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Staff Sgt. Michael McConnell of White River Junction, Vt., teaches a counter move during a martial arts class October 10, 2013.  Dozens of U.S. troops met with Benin Armed Forces to work on different tactical procedures in order to build on their maritime security capabilities. The group of Marines focused on different types of patrolling procedures, hand-to-hand combat techniques, and other combative skills.
Marine Corps Martial Arts instructors with Africa Partnership Station 13 demonstrate a pistol counter technique during a martial arts class October 10, 2013.  Dozens of U.S. troops met with Benin Armed Forces to work on different tactical procedures in order to build on their maritime security capabilities. Each engagement allowed the international forces to build friendly bonds throughout the exercises.
Major Kyle Andrews presents a certificate of completion to a Beninese soldier October 10, 2013.  Dozens of U.S. troops met with Benin Armed Forces to work on different tactical procedures in order to build on their maritime security capabilities. The Marines left Benin with a positive mentality knowing they accomplished their mission, and strengthened ties between the two countries.
A Benin soldier sights in during a weapons handling class October 9, 2013.  Dozens of U.S. troops met with Benin Armed Forces to work on different tactical procedures in order to build on their maritime security capabilities.
Benin soldiers practice bounding during a fire team management class October 9, 2013.  Dozens of U.S. troops met with Benin Armed Forces to work on different tactical procedures in order to build on their maritime security capabilities. The group of Marines focused on different types of patrolling procedures, hand-to-hand combat techniques, and other combative skills.
A Cameroonian soldier relays his troops’ situation to 1st Lt. Logan Brewer, a U.S. Marine advisor assigned to Africa Partnership Station 13, during a simulated raid on their objective as part of their final exercise. The military-to-military engagement in Limbe, Cameroon, from October 18-25 was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
A Cameroonian soldier, along with two U.S. Marines assigned to Africa Partnership Station 13, acts as part of the opposition force against the contingent of Cameroon defense force soldiers to enhance the platoon-attack training as part of the final exercise for the multi-lateral military-to-military engagement.  The military-to-military engagement in Limbe, Cameroon, from October 18-25 was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
A contingent of Cameroonian soldiers, along with U.S. and Spanish Marine advisors assigned to Africa Partnership Station 13, simulate an amphibious assault from a Dutch landing craft toward their objective in the jungle of Limbe, Cameroon, as part of their final exercise. The military-to-military engagement, from October 18-25, was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
Cameroonian soldiers, along with U.S. and Spanish Marine advisors from Africa Partnership Station 13, launch from the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, to simulate an amphibious assault and platoon attack on a known objective as part of the final exercise of the military engagement. The military-to-military engagement in Limbe, Cameroon, from October 18-25 was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
During an amphibious assault simulation with U.S. and Spanish Marine advisors to Cameroonian soldiers, Maj. Kyle Andrews, officer-in-charge of U.S. Marines assigned to Africa Partnership Station 13, observe the multi-lateral the final exercise with Cameroonian and Dutch counterparts. The military-to-military engagement in Limbe, Cameroon, from October 18-25 was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
Cameroonian soldiers, along with U.S. and Spanish Marine advisors from Africa Partnership Station 13, launch from the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, to simulate an amphibious assault and platoon attack on a known objective as part of the final exercise of the military engagement. The military-to-military engagement in Limbe, Cameroon, from October 18-25 was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
Cameroonian soldiers, along with U.S. and Spanish Marine advisors from Africa Partnership Station 13, launch from the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, to simulate an amphibious assault and platoon attack on a known objective as part of the final exercise of the military engagement. The military-to-military engagement in Limbe, Cameroon, from October 18-25 was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
During a simulated amphibious assault, three Dutch landing craft carrying a contingent of Cameroonian soldiers and U.S. Marine advisors, approach the beach as part of the final exercise for Africa Partnership Station 13. The military-to-military engagement in Limbe, Cameroon, from October 18-25 was the last stop on APS’ three-month tour around the west coast of Africa aboard the HNLMS Rotterdam (L800), a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) landing platform dock, that conducted training engagements with African nations to increase maritime security, partner-nation military capacity, and promote regional stability.
A Marine color guard from Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, present the colors during a memorial ceremony held at the base chapel for the Marines, soldiers and sailors killed in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 23.  On this day, 30 years ago, a truck with explosives drove up to the Marine barracks and detonated killing 241 service members.  Marines, sailors, and civilian Marines gathered to honor those service members who lost their lives but also the 58 French paratroopers who were also killed just minutes after the first attack.
Marine Sgt. Kyle Malmborg, at podium, delivers remarks during a memorial ceremony held today at the base chapel for the Marines, soldiers, and sailors killed in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 23.  On this day, 30 years ago, a truck with explosives drove up to the Marine barracks and detonated killing 241 service members.  Marines, sailors, and civilian Marines from Marine Corps Force Europe and Africa gathered to honor those service members who lost their lives but also the 58 French paratroopers who were also killed just minutes after the first attack.
- A rifle detail from Marine Corps Forces Europe and Marine Corps Forces Africa fire three volleys during a memorial ceremony held today outside the base chapel for the Marines, soldiers and sailors killed in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 23.  On this day, 30 years ago, a truck with explosives drove up to the Marines barracks and detonated killing 241 service members.  Marines, sailors, and civilian Marines gathered to honor those service members who lost their lives but also the 58 French paratroopers who were also killed just minutes after the first attack.
An Armed Forces of Liberia soldier tests his work after programming frequencies into a CODAN 2110 Manpack Transceiver during a radio familiarization class at Camp Ware, Liberia, Sept. 11, 2013. With support from the U.S. Embassy Office of Security Cooperation, OOL mentors delivered a package of CODAN radios and provided training on the equipment to AFL communications soldiers. OOL provides mentorship to the AFL to produce a capable, respected force able to protect Liberian interests in the West African region. In addition, OOL is developing the leadership capabilities of the officers and noncommissioned officers to maintain a professional and credible military force with a reputation as a “force for good” among the Liberian people.
Jon O’Keeffe, CODAN sales engineer, and Armed Forces of Liberia soldiers evaluate their work after programming frequencies into a CODAN 2110 Manpack Transceiver during a radio familiarization class at Camp Ware, Liberia, Sept. 11, 2013. With the help of the U.S. Embassy Office of Security Cooperation, OOL mentors delivered a package of CODAN radios and provided training to AFL communications soldiers. OOL provides mentorship to the AFL to produce a capable, respected force able to protect Liberian interests in the West African region. In addition, OOL is developing the leadership capabilities of the officers and noncommissioned officers to maintain a professional and credible military force with a reputation as a “force for good” among the Liberian people.
Armed Forces of Liberia solders follow a tutorial as U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Crouch, Operation Onward Liberty radio noncommissioned officer, demonstrates how to enter frequencies into a CODAN 2110 Manpack Transceiver during a radio familiarization class at Camp Ware, Liberia, Sept. 11, 2013. With support from the U.S. Embassy Office of Security Cooperation, OOL mentors delivered a package of CODAN radios and provided training on the equipment to AFL communications soldiers. OOL provides mentorship to the AFL to produce a capable, respected force able to protect Liberian interests in the West African region. In addition, OOL is developing the leadership capabilities of the officers and noncommissioned officers to maintain a professional and credible military force with a reputation as a “force for good” among the Liberian people.
Armed Forces of Liberia soldiers program frequencies into a CODAN 2110 Manpack Transceiver during a radio familiarization class at Camp Ware, Liberia, Sept. 11, 2013. With support from the U.S. Embassy Office of Security Cooperation, OOL mentors delivered a package of CODAN radios and provided training on the equipment to AFL communications soldiers. OOL provides mentorship to the AFL to produce a capable, respected force able to protect Liberian interests in the West African region. In addition, OOL is developing the leadership capabilities of the officers and noncommissioned officers to maintain a professional and credible military force with a reputation as a “force for good” among the Liberian people.