• Three service members each hold a flag during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord. One service member holds the American flag, one the Economic Community of West African States flag and one the Senegalese flag. The service members will raise the flags officially signifying the beginning of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and U.S. Army Africa hosted annual joint training partnership exercise between the United States, the Economic Community of West African States and partner nations. The exercise, held in Senegal this year, is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout western Africa.

    Western Accord 14 kicks-off

    Three service members each hold a flag during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord. One service member holds the American flag, one the Economic Community of West African States flag and one the Senegalese flag. The service members will...

  • Three service members each hold a flag during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord. One service member holds the American flag, one the Economic Community of West African States flag and one the Senegalese flag. The service members will raise the flags officially signifying the beginning of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and U.S. Army Africa led annual joint training partnership exercise between the United States, the Economic Community of West African States and partner nations. The exercise, held in Senegal this year, is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout western Africa.

    Western Accord 14 kicks-off

    Three service members each hold a flag during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord. One service member holds the American flag, one the Economic Community of West African States flag and one the Senegalese flag. The service members will...

  • Ghana Engineers and Senegalese Paratroopers stand in formation during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and U.S. Army Africa led annual joint training partnership exercise between the United States, the Economic Community of West African States and partner nations. The exercise, held in Senegal this year, is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout western Africa.

    Western Accord 14 kicks-off

    Ghana Engineers and Senegalese Paratroopers stand in formation during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and U.S. Army Africa led annual joint training partnership...

  • (Left to right) Deputy Chief of Army Staff Col. Elhadji Babacar Faye, United States Army Africa Deputy Commander Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, Directory Peace Keeping and Regional Security Economic Community of West African States Col. Ollo Alain Pale and Military Zone #7 Commanding Officer Col. Lamine Keita, stand at parade rest before the American, Senegal and Economic Community of West African States flags are raised signifying the beginning of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and USARAF led annual joint training partnership exercise between the United States, the Economic Community of West African States and partner nations. The exercise, held in Senegal this year, is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout western Africa.

    Western Accord 14 kicks-off

    (Left to right) Deputy Chief of Army Staff Col. Elhadji Babacar Faye, United States Army Africa Deputy Commander Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, Directory Peace Keeping and Regional Security Economic Community of West African States Col. Ollo Alain Pale and...

  • The Senegal Army National Band stand in formation for the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and U.S. Army Africa led annual joint training partnership exercise between the United States, the Economic Community of West African States and partner nations. The exercise, held in Senegal this year, is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout western Africa.

    Western Accord 14 kicks-off

    The Senegal Army National Band stand in formation for the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and U.S. Army Africa led annual joint training partnership exercise between...

  • Col. Elhadji Babacar Faye, Deputy Chief of Army Staff shakes hands with Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, United States Army Africa Deputy Commander following Faye's speech during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western Accord is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored, and USARAF-hosted annual joint training partnership exercise between the United States, the Economic Community of West African States and partner nations. The exercise, held in Senegal this year, is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout western Africa.

    Western Accord 14 kicks-off

    Col. Elhadji Babacar Faye, Deputy Chief of Army Staff shakes hands with Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, United States Army Africa Deputy Commander following Faye's speech during the opening day ceremony of Exercise Western Accord, June 16. Exercise Western...

Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Africa Command sponsored and U.S. Army Africa hosted annual joint training exercise between the United States, the Economic Community of West African States and partner nations. The exercise, held in Senegal this year, is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout western Africa.

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