The Army Field Support Battalion-Africa, is one of the four battalions of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade and headquartered at Leghorn Army Depot in Livorno, Italy.
AFSBn-Africa is charged with providing and coordinating receipt, transfer, storage, and maintenance of APS to enable commanders to conduct unified action and the full range of military operations in support of U.S. Army Africa and Joint Forces. The APS stored in Europe are designated APS-2.
The site, is designated as APS-2 and provides 630,000 square feet of humidity controlled capable warehouse space (15 warehouses) and 586,740 square feet of outside storage of assets for several combatant commands.
The battalion provides and coordinates Army Material Command enablers in support of U.S. Army Africa through its assigned Logistic Support Team Africa located at Camp Ederle, Vicenza, Italy. The stock sites are part of the European Reassurance Initiative and facilitates NATO’s rapid deterrence options.