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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Henry Lopez, left, welcomes Burkino Faso air force participants for the African Partnership Flight at Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, April 16, 2017. APF in Burkina Faso hosted participants from Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Cote d’Ivoire and Morocco to help strengthen relationships and share best practices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) 10th African Partnership Flight kicks off in Burkina Faso
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Airmen helped kicked off African Partnership Flight in Burkina Faso this week, taking part in an opening ceremony and cultural tour with participating nations.“We are really excited, this is our 10th African Partnership Flight we have conducted over the past five years,” said Col. Ric Trimillos,
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2017
Default Air Force Logo African Partnership Flight begins April 17 in Burkina Faso
Approximately 25 Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa will be participating in African Partnership Flight, Burkina Faso, alongside the participating nations of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, with observers from Cote d’Ivoire and Morocco, April 17-21.
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Members of Touch ‘n Go, an ensemble of the United States Air Forces in Europe Band, perform for Airmen and members of the Forces Armées Nigeriennes at Nigerien Air Base 201, Agadez, Niger, March 10, 2017. Touch ‘n Go performed for Airmen deployed to Niger as well as their counterparts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jimmie D. Pike) USAFE Band performs for Airmen at Nigerien Air Base 201
Members of the United States Air Forces in Europe Band ensemble, Touch ‘n Go, performed for Airmen and members of the Forces Armées Nigeriennes at Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, March 10, 2017.
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Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton official photo. (U.S. Air Force photo) USAFE-AFAFRICA welcomes new command chief
Chief Master Sgt. Phillip L. Easton was selected as the new U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief master sergeant.
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2017
A KC-135 Strantotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing refuels a B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing in the late hours of Jan. 18, 2017, during a mission that targeted Islamic State training camps in Libya. The B-2’s low-observability provides it greater freedom of action at high altitudes, thus increasing its range and a better field of view for the aircraft's sensors. Its unrefueled range is approximately 6,000 nautical miles (9,600 kilometers). (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton) Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya
KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
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Default Air Force Logo USAFE-AFAFRICA: 2016 Year in Review

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AFCEC European Store Front Program Manager April Whitbeck poses for a selfie with children from a Ugandan village. Whitbeck, and other members of the Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Society of American Military Engineers chapter, travel to Uganda to deliver disinfected water to the local villagers. (Coutesy photo/April Whitbeck) AFCEC engineer works to bring clean water to rural Uganda
Chlorine production through salt water, electrodes and a car battery. It’s a simple technology that one AFCEC engineer hopes will soon have a life-changing impact on a people.Six months ago, April Whitbeck, a program manager at AFCEC’s European Store Front at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, took a volunteer trip to Uganda to help bring clean water to a
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2016
Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, speaks to Airmen from 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron during an all call at Air Base 101, Niamey, Niger, Nov. 23, 2016. During a three day trip, Clark visited Airmen in Europe and Africa who support the Air Force's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. This was Clark's first visit to NAS Sigonella, Niamey and Agadez as 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) 17th EAF commander visits ISR Airmen in Africa
During a three day trip, Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, visited Airmen in Europe and Africa who support the Air Force's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. This was Clark's first visit to NAS Sigonella, Niamey and Agadez as 17th EAF commander.
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2016
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, speaks during the annual Regional Synchronization Working Group symposium at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 14, 2016. Over 275 personnel from the Department of Defense, the Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development and other personnel attended the symposium to synchronize efforts across the diplomatic, defense and developmental sectors in AFRICOM. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) AFRICOM leaders discuss future during symposium
Approximately 300 U.S. service members and other personnel from the U.S. Africa Command attended the annual Regional Synchronization Working Group symposium kickoff Nov. 14, here. U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander, AFRICOM, gave the opening remarks for the conference.
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2016
Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray, outgoing 3rd Air Force commander, gives a speech during a change of command ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 21, 2016. Ray relinquished command of the 3rd Air Force to Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) Clark takes command of 3rd Air Force
Lt. Gen. Timothy Ray, 3rd Air Force commander, relinquishes command to Lt. Gen. Richard Clark on Oct. 21.
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2016
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