Tag Archives: Africa Command

Africa Partnership Station Medical Training in Cameroon

By: Chief Hospital Corpsman (SW) Blake W. Cooper, medical planner at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa It’s hard to explain Africa to someone who has never been there; it’s even harder to explain the inner workings of the countries that make up this continent.  Since its inception in 2007, the Africa Partnership Station (APS) has been the vehicle that allows …

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NAMRU-3 Supports Force Health Protection in the Horn of Africa

By Lt. Cmdr. Peter Sebeny, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 3, research clinician Camp Lemonnier, established in Djibouti in 2002, is the only fixed U.S. base under the Africa Command (AFRICOM) and is also home of the U.S. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA). Originally focused on counter-terrorism operations, the camp’s mission has now expanded to include strengthening partnerships …

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