26 Jun '12, 12pm

US Army Secretary John McHugh and US Ambassador to Botswana ... - United States Army (press release)

US Army Secretary John McHugh and US Ambassador to Botswana ... - United States Army (press release)

WASHINGTON (June 25, 2012) -- With more than 187,000 Soldiers based in nearly 160 countries, the U.S. Army presence around the globe points to its commitment to strengthening relationships and assisting with building military capacity in partner nations. One such partner is Botswana in sub-Saharan Africa. For three weeks in June, approximately 100 troops from the U.S Army Special Forces and the Botswana Defence Force, or BDF, participated in exercise Eastern Piper 2012, part of an annual exercise program U.S. Africa Command, or USAFRICOM, conducts with partner nations throughout Africa. USAFRICOM is a relatively new combatant command, but U.S. engagement in Africa is nothing new. For decades, American Special Operations Forces have had a presence there helping to build military capacity. Supporting USAFRICOM's theater engagement plan, Special Operations Command Africa part...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/82437/McHugh__U_S__partnershi...

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