Tag: African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership

Mission to Africa: Strengthening global partnerships

Mission to Africa

As part of U.S. Africa Command’s mission, Coast Guardsmen from the Deployable Operations Group deployed to support the African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership program. The program, commonly referred to as AMLEP, enables African partner nations to build maritime security capacity and improve management of their maritime environment through combined law enforcement operations.

Forward deployed: Sierra Leone

Law enforcement officers disembark fishing vessel

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Cole, small boat crew member from the Coast Guard Cutter Forward, helps Sgt. Ibrahim Bangura, from the Sierra Leone Police Marine Department, into the cutter's small boat after a joint U.S. and Sierra Leone law enforcement boarding on a fishing vessel June 26. Bangura and several other

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Forward deployed: Africa bound

CGC Forward deploys to Africa

A Liberian coast guard member demonstrates a front snap kick as part of law enforcement training aboard Coast Guard Cutter Forward May 26, 2011. Six Liberian coast guard members joined Forward’s deployment on an African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership mission in an effort to increase resident host nation capabilities and to build maritime safety and

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