United States Africa Command [USAFRICOM] Law and Legal Definition
United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) is one of ten Unified Combatant Commands of the U.S. Armed Forces that is responsible for the U.S. military operations and military relations with 53 African nations except Egypt.
The USAFRICOM headquarters is at Kelley Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany.
The Combatant Commander of the USAFRICOM reports to the Secretary of Defense, who in turn reports to the President of the U.S. However, in individual countries, the U.S. Ambassadors continue to be the President's personal representatives in diplomatic relations with host nations.
The mission of the USAFRICOM is to strengthen the U.S. security cooperation with Africa and create new opportunities to bolster the capabilities of the U.S. partners in Africa. The USAFRICOM will enhance the U.S. efforts to bring peace and security to the people of Africa and promote the U.S. common goals of development, health, education, democracy, and economic growth in Africa.
Legal Definition list
- United States
- United Nations Security Council
- United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)
- United Nations Participation Act
- United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime
- United States Africa Command [USAFRICOM]
- United States Agency for International Development
- United States Agricultural Commodity
- United States Army Air Service
- United States Army Corrections Command
- United States Army Retraining Brigade
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- Accompanying the Federal Government Outside the United States
- Administration of Estates
- Administrative Conference of the United States
- Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO)
- African Americans
- African Development Foundation
- African Elephant
- African Elephant Conservation Act
- Agency of the United States