Mission to Africa

Mission to Africa: Strengthening global partnerships

As part of U.S. Africa Command’s mission, Coast Guardsmen from the Deployable Operations Group deployed to support the African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership program. The program, commonly referred to as AMLEP, enables African partner nations to build maritime security capacity and improve management of their maritime environment through combined law enforcement operations.


Law enforcement officers disembark fishing vessel

Forward deployed: Sierra Leone

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis, public affairs officer deployed on Coast Guard Cutter Forward. Under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forward is currently conducting maritime security and safety […]


CGC Forward deploys to Africa

Forward deployed: Africa bound

Written by Lt. Cmdr. Jamie Frederick, Atlantic Area public affairs officer Two weeks ago Coast Guard Cutter Forward set sail from its homeport in Portsmouth, Va., across the Atlantic. Under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, Forward will […]