Ward in Congo: U.S. military will continue supporting security assistance activities
Photo Credit: Kenneth Fidler
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, talks with Congolese officers at the military school "Centre Superieur Militaire" during a tour of the school April 24, 2009. The military ranks of the students range from captain to colonel, and the instruction includes military leadership, preparation of plans and orders, the military decision-making process, and staff functions. These students are participating in an English lab run by the British military. During his visit, Ward discussed security assistance activities with officials from the U.S. Embassy, the DRC Ministry of Defense, and the UN peacekeeping force in the DRC, known by its French acronym MONUC.
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