For its role in sustaining the peace of Liberia, the Armed Forces of Liberia has received a peace award from the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) on Wednesday September 21, 2022, received the prestigious “Alpha 2022 Peace Award”.
The event was organized by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity Inc, in partnership with the Kofi Annan Institute of Peace and Conflict Transformation, as part of events outlined for the celebrations of “International Day of Peace”, 2022.
The AFL, according to a communication sent to the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia was selected for this year’s award for its outstanding and dedicated efforts to sustaining the peace and security in Liberia, and the ECOWAS region, particularly for its contributions to the hybrid United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Mali.
At the same time the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia Maj/Gen. Prince C. Johnson, Ill, has welcomed the nomination of the AFL for such a prestigious award, adding “It’s an honor for the AFL and MoD, we are grateful and the award is credited to all soldiers, sailors and airmen of the Military”.
The new AFL has changed the narrative from warring faction during our civil war to peacekeeper internationally. “A force for good “.