers attached to Combined Joint Task Forcee -- Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) completed their latest military-to-military training when more than 170 Ugandan People's Defense Force (UPDF) soldiers graduated the Kasenyi Special Forces Group Advanced Infantry Course, June 22. Training for the 16-week program was led by a combined team of UPDF and U.S. soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion 161st Field Artillery and the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion 137th Infantry, both Kansas Army Na
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), completed its sixth military-to-military training Uganda Counter Terrorism Course as 134 Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF) soldiers graduated during a ceremony at Kasenyi training school on June 16, 2009.
Leaders from both CJTF-HOA and UPDF spoke during the ceremony and congratulating the soldiers on completing the course and challenging them to share what they learned with others.
"This training is an excellent example
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.
A seemingly contrasting fusion of traits - strength and benevolence - appears to run through the veins of UPDF PSYOP military members.