Training a Battalion in Ghana
|3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)|
March 24, 1998 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DOD DEPLOYS FORCES TO GHANA
TO CONDUCT PEACEKEEPING TRAINING
Accompanied by a Belgian military training element, along with U.S. support troops are scheduled to deploy on or about April 1, 1998
To begin training a battalion-size unit in Ghana.
Other African nations that have joined the U.S. in an ACRI partnership include:
Senegal, Uganda, Malawi, Mali and Ethiopia.
The 3rd Special Forces Group has trained forces in Senegal, Uganda, Malawi, and is currently training forces in Mali.
The ACRI includes follow-on sustainment training twice a year after the completion of the initial training.
ACRI sustainment training began in March 1998 in Senegal and Uganda.