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United States Africa Command

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 67275, tabled on 9 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 24 February 2017 to Question 64012, how many UK personnel are assigned to US Africa Command; at what bases they are stationed; and what roles they undertake.

Answered on

15 March 2017

The UK currently has eight posts established within US Africa Command (Stuttgart) and its subordinate command Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) (Djibouti):

  • One Senior UK Liaison Officer (Stuttgart)
  • One Deputy UK Liaison Officer and Intelligence Liaison Officer (Stuttgart)
  • One Embed Planning Officer (Stuttgart)
  • Three Liaison Planning/Operations Officer (Stuttgart)
  • One Embed Planning Officer (Djibouti)
  • One Embed Intelligence Officer (Djibouti)