African Land Forces Summit 2016

U.S Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress with the participants of the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS)
African Land Forces Summit
African Land Forces Summit

U.S Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress with the participants of the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS), a weeklong seminar bringing together land force chiefs from across Africa for candid dialog to discuss and develop cooperative solutions to regional and transregional challenges and threats.   ALFS 2016 was held in Arusha, Tanzania from May 16-19, 2016 and was hosted by The Tanzania People’s Defense Forces. The theme of the Summit was “Building Security in Africa through Cooperation,” and the guest of honor was US Army Chief of Staff, General Mark Milley.

The weeklong event brought together land force chiefs from across Africa for candid dialog to discuss and develop cooperative solutions to regional and transregional challenges and threats.