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Story by Christina Johnson, Military Sealift Command, Europe and Africa
June 1, 2023
(PORT OF AGADIR, Morocco) U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) Expeditionary Port Unit (EPU), a team made up of five Navy Reserve personnel, assisted with the offload of U.S. Army equipment from MSC’s voyage-charter MV Ocean Grand cargo vessel for the largest yearly exercise hosted by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), African Lion 2023, May 12 – 16.
Members of EPU 105 and EPU 106 joined Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa (MSCEURAF) Marine Transportation Specialist (MTS) Willie Jones to coordinate the equipment offload that included tactical vehicles, armor, and multiple containers of supplies in support of the combined, joint exercise that takes place in Morocco, Djibouti, Ghana, Senegal and Tunisia. According to the AFRICOM website, 18 nations and approximately 8,000 personnel are participating in the exercise.
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