Africa Command

U.S. needs to shake up military approach to Boko Haram, new study says

The bloodshed in the northeastern part of the country is partly the result of failures by the Nigerian military, analysts say.

U.S. military strike in Somalia targets al-Shabab leader

Pentagon says targeting of the unidentified militant "was done precisely and accurately.”

Military begins first quarantine-like monitoring in U.S. for Ebola mission troops

The troops will stay at the Langley Transit Center, which was developed in a secluded area at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia.

Pentagon leaders stand their ground in debate over Ebola quarantine

The decision speaks to a larger issue: Reassuring the troops and families involved that they will be OK.

Military defends its Ebola precautions as stricter than CDC’s, tries to reassure troops

A general said Friday that the Defense Department's protocols for the disease 'we think exceed' the standard set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

U.S. military will need until December to complete Ebola treatment units in Liberia

It will take until late November or early December to complete all 17 treatment units the U.S. has planned in Liberia, Army says.

General takes back comments on U.S. troops treating Ebola patients

The confusion came out of a news conference at the Pentagon, and underscored the sensitivities to up to 4,000 U.S. service members deploying to western Africa.

If U.S. troops get Ebola in Africa, they’ll get treatment in the U.S.

General overseeing the operation says only a small percentage of the 4,000 troops being deployed will have direct contact with those suspected of having Ebola.

U.S. military force fighting Ebola virus could grow to 4,000 troops

The bulk of the force comes from the U.S. Army.

Army general, accused of sexual assault by senior adviser, retired quietly with demotion

The move was made by senior Army leaders as the Pentagon grappled with a string of incidents in which senior officers were accused of misconduct.

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