In Recent Weeks there have been several high profile incidents
in the Gulf of Guinea Region. The most noticible one was the Raid on the Capital of Equatorial Guinea that has been believed
to have been committed by Nigerian Militants.
The Nigerian Militants themselves have been keeping a relatively small profile
by committing very few acts of Kidnappings and Sabatoge aganist the Nigerian Oil Industry.
Over this past weekend there was a Reported Terrorist Threat against
the US Embassy in Nigeria. The State Department has responded in kind with a Travel Warning.
A Final Demarcation Line regarding the Bakissa Peninsula is to be determined
In this Meeting in Washington D.C. in Late March the Role of the APS is being discussed by a Senior Commander
for US Naval Forces Africa.
Currently in the Second year of Operation the APS (Africa
Partnership Station) is a project of AFRICOM (Africa Command).
The Purpose of this Program is to build cooperative partnerships with regional Military Forces.
The goal is to achieve International Standards when it comes to stablilty and security.
Other Programs include addressing challenges such as Unlawful Unregulated and Illegal Fishing, Trafficking
Also while the APS is in Cameroon the Crew will conduct Community Outreach Projects as well. Some
of these Projects will include assisting Schools and Providing Medical Care for those who need it.
Before it ends it Mission in May APS Nashville will visit Gabon.
Keep up the Good Work APS Nashville