Our top story tonight: Generallissimo Francisco Franco isstill dead.
Last September Inoted that AFRICOM was still mainly located outside Africa despite this from the White House in February 2007…
“We will also work closely with our African partners to determine an appropriate location for the new command in Africa.”
Today Stars and Stripes reports on AFRICOM and we learn it is still located outside Africa and will remain such
forever “for the foreseeable future”…
The military’s newest headquarters command — made up largely of planners, logisticians and analysts — also will be staying in Stuttgart for the foreseeable future, said Vice Adm. Robert T. Moeller, deputy to the commander for military operations, in an interview Monday at AFRICOM headquarters.
“From here we can do all the activities we need to do with our African partners,” Moeller said.(my emphasis)