Air Force supports largest U.S. Africa Command exercise

Airmen from the 505th Combat Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, supported the command post exercise AFRICAN LION 22, the “premiere joint multi-national exercise in the AFRICOM area of responsibility,” according to U.S. Army Maj. James Guglielmi, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa foreign area officer, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Apr. 2-14, 2022. AFRICAN LION 22 was a multi-domain, multi-component, and multi-national exercise to strengthen interoperability among partner nations throughout the African theater of operations. The live portion of the exercise was conducted in Morocco, Senegal, and Ghana, with training across an array of missions, from battalion-level combat operations to humanitarian relief.

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