A special time this week, 2pm Eastern, in order to have a reasonable time for our guest on the other side of the world.Join us live or pick the show up later by clicking here.
This week we are going to visit an AOR that may have dropped of a lot of people's scan, but in the Long War - it is still the front lines; the Horn of Africa.
Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, and the waters around the Arabian Peninsular - from terrorism to piracy - America and her allies and partners
are at work every day to keep the beast over there, and not here.
Our guest for the full hour will be Rear Adm. Alexander L. Krongard, USN, Deputy Commander, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa. In this position, he supports the CJTF-HOA Commander to counter violent extremism in East Africa, foster regional security cooperation, strengthen partner nation security capability, and build and maintain U.S. strategic access in the region. Krongard is also responsible for developing relations with senior military leaders in African partner nations and directing CJTF staff and subordinate commanders’ support to deployed personnel and units of all Services across the Horn of Africa. DCJTF-HOA.
A Navy SEAL by training, RDML Krongard is a graduate of Princeton University and the National War College.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Special Time for Midrats Episode 238: "The Horn of Africa - still the front lines, with RDML Krongard, USN" - 27 July at 2pm (EDT)
2pm (1400) EDT on 27 July as we time shift Midrats for Episode 238: "The Horn of Africa - still the front lines, with RDML Krongard, USN":