DVIDS – News – Exercise African Lion 18 Commences in Northern Africa

AGADIR, Morocco (April 16, 2018) – Allies and partners from 15 countries representing Africa, Europe, and North America are participating in a combined multilateral exercise which will take place until the end of April in Morocco and Tunisia.

Approximately 900 U.S. military personnel have arrived in the Kingdom of Morocco to take part in exercise African Lion 18. This is an annually-scheduled exercise designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nations’ tactics, techniques and procedures.

“African Lion is a clear demonstration of the strong bond between our militaries,” said Lt. Col. Winston Tierney, who served as the lead planner for the exercise and is now serving as the…

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