Advisor teams to Senegal help deploy peacekeeping task force, revamp logistics system


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(DVIDS) DAKAR, Senegal --

- Prepare a Senegalese task force for peacekeeping operations in Mali.
- Develop a logistics system that reduces a three-week endeavor to a few days
- Make the kinds of friendships where Senegalese soldiers invite American soldiers to weddings.

These are just some of the capabilities teams of U.S. Army soldiers have delivered as U.S. Africa Command’s aligned security force assistance brigade.

Two teams from 2nd SFAB will complete their six-month security cooperation rotation to Senegal over the next few weeks. They will be replaced by another two teams coming from the Fort Bragg, North Carolina based unit.

“Our partners are gracious hosts who are excited to have an American military perspective on their operations and security practices,” said Army Capt. Ellen Johnson, the commander of the 2nd SFAB logistics-focused advisor team in Senegal.

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Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

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