Photo Credit: Master Sgt. Christina M. BhattiMadden
Maj. Gen. David R. Hogg, commander (left) and U.S. Ambassador Jerry P. Lanier (right) at the opening ceremony for the African Land Forces Summit 12 in Uganda, May 14. ALFS was created by the U.S. Army in an effort to build understanding, interpersonal relationships and leadership by bringing together senior leaders from Africa. The summit provides a unique opportunity for the U.S. and Africa to solidify relationships, exchange information on current topics of mutual interests and seek to encourage cooperation in addressing challenges.