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  • Ambassador Zumwalt and Health Minister Awa Marie Coll-Seck lay the foundation stone for the Health Emergency Operations Center (Photo US Embassy)

    U.S. Funds Health Emergency Center

    On August 16, 2016, U.S. Ambassador James Zumwalt and Health Minister Awa Marie Coll-Seck participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Health Emergency Operations Center.

  • The U.S. military recently gave 23 American High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), commonly known as the Humvee to the Senegalese Armed Forces. (Photo US Embassy)

    U.S. Gives 23 Humvee to Senegalese Armed Forces

    The U.S. military recently gave 23 American High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), commonly known as the Humvee to the Senegalese Armed Forces.

  • Senegalese Armed Forces Recognized as a Leader in West Africa

    Senegalese Armed Forces Recognized as a Leader

    Senegalese Armed Forces, Gendarmerie Mobility Commander, General Tine, recently received an award on behalf of Armée du Sénégal, General Kane, for his actions and participation of the Senegalese Armed Forces during FLINTLOCK 16.

  • Ambassador James Zumwalt joins the Yoff Beach Cleanup in September 2015, part of International Coastal Cleanup Day. (Photo US Embassy)

    World Oceans Day to Respect Our Environment

    In September 2015 more than eight million kilograms (18 million pounds) of trash—equivalent to the weight of more than 100 Boeing 737s—was collected from across the globe by nearly 800,000 volunteers during Ocean Conservancy’s 2015 International Coastal Cleanup according to a new report released at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2).

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