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Topic: obangame express

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A boarding team from the Cameroon navy approaches the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) during Exercise Obangame Express 2012.

A boarding team from the Cameroon navy approaches the guided-missile f...

GULF OF GUINEA (Feb. 28, 2012) A boarding team from the Cameroon navy approaches the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) during Exercise Obangame Express 2012. Obangame Express is an at-sea maritime exe... more

Seaman Apprentice Ethan Elks from the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) lays out mooring lines during Exercise Obangame Express.

Seaman Apprentice Ethan Elks from the guided-missile frigate USS Simps...

GULF OF GUINEA (Feb. 28, 2012) Seaman Apprentice Ethan Elks from the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) lays out mooring lines during Exercise Obangame Express. Obangame Express is an at-sea maritime e... more

Cameroon navy Lt. j.g. Yves Itondo reports back to his ship after boarding the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) for boarding team training during exercise Obangame Express.

Cameroon navy Lt. j.g. Yves Itondo reports back to his ship after boar...

GULF OF GUINEA (Feb. 28, 2012) Cameroon navy Lt. j.g. Yves Itondo reports back to his ship after boarding the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) for boarding team training during exercise Obangame Expr... more

The Cameroonian fast intervention brigade conducts anti-piracy training during exercise Obangame Express 2013.

The Cameroonian fast intervention brigade conducts anti-piracy trainin...

DOUALA, Cameroon (Feb. 27, 2013) The Cameroonian fast intervention brigade conducts anti-piracy training during exercise Obangame Express 2013. Obangame Express is a multinational at-sea naval exercise designed... more

Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) maneuvers alongside the pier in Lagos, Nigeria.

Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) maneuvers alongside th...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 13, 2014) Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) maneuvers alongside the pier in Lagos, Nigeria. Spearhead, the U.S. Navy's first-in-class joint, high-speed vessel, is visiting Nig... more

Nigerian naval officers board joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) to welcome them to Lagos, Nigeria

Nigerian naval officers board joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 13, 2014) Nigerian naval officers board joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) to welcome them to Lagos, Nigeria. Spearhead, the U.S. Navy's first-in-class joint, high-speed vessel... more

Nigerian navy sailors stand guard as joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) moors in Lagos, Nigeria.

Nigerian navy sailors stand guard as joint high-speed vessel USNS Spea...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 13, 2014) Nigerian navy sailors stand guard as joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) moors in Lagos, Nigeria. Spearhead, the U.S. Navy's first-in-class joint, high-speed vessel, i... more

U.S. and German service members offer advice about clearing rooms to Nigerian sailors during a familiarization exercise during Exercise Obangame Express 2014.

U.S. and German service members offer advice about clearing rooms to N...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 15, 2014) U.S. and German service members offer advice about clearing rooms to Nigerian sailors during a familiarization exercise during Exercise Obangame Express 2014. Obangame Express is ... more

Capt. Nancy Lacore, exercise director for  Obangame Express 2014, delivers remarks during the Obangame Express opening ceremony at the Nigerian navy's Western Naval Forces Command headquarters.

Capt. Nancy Lacore, exercise director for Obangame Express 2014, deli...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 16, 2014) Capt. Nancy Lacore, exercise director for Obangame Express 2014, delivers remarks during the Obangame Express opening ceremony at the Nigerian navy's Western Naval Forces Command... more

Capt. Nancy Lacore, exercise director for  Obangame Express 2014, shakes hands with Rear Adm. Si Alade, flag officer commanding Western Naval Command, during the opening ceremony for Obangame Express.

Capt. Nancy Lacore, exercise director for Obangame Express 2014, shak...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 16, 2014) Capt. Nancy Lacore, exercise director for Obangame Express 2014, shakes hands with Rear Adm. Si Alade, flag officer commanding Western Naval Command, during the opening ceremony ... more

Chief Hospital Corpsman Allison Levy works with Nigerian sailors to treat a simulated gunshot wound as part of familiarization drills.

Chief Hospital Corpsman Allison Levy works with Nigerian sailors to tr...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 17, 2014) Chief Hospital Corpsman Allison Levy works with Nigerian sailors to treat a simulated gunshot wound as part of familiarization drills conducted at the Nigerian navy's Joint Mariti... more

Lt. Thomas Schmitz, assistant lead planner for Obangame Express 2014, delivers an operations brief to exercise participants.

Lt. Thomas Schmitz, assistant lead planner for Obangame Express 2014, ...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Apr. 17, 2014) Lt. Thomas Schmitz, assistant lead planner for Obangame Express 2014, delivers an operations brief to exercise participants at the Nigerian navy's Western Naval Forces Command hea... more

Capt. Nguessan Celestin, left, a Cote d'Ivoire navy sailor, discusses a scheme and maneuver brief with Capt. Sueann Schoor during Obangame Express 2014.

Capt. Nguessan Celestin, left, a Cote d'Ivoire navy sailor, discusses ...

DOUALA, Cameroon (Apr. 18, 2014) Capt. Nguessan Celestin, left, a Cote d'Ivoire navy sailor, discusses a scheme and maneuver brief with Capt. Sueann Schoor during Obangame Express 2014. Obangame Express is a U.... more

A Ghanaian navy boarding team member provides cover during a visit, board, search and seizure training evolution during Exercise Obangame Express 2015 aboard the Ghanaian navy patrol boat GNS Bonsu (P31).

A Ghanaian navy boarding team member provides cover during a visit, bo...

TEMA, Ghana (Mar. 18, 2015) A Ghanaian navy boarding team member provides cover during a visit, board, search and seizure training evolution during Exercise Obangame Express 2015 aboard the Ghanaian navy patrol... more

Ghanaian navy boarding team members conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise  as part of Obangame Express 2015.

Ghanaian navy boarding team members conduct a visit, board, search and...

TEMA, Ghana (Mar. 18, 2015) Ghanaian navy boarding team members conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise as part of Obangame Express 2015. Obangame Express is a U.S. Africa Command-sponsore... more

A Ghanaian navy boarding team member conducts area security during a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise as part of Obangame Express 2015.

A Ghanaian navy boarding team member conducts area security during a v...

TEMA, Ghana (Mar. 18, 2015) A Ghanaian navy boarding team member conducts area security during a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise as part of Obangame Express 2015. Obangame Express is a U.S. A... more

Dr. Alex Segbefia, Ghana deputy minister of defense, delivers remarks during the opening ceremony for Obangame Express 2015 at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College.

Dr. Alex Segbefia, Ghana deputy minister of defense, delivers remarks ...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 19, 2015) Dr. Alex Segbefia, Ghana deputy minister of defense, delivers remarks during the opening ceremony for Obangame Express 2015 at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College. Oban... more

Ghana navy Commodore Mark Yawson looks over exercise scenarios during Obangame Express 2015.

Ghana navy Commodore Mark Yawson looks over exercise scenarios during ...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 20, 2015) Ghana navy Commodore Mark Yawson looks over exercise scenarios during Obangame Express 2015. Obangame Express is a U.S. Africa Command-sponsored multinational maritime exercise desi... more

American, Turkish, and Nigerian military personnel work in the exercise control group, which monitors and guides personnel, during Exercise Obangame Express 2015.

American, Turkish, and Nigerian military personnel work in the exercis...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 20, 2015) American, Turkish, and Nigerian military personnel work in the exercise control group, which monitors and guides personnel, during Exercise Obangame Express 2015. Obangame Express i... more

The lead medical member of an Ivory Coast boarding team provides Chief Hospital Corpsman Allison Levy, from Bradenton, Fla., with his evaluation of a simulated casualty during an illegal fishing scenario.

The lead medical member of an Ivory Coast boarding team provides Chief...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 21, 2015) The lead medical member of an Ivory Coast boarding team provides Chief Hospital Corpsman Allison Levy, from Bradenton, Fla., with his evaluation of a simulated casualty during an ... more

Capt. John Rinko is shown how the Office of the Secretary of Defense's Coalition Tactical Awareness and Response Joint Concept Technology uses commercially available synthetic aperture radar satellites.

Capt. John Rinko is shown how the Office of the Secretary of Defense's...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 22, 2015) Capt. John Rinko, officer in tactical charge of Obangame Express 2015, is shown how the Office of the Secretary of Defense's Coalition Tactical Awareness and Response Joint Concept ... more

Ghanaian boarding team members board the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a human trafficking scenario during Exercise Obangame Express 2015.

Ghanaian boarding team members board the German navy target vessel FGS...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 22, 2015) Ghanaian boarding team members board the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a human trafficking scenario during Exercise Obangame Express 2015. Obangame Expre... more

U.S. and Nigerian military forces take part in a visit, board, search, and seizure  drill aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) during a training mission as part of Obangame Express 2015.

U.S. and Nigerian military forces take part in a visit, board, search,...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 22, 2015) U.S. and Nigerian military forces take part in a visit, board, search, and seizure drill aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) durin... more

Ghanaian navy boarding team members prepare to take part in a weapons trafficking scenario as part of Exercise Obangame Express 2015.

Ghanaian navy boarding team members prepare to take part in a weapons ...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 23, 2015) Ghanaian navy boarding team members prepare to take part in a weapons trafficking scenario as part of Exercise Obangame Express 2015. Obangame Express is a U.S. Africa Command-spo... more

Nigerian navy boarding team members provide security during a simulated hijacking scenario aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) as part of Obangame Express 2015.

Nigerian navy boarding team members provide security during a simulate...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 24, 2015) Nigerian navy boarding team members provide security during a simulated hijacking scenario aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) as part of Obangame Express ... more

A Nigerian boarding team member climbs aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a hijacking scenario as part of Exercise Obangame Express 2015.

A Nigerian boarding team member climbs aboard the German navy target v...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 24, 2015) A Nigerian boarding team member climbs aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a hijacking scenario as part of Exercise Obangame Express 2015. Obangame ... more

A Nigerian navy boarding team member climbs aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a simulated hijacking scenario as part of Obangame Express 2015.

A Nigerian navy boarding team member climbs aboard the German navy tar...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 24, 2015) A Nigerian navy boarding team member climbs aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a simulated hijacking scenario as part of Obangame Express 2015. Oba... more

Nigerian navy boarding team members maintain security during a simulated hijacking scenario aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) as part of Obangame Express 2015.

Nigerian navy boarding team members maintain security during a simulat...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 24, 2015) Nigerian navy boarding team members maintain security during a simulated hijacking scenario aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) as part of Obangame Express... more

Togolese boarding team members provide security aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a simulated drug smuggling and human trafficking scenario during Obangame Express 2015.

Togolese boarding team members provide security aboard the German navy...

GULF OF GUINEA (Mar. 26, 2015) Togolese boarding team members provide security aboard the German navy target vessel FGS Brandenburg (F215) during a simulated drug smuggling and human trafficking scenario during... more

Vice Adm. James Foggo III, commander of the U.S. 6th Fleet, delivers remarks during the closing ceremony of Exercise Obangame Express 2015.

Vice Adm. James Foggo III, commander of the U.S. 6th Fleet, delivers r...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 27, 2015) Vice Adm. James Foggo III, commander of the U.S. 6th Fleet, delivers remarks during the closing ceremony of Exercise Obangame Express 2015 at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staf... more

Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, speaks with Ghanaian Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur at the closing ceremony for Exercise Obangame Express in Accra, Ghana.

Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, speaks with...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 27, 2015) Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, speaks with Ghanaian Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur at the closing ceremony for Exercise Obangame Express in Ac... more

Members of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Band perform during the exercise Obangame Express 2017 opening ceremony at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College.

Members of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Band perform during the...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 23, 2017) Members of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Band perform during the exercise Obangame Express 2017 opening ceremony at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College. Obangame ... more

Members of the official party stand at attention during the exercise Obangame Express 2017 opening ceremony at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College.

Members of the official party stand at attention during the exercise O...

ACCRA, Ghana (Mar. 23, 2017) Members of the official party stand at attention during the exercise Obangame Express 2017 opening ceremony at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College. Obangame Express is ... more

Participants in exercise Obangame Express 2017 pose for a photo in Douala, Cameroon.

Participants in exercise Obangame Express 2017 pose for a photo in Dou...

DOUALA, Cameroon (Mar. 23, 2017) Participants in exercise Obangame Express 2017 pose for a photo in Douala, Cameroon. Obangame Express is sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and designed to improve regional cooper... more

U.S. Navy Reserve Capt. Joe Hanrahan conducts a debrief with exercise Obangame Express 2017 participants representing the nations of Benin, Togo, Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.

U.S. Navy Reserve Capt. Joe Hanrahan conducts a debrief with exercise ...

COTONOU, Benin (Mar. 29, 2017) U.S. Navy Reserve Capt. Joe Hanrahan conducts a debrief with exercise Obangame Express 2017 participants representing the nations of Benin, Togo, Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon. Oban... more

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg, center right, speaks during a 2-day public affairs workshop in Libreville, Gabon, during Obangame Express 2018.

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg, center right,...

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (Mar. 19, 2018) Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg, center right, speaks during a 2-day public affairs workshop in Libreville, Gabon, during Obangame Express 2018. Obangam... more

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg presents during a 2-day public affairs workshop in Libreville, Gabon, during Obangame Express 2018.

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg presents durin...

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (Mar. 19, 2018) Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg presents during a 2-day public affairs workshop in Libreville, Gabon, during Obangame Express 2018. Obangame will offici... more

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg, center, gives feedback during a 2-day public affairs workshop in Libreville, Gabon, during Obangame Express 2018.

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg, center, gives...

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (Mar. 19, 2018) Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg, center, gives feedback during a 2-day public affairs workshop in Libreville, Gabon, during Obangame Express 2018. Obang... more

The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) transits the Mediterranean Sea during exercise Obangame Express 2018.

The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 2...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2018) The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) transits the Mediterranean Sea during exercise Obangame Express 2018. Obangame Express is sponsored by ... more

ese Sailors conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training scenario during Obangame Express 2018 in Port Gentil, Gabon.

ese Sailors conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training scenar...

PORT GENTIL, Gabon (Mar. 24, 2018) Gabonese Sailors conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training scenario during Obangame Express 2018 in Port Gentil, Gabon. Exercise Obangame Express 2018, which is spon... more

onese sailors conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training scenario during Obangame Express 2018 in Port Gentil, Gabon, March 24, 2018.

onese sailors conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training scen...

PORT GENTIL, Gabon (Mar. 24, 2018) Gabonese sailors conduct a visit, board, search and seizure training scenario during Obangame Express 2018 in Port Gentil, Gabon, March 24, 2018. Obangame Express 2018, which ... more

Military service members from Nigeria, Morocco and Senegal gather illegal fishing information during a training scenario while participating in exercise Obangame Express 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Military service members from Nigeria, Morocco and Senegal gather ille...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 17, 2019) Military service members from Nigeria, Morocco and Senegal gather illegal fishing information during a training scenario while participating in exercise Obangame Express 2019 in L... more

Military service members from the Cameroonian Armed Forces participate in a visit, board, search and seizure drill aboard a Nigerian training vessel during exercise Obangame Express 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Military service members from the Cameroonian Armed Forces participate...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 18, 2019) Military service members from the Cameroonian Armed Forces participate in a visit, board, search and seizure drill aboard a Nigerian training vessel during exercise Obangame Expre... more

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exercise Obangame Express 2019.

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exerc...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 21, 2019) Adm. James G. Foggo III, right, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, speaks with U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Randall Chong, comman... more

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exercise Obangame Express 2019.

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exerc...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 21, 2019) Adm. James G. Foggo III, left, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, holds a microphone as U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Panashe Isa... more

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exercise Obangame Express 2019.

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exerc...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 21, 2019) Adm. James G. Foggo III, right, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, is interviewed by the Associated Press aboard the U.S. C... more

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exercise Obangame Express 2019.

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exerc...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 21, 2019) Adm. James G. Foggo III, left, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, introduces U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Panashe Isaiah Mutombo... more

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exercise Obangame Express 2019.

Adm. James G. Foggo III, attends closing ceremony activities for Exerc...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 22, 2019) Adm. James G. Foggo III, top right, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, speaks at a press conference after the closing cerem... more

The U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band performs during the closing ceremony for Exercise Obangame Express 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.

The U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band performs during the closing ceremony...

LAGOS, Nigeria (Mar. 22, 2019) The U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band performs during the closing ceremony for Exercise Obangame Express 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria, March 22, 2019. Obangame Express, sponsored by U.S. Af... more