Military and Police Aid

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 10:59
Up to 8,000 Libyan soldiers are expected to train at two joint US-Bulgarian military bases in Bulgaria as part of post-war efforts to rebuild Libya, Defence Minister Angel Naydenov said Thursday.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 14:05
"We are delighted to be working with our JAF long-time partners and we are looking forward to a valuable, and exciting, exercise."
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 12:52
July 30, U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan had a handover ceremony of training ground at the training center of Kazakhstan peacekeeping brigade “KAZBRIG” in Almaty region.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 09:40
Ryan Evans, ARSO U.S. Embassy Tajikistan, congratulated 18 participants from Tajikistan's Ministry of the Interior, State Committee on National Security, and National Guard for completing the “Managing an Antiterrorism Training Program” course.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 14:01
The $1.3 billion seems like a pittance for Egypt, which has a $256 billion economy. But the military aid that the United States gives is its main access to the kind of big-ticket, sophisticated weaponry that the Egyptian military loves.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 08:02
The US military has awarded Berry Aviation Inc of the United States a contract to provide air transport services in support of operations in Western and Central Africa.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 13:05
The Government of the United States announces that Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will lead the U.S. delegation in the Regional Security Cooperation Working Group meeting of the United States-Nigeria Binational Commission (BNC) to be held in Abuja, Nigeria, on August 15.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 08:12
In line with the promise it made last week that it will assist Nigeria to tackle the security challenge posed by the Boko Haram sect, the United States government has stated that it will offer more training to military personnel and other security agencies in the country.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 08:00
The United States Nigeria Bi-National Commission has agreed on a strategy for dealing with the insurgency that is crippling the country.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 11:36

As mentioned in my previous blog, over 25 Members of Congress (MoC) are traveling across Sub-Saharan Africa this month.  Countries visited will include Ethiopia, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, and Liberia.  The trips provides the chance for MoCs – many of them for the first time – to see first-hand the programs and activities being implemented on the ground through the security assistance funding that they appropriate.