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APS Building Assessment Capacity in Cameroon

Release Date: 06/26/2013

YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Eleven members of the Cameroon armed forces kicked off the second week of a two-week assessment-focused mentorship session facilitated by Naval Forces Europe-Africa, June 24.


Belgian Ship Assists Africa Partnership Station

Release Date: 04/19/2013

Cotonou, BENIN – Twenty Benin participants of a recent boarding team operations course received course completion certificates April 19, a milestone that capped nearly three months of a multi-lateral maritime capacity building that has taken place on the Belgian navy command and logistical support ship BNS Godetia (A960).


Libyan Military Leaders Visit Naples to Discuss Maritime Security

Release Date: 04/09/2013

NAPLES, Italy - Leaders from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and U.S. 6th Fleet and the Libyan navy and coast guard, met to discuss maritime security in Naples, Italy, April 3-4.


Seabees and Cameroon Military Complete Health Outposts to Assist Local Villages

Release Date: 03/29/2013

BESKOUL, Cameroon – Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and members of Cameroon’s Battalion d’Intervention Rapide (BIR) completed the second of two community health outposts for villages in Cameroon, March 21.





YAOUNDE, Cameroon (June 20, 2013) – Maj. Roger Nang Zengue, chief operations officer with the Battalion d'Intervention Rapide (BIR), left, and Navy Lt. Patrick Nnon Mabiom, a marine in Cameroon’s naval forces, discuss and review analytical objectives as part of the African Partnership Station Self-Assessment Mentorship Program (SAMP) taking place at Cameroon’s Naval Headquarters. SAMP is being facilitated by Naval Forces Europe-Africa within the APS program in order to augment organic assessments capability in countries that have already received training and are working toward increased maritime security capacity. (U.S. Navy photo by Elizabeth Heider/Released)



MAPUTO, Mozambique (May 10, 2013) - Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, conduct classroom training as part of the latest iteration of the Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) program, which assists partner nations de-mine landmines and explosive remnants of war. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)