Photo Credit: U.S. Army Africa photo by Spc. Taryn Hagerman
(from left to right) South African Maj. Gen. Ephraim Phako, deputy chief of Joint Operations, South African Brig. Gen. Sithabiso Mahlobo, commander of 46th South African Brigade Headquarters, South African Brig. Gen. Lawrence Smith, commander of 43rd South African Brigade Headquarters, and Brig. Gen. Peter L. Corey, deputy commander of U.S. Army Africa, sit on a press conference panel to announce plans for Shared Accord 13, at Camp Algoa in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, July 24, 2013. Shared Accord is a biennial training exercise which promotes regional relationships, increases capacity, trains U.S. and South African forces, and furthers cross-training and interoperability.