Eastern Accord 2016 (EA16)

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Virginia Blaser, meets with Eastern Accord 2016 participants during a distinguished visitors tour, July 21, 2016.
U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Virginia Blaser, meets with Eastern Accord 2016 participants during a distinguished visitors tour, July 21, 2016.
U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission in Tanzania, Virginia Blaser, meets with Eastern Accord 2016 participants during a distinguished visitors tour, July 21, 2016.

Eastern Accord 2016 (EA16) is an annual, combined, joint military exercise that brings together partner nations to practice and demonstrate proficiency in conducting peacekeeping operations. Participants from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, the Eastern Africa Standby Force, African Union and United Nations, in addition to the U.S. military members and about 200 personnel attended to conduct a command post exercise simulating a notional peacekeeping operation. The joint military exercise took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 

 

Distinguished Visitors meet with Eastern Accord 2016 participants on the last day of the command post exercise, July 21, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
Distinguished Visitors meet with Eastern Accord 2016 participants on the last day of the command post exercise, July 21, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)