The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army's Contingency Response Force in Europe, providing rapid forces to the United States European (EUCOM) , Africa (AFRICOM) and Central Commands (CENTCOM) areas of responsibilities.
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The 207th Military Intelligence Brigade (MIB) Theater conducts intelligence analysis, collection, and exploitation in support of Southern European Task Force-Africa (SETAF-AF) and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) in order to set the intelligence architecture for the theater, disrupt trans-national and trans-regional threats and promote regional stability in Africa while building and maintaining intelligence readiness.
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The U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC), its subordinate organizations and contracting centers enable Army readiness through contracting solutions in support of the Army and Unified Land Operations, anytime, anywhere. As the Army's principal buying agent, ACC ensures Soldiers have what they need to be successful, from food and clothing to bullets and bombs.
509th Strategic Signal Battalion
Mission: Build, operate, maintain, and secure the DoD Information Network and deliver Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Management (C4IM) services throughout Italy, the Balkans, the Black Sea Region, NATO's Southern Flank, and Africa in order to enable the environment and speed of operations for the Warfighter.
2D Theater Signal Brigade
SETAF-AF is responsible for coordinating all U.S. Army activities in Africa in support of U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Army Europe and Africa. U.S Army activities include military readiness exercises across the continent, security force assistance engagements, crisis response and enduring posture support. These activities strengthen partner networks in Africa, build partner capacity against regional and global security threats and provide strategic access for U.S. forces in contingency operations.
Commanding GeneralMajor General Todd R. Wasmund, U.S. Army
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SETAF-AF leads and participates in multiple exercises every year, including African Lion, U.S. Africa Command's premier exercise on the continent.
Exercises build U.S. and partner militaries' readiness for contingency operations and enable interoperability. These exercises train and test command and control systems, fire and maneuver tactics, and medical techniques for the U.S. and African partner forces.
African Lion is a multinational, combined, joint exercise led by U.S. Army's Southern European Task Force, on behalf of U.S. Africa Command.
Justified Accord is U.S. Africa Command’s largest annual joint combined exercise in East Africa. Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF) leads this joint, all-domain exercise in East Africa to promote interoperability between participants for peacekeeping operations in East Africa and build partner capacity to disrupt malign influence, aggression, and activity.
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