Four Mine-Resistant Ambushed Protective Vehicles wait to be turned over to Uganda and Burundi
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.
As part of the Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa’s mission to enable regional actors to neutralize violent extremist organizations and enable regional access and freedom of movement, Uganda and Burundi will receive a new mission asset.
Veterinarians from Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya and Uganda shared best practices and exchanged information during a week-long AMISOM Military Veterinary Conference held by the 407th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team Oct. 20-24, 2014.
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).