Justified Accord exercise begins in Kenya | Item
NAIROBI, Kenya – Partners from the U.S. military and 20 East African nations have gathered in Kenya and Rwanda to support the annual Justified Accord 22 exercise, from February 28 to March 19.
Justified Accord is an annual, multinational, multi-domain military exercise focused on African partner capacity and interoperability in support of United Nations and African Union peace support operations. The exercise aims to improve multinational interoperability and integrate regional civilian, police and military entities into the formation.
With 800 participants from more than 20 nations and NATO allies, Justified Accord is focused on improving the preparedness of the United States and African partner nations.
“Exercise Justified Accord is a key part of the broader U.S. approach to partnering with our African partners and strengthening our collective readiness,” said Brig. Gen. Ronald A. Cupples, US Army Southern European Task Force, Africa Deputy Commanding General. “Conducting this exercise with our allies and partners demonstrates our strong commitment to building regional security capabilities across Africa.”
During the Warranted Agreement, training will focus on activities that support U.S. joint forces, Kenya Defense Force units and other partners with a multinational field training exercise. Participants will prepare for counterterrorism crisis response and peace support operations with U.S. crisis action planning, an African Union staff officer course, and a training exercise. command post.
A key component is the ability to integrate multidimensional entities, such as civilian, police, and military, into training events that will create partner networks between joint forces, U.S. interagency, international, and multinational organizations.
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force Africa has primary responsibility for Exercise Justified Accord in 2022.
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To learn more about the U.S. Army’s Southern European Task Force Africa, visit: https://www.setaf-africa.army.mil/