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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein presents Gen. Tod Wolters the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa guidon during a change of command ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 11, 2016. Wolters is coming from an assignment as the director of operations on the joint staff at the Pentagon. USAFE-AFAFRICA executes the Air Force, U.S. European Command and U.S. Arica Command missions with forward-based airpower and infrastructure to conduct and enable theater and global operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh) Wolters takes command of USAFE, AFAFRICA, Allied Air Command
Gen. Tod Wolters took command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, U.S. Air Forces Africa and Allied Air Command from Gen. Frank Gorenc during a ceremony here Aug. 11.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Carmen Emborski, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa band vocalist performs during a medical outreach event June 22, 2016 at Lokusero, Kenya.  The band performed during a three-day medical outreach as part of the first African Partnership Flight in Kenya. The APF is designed for U.S. and African partner nations to work together in a learning environment to help build expertise and professional knowledge and skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Evelyn Chavez/Released) African Partnership Flight Kenya comes to a close
U.S. Air Force Airmen and defense force members from Kenya and Uganda concluded training for the first-ever African Partnership Flight in Kenya here June 29, 2016.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ian Khun, 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, survival evasion resistance and escape specialist, discusses land navigation instruction with Kenyan Defense Force members at Laikipia Air Base, Kenya, June 23, 2016. More than 50 U.S. Air Force Airmen participated in the first African Partnership Flight in Kenya. The APF is designed for U.S. and African partner nations to work together in a learning environment to help build expertise and professional knowledge and skills in key areas such as personnel recovery command and control, survival and evasion principles and tactical combat casualty care.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Evelyn Chavez/Released) Airmen work with partner nations to improve proficiency during APF Kenya
LAIKIPIA AIR BASE, Kenya—Participants of African Partnership Flight Kenya concluded classroom training this week here June 24, 2016. Several of the course topics included personnel recovery command and control, combat search and rescue terminal planning, survival and evasion tactics, tactical combat casualty care, airfield security and base defense, aircraft maintenance.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Todd Tyler, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, African Partnership Flight Kenya mission commander, speaks with Kenyan and Ugandan Defense Forces at Laikipia Air Base, Kenya, June 20, 2016. More than 50 U.S. Air Force Airmen participated in the first African Partnership Flight in Kenya. The APF is designed for U.S. and African partner nations to work together in a learning environment to help build expertise and professional knowledge and skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Evelyn Chavez/Released) African Partnership Flight Kenya kicks off
The opening ceremonies for the first African Partnership Flight in Kenya commenced here, June 21. More than 50 U.S. Air Force Airmen along with participants from the Kenyan and Ugandan defense forces were welcomed by Robert Godec, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and Raychelle Omamo, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Defense.“Ladies and gentlemen it is a great
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Senior Airman Colby Fahrenbacher, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band member, salutes the name of his great-uncle at the North African American Cemetery in Tunisia, May 30, 2016. Fahrenbacher's great-uncle, Tech. Sgt. Merle Noffsinger was a B-24 gunner and bombardier who was shot down May 1, 1943. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Will McCrary/Released). USAFE band player discovers family history on Memorial Day
"My entire family always wondered what happened to him,” said Senior Airman Colby Fahrenbacher, referring to his great-uncle who went missing in World War II. “I always looked for his name whenever I played a memorial.”Fahrenbacher, a tuba player in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, grew up hearing stories about his great-uncle Merle Noffsinger,
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Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa commander, greets African Air Chiefs during an African Air Chiefs Symposium May 9, 2016, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Leaders from African countries met for the symposium to form bonds and working relationships while discussing topics pertinent to the future of their countries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larissa Greatwood) Largest ever African Air Chiefs Symposium focuses on mobility
Air chiefs from 26 nations gathered here May 9-13 for the largest African Air Chiefs Symposium in its six-year history.
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Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright USAFE-AFAFRICA names new command chief
Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright was selected as the new U. S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief master sergeant.
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Participants of AFRICAN LION 16 speak together in Agadir, Morocco, April 19, 2016. The annual U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa and Kingdom of Morocco-led joint, combined, exercise brought together 11 different countries to participate in a Combined Joint Task Force command post exercise and a peace support operations field training to improved interoperability between countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal Ardrey/Released) AFRICAN LION 16: Airmen visit Moroccan counterparts for major exercise
From April 17 to 27, 2016, the U.S. Air Force along with other U.S. military branches, and Moroccan Royal Armed Forces, joined with 10 other nations in the Kingdom of Morocco for the annual exercise AFRICAN LION 2016.  This is the second year the U.S. Air Force has participated in the exercise.  Air Force involvement helps to educate the joint and
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Participants of AFRICAN LION 16 examine Humvees from different countries at Tifnit, Morocco, April 20, 2016. The training began with vehicle familiarization and concluded with an exercise in convoy operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal Ardrey/Released) Total Force supports AFRICIAN LION 16
More than 30 U.S. Air Force active duty Airmen, Reservists and Air Guardsmen from across 12 different bases traveled to the Kingdom of Morocco to participate in the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa and Kingdom of Morocco-led,  combined and joint exercise AFRICIAN LION 16.The annual exercise brought together more than 700 service members
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Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, is presented his personal sword by Command Chiefs Samuel Simmons (center) and James Davis (right) during an Order of the Sword ceremony held at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 7, 2016. The Order of the Sword is a special program where noncommisioned officers of a command recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the enlisted corps. Gorenc is the 20th USAFE-AFAFRICA commander to be awarded this honor. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) COMUSAFE inducted into Order of the Sword
Airmen, families and friends from around the Air Force gathered to bestow U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa's highest enlisted honor to Gen. Frank Gorenc, USAFE-AFAFRICA commander, during an Order of the Sword induction ceremony here, April 7. Nominated in late October, Gorenc officially became the 20th inductee into the major command
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