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Military leaders mark end of U.S. Marines engagment in Uganda

Military leaders mark end of U.S. Marines engagment in Uganda

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Sept. 17 (UPI) -- American and Ugandan military leaders held a virtual ceremony this week marking the end of a U.S. Marine engagement with Uganda as part of that nation's six-year participation in the African Peacekeeping Rapid Response Partnership. Major Gen. Stephen M. Neary, commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa spoke by video teleconference with Brig. Gen. Peter Omola, the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Center Commandant and his soldiers. Advertisement While the overall APRRP effort is not ending, the event marked the end of a current U.S. Marine Corps engagement in Uganda. The State Department is currently working to program new funds for the next stage of work there, officials told UPI. The APRRP, implemented by the Department of Defense, is run by the U.S. Sta...