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AFRICOM: Resource constraints add risk for US forces in Africa | Stripes
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AFRICOM: Resource constraints add risk for US forces in Africa | Stripes

Inadequate surveillance, poor supply chain networks and an inefficient personnel-rescue system are putting U.S. forces in Africa at increased risk, U.S. Africa Command warned Thursday.

“These constraints risk our soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, Coast Guardsmen, and civilians executing activities on the African continent,” AFRICOM’s Gen. Thomas Waldhauser said in an annual posture statement to Congress.

Perhaps the biggest problem is AFRICOM’s ability to respond to potential crises at embassies in Africa, where a lack of manpower and the…

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