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US Africa Command leaving after Trump cuts troops to Germany

Stuttgart, Germany | THE INDEPENDENT |  The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) headquarters will shift from Germany following President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops based  there. As part of the U.S. European Command Review, the Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper  publicly announced plans to make U.S. force adjustments within the European area …

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Somali jihadists kill 3 Americans in attack on Kenya military base

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Jihadists from Somalia’s Al-Shabaab group on Sunday stormed a military base used by US forces in Kenya’s coastal Lamu region, killing three American citizens and destroying several aircraft and military vehicles, officials said. Attackers breached heavy security at Camp Simba at dawn but were pushed …

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Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Jihadists from Somalia’s Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya’s coastal Lamu region, the army spokesman said. The strike on the base known as Camp Simba in Manda Bay near the picturesque tourist drawcard of Lamu …

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US conducts joint knowledge exchange with UPDF in Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia |  BRENNEN LEGE | U.S. service members in Somalia end of  last month conducted a joint Tactical Casualty Combat Care information exchange and mass casualty exercise with neighboring Ugandan African Union Mission in Somalia soldiers. The operation enhanced partner force interoperability and communication, and instilled enduring procedures for mass …

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‘US strike kills 62 al-Shabab militants in Somalia’

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty two al-Shabaab militants have been killed in weekend air-strikes on their camps in the vicinity of Gandarshe, Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) has said in a statement. According to an AFRICOM assessment, their forces conducted six airstrikes, with 34 militants killed on …

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