190708-N-N0901-0001 DAKAR, Senegal (July 8, 2019) – Capt. Herbert Griffin, force chaplain of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, fourth from left, poses for a group photo with leadership representatives from the four Muslim brotherhoods of Senegal, Tijaniya, Kadrraya, Mouridiya, Layeniya, and the Christian church, during a Chaplain Conference held at the U.S. Embassy of Dakar, Senegal to open up dialogue and to discuss clergy support for members of the military, July 8, 2019. The conference was held while the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) was in port for its Africa Partnership Station deployment to the Gulf of Guinea. Carson City is deployed to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnership and U.S. commitment to West African countries through small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Kofi Gwira)
Chaplains Conference Held in Dakar, Senegal