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Visit to RAPPICC by Brigadier General Scott F. Smith

Brig. Gen. Scott F. Smith is the 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. General Smith 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.

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Brigadier General Smith accompanied by a team comprised of US military officers visited the RAPPICC on 18 June 2013. The Brigadier enjoyed an extensive tour of the facility and was extremely complimentary about the concept, design and mission of the Centre. He wished the Centre “great success and looked forward to CJTF and RAPPICC working closely together in future years”