Defense Attache

The US Department of  Defense through the Defense Attaché’s Office (DAO) provides support in improving physical infrastructure of schools, clinical, hospital, laboratory buildings, education and training with partner AFRICOM.  The DAO manages the International Military and Education Training, Foreign Military Financing, and various Humanitarian Assistance projects equating to a $7.1 M budget.  Additionally, the DoD HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) has a separate budget of $600K used on activities that focus on HIV prevention, care and treatment among the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF), their partners and families.