25 Dec '12, 11am

DID OBAMA GET APPROVAL FROM CONGRESS TO SEND 3000 TROOPS? Army teams going to Africa as terror threat grows

Related AFRICOM announces it will have rapid reaction force AFRICOM headquarters to stay in Germany, Dempsey says US providing support in African-led Mali effort 1st Lt. Salvatore Buzzurro, U.S. Army Africa military mentor, worked with members of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces last August on basic soldiering skills in preparation for the African Union Mission in Somalia. Courtesy U.S. Army Africa WASHINGTON — A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year, part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries to battle extremists and give the U.S. a ready and trained force to dispatch to Africa if crises requiring the U.S. military emerge. The teams will be limited to training and equipping efforts, and will not be permitted to conduct military operations without specific, additional approvals from the ...

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