Closing ceremony of exercise Obangame Express 2019
190322-N-RG482-0391.JPG Photo By: MC1 Kyle Steckler

Mar 22, 2019
LAGOS, Nigeria - LAGOS, Nigeria (March 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 ceremony of exercise Obangame Express 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria, March 22, 2019. Obangame Express, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to enhance the collective capabilities of Gulf of Guinea and West African nations to counter sea-based illicit activity.


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