BDF, US military conduct joint training exercise


The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) in collaboration with the United States Military will host and conduct a joint military training exercise dubbed 'Exercises Upward Minuteman 2019'.

According to a press release, the objective of the joint exercise is to build capacity and development readiness within the participating elements, which are the BDF, North Carolina and US Army. 

The exercise will take place in the general areas of Thebephatshwa and Molepolole from July 11 to 18, 2019.

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