Video by Spc. Ebony Neal
Southern African Development Community (SADC) 2024 - Chaplain
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa
Dec. 4, 2024 | 2:37
During a Southern African Development Community (SADC) event in Lusaka, Zambia, held April 5-12, 2024, the Zambian Defence Force welcomed U.S. military chaplains from various units, including the U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), U.S. Air Forces Africa (AFAF), North Carolina Army National Guard, and New York Army National Guard. Led by U.S. Army Chaplain Karen Meeker, Command Chaplain, the workshop aimed to enhance spiritual readiness for military personnel and their families while deepening relationships with chaplains from Zambia and neighboring countries. This collaborative effort marks a significant milestone in international cooperation and understanding.

The Zambian Defence Force invited U.S. military chaplains from the U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), U.S. Air Forces Africa (AFAF), North Carolina and New York Army National Guards to participate in a five-day Southern African Development Community event in Lusaka, Zambia. The workshop aims to enhance spiritual readiness for military personnel and their families, sharing best practices, and deepening relations with Chaplains from Zambia, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, and Democratic Republic of the Congo, marking a milestone in international cooperation and understanding. (U.S. Army video by Spc. Ebony Neal)
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