190716-N-UN744-0005

190716-N-UN744-0005

190716-N-UN744-0005 – ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire (July 16, 2019) – Senior Chief Religious Program Specialist Patience Ray, assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, speaks with Ivorian chaplains about the roles of enlisted personnel in supporting service members and chaplains during the Religious Ministry Leaders Chaplain Conference held aboard the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, July 16, 2019. Carson City is deployed to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnerships 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 by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Travis Simmons/Released)
190716-N-UN744-0005

Carson City Crew Visits Empire of the Children in Dakar, Senegal

Carson City Crew Visits Empire of the Children in Dakar, Senegal

190709-N-UN744-0137 – DAKAR, Senegal (July 9, 2019) – Capt. Herbert Griffin, force chaplain of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet, shows donated school supplies and games to Anta Mbow, director of the children’s boarding school and reintegration center L’Empire des Enfants, and U.S. Ambassador to Senegal Tulinabo S. Mushingi, during a community relations engagement through Africa Partnership Station with the embarked military detachment of the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) in Dakar, Senegal, July 9, 2019. Carson City is deployed Africa Partnership Station mission to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnership and U.S. commitment to West Africa through small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Travis Simmons/Released)
Carson City Crew Visits Empire of the Children in Dakar, Senegal

Chaplains Conference Held in Dakar, Senegal

Chaplains Conference Held in Dakar, Senegal

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