Exercise WA14 increases capacity, mutual respect

By U.S. ArmyJune 27, 2014

A Soldier from 1st Bn., 28th Inf. Regt., 4th IBCT, 1st Inf. Div. pulls security during a situational training exercise during Exercise Western Accord 14, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier from 1st Bn., 28th Inf. Regt., 4th IBCT, 1st Inf. Div. pulls security during a situational training exercise during Exercise Western Accord 14, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa. (Photo Credit: Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa. (Photo Credit: Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Role players watch as Soldiers from Ghana approach a mock village during a situational training exercise during Exercise Western Accord 14, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Role players watch as Soldiers from Ghana approach a mock village during a situational training exercise during Exercise Western Accord 14, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa. (Photo Credit: Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa. (Photo Credit: Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Africa Deputy Command General Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore (left) Lt. Gen. Steven A. Hummer (center) and Brig. Gen. Cheikh Gueye (right) discuss their observations of the cordon and search situational training exercise during Exercise Western Accord 14, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Africa Deputy Command General Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore (left) Lt. Gen. Steven A. Hummer (center) and Brig. Gen. Cheikh Gueye (right) discuss their observations of the cordon and search situational training exercise during Exercise Western Accord 14, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa. (Photo Credit: Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa. (Photo Credit: Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Ghana participate in Exercise Western Accord and clear a mock village during a situational training exercise, June 26. Exercise Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the United States and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa. (Photo Credit: Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL