Nike-Davies Okundaye Welcomes U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa Band During Exercise Obangame Express 23

LAGOS, Nigeria – Chief Dr. Nike Davies-Okundaye welcomed the U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) Band for a collaborative musical experience at the Nike Art Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria during exercise Obangame Expresss 23 (OE23), Jan. 29, 2023.

230129-N-DK722-1014 (Jan. 29, 2023) LAGOS, Nigeria – Chief Dr. Nike Davies-Okundaye, center row and fifth from left, Jesse King Buga, center row and third from left, artists from the Nike Art Foundation and members of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Band pose for a photo at the Nike Art Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, Jan. 29, 2023, during exercise Obangame Express 2023. Obangame Express 2023, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is a maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation, and increase maritime safety and security among participating nations in the Gulf of Guinea and Southern Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Sixth Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st class Cameron C. Edy)

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