Exercise African Lion 18 commences

US Army Staff Sgt Christopher Jorgensen and Sgt Zach Pooler work on establishing provided non-classified internet protocol router, secret internet protocol router, phone and video teleconference services

Partners from 15 countries representing Africa, Europe, and North America are participating in a combined multilateral exercise which will take place until the end of April in Morocco and Tunisia – African Lion 18 is an annually scheduled exercise designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nations’ tactics, techniques and procedures. Exercise African Lion 18 is led by US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa and sponsored by US Africa Command. The exercise includes military training in command-post activities, academics, and field training all focused on countering violent extremist organisations, as well as aviation training, a humanitarian civic assistance mission, and a senior leader dialogue.

Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Kris Daberkoe


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