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A CV-22 Osprey aircraft flys over the New Mexico/Colorado mountains on a training mission. The aircraft participated in its first search and rescue mission on Oct. 5. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Markus Maier CV-22 crews save lives
In the early morning hours of Dec. 21, 2013, 8th Special Operations Squadron crews departed in three CV-22 Ospreys to evacuate American citizens from the remote city of Bor, South Sudan.The mission was proceeding as planned through three countries and 790 nautical miles. The Ospreys arrived at the United Nations compound in Bor on time. After
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Chief Master Sgt. Bill Wunderlin 130th Rescue Wing loadmaster, demonstrates how to hook up a winch during the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa lead African Partnership Flight in Dakar, Senegal, June 19, 2014. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for APF, a program designed to improve communication and interoperabilty between regional partners in Africa. The African partners include Senegal, Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria and Niger with the U.S. facilitating the program. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) APF forges bonds in Africa
U.S. and African partners concluded a weeklong collaboration event with eight regional air forces in Dakar, Senegal June 20, aimed at strengthening relationships between the air forces and encouraging an exchange of ideas.African Partnership Flight is a U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa lead program that consists of the Air National
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The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa rock band, "Afterburner", performs for more than 60 children while gymnasts fly through the air during a concert at an orphanage in Dakar, Senegal June 18, 2014. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for African Partnership Flight, a program designed to improve communication and interoperabilty between regional partners in Africa. The band will be playing multiple venues in the area to inspire children and musicians through the universal language of music. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) The sound of giving
Through donations collected amongst African Partnership Flight participants, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe band, "Afterburner", purchased and donated $450 worth of rice, pasta, powdered milk, drinks, candy and water to three orphanages in Dakar, Senegal June 17-18.The band traveled to each orphanage to meet the children and play a concert for more
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In cooperation with law enforcement personnel June 15, the U.S. military captured a key figure in the September 2012 attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today.In a statement, Kirby said Ahmed Abu Khatallah is in U.S. custody in a secure location outside of Libya.There were no
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Staff Sgt. Mo Gadiaga, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa  cultural advisor, greets the team leads from each attending country during African Partnership Flight in Dakar, Senegal June 16, 2014. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for APF, a program designed to improve communication and interoperabilty between regional partners in Africa. The African partners include Senegal, Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria and Niger with the U.S. helping with organization. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) African Partnership Flight takes off in Senegal
More than 40 U.S. Air Force Airmen arrived here this week to participate in African Partnership Flight, co-hosted by Senegal and the U.S. The opening ceremony, held June 16, marked the first day of instruction and partnership with the attending African partners.This event will feature Airmen from eight African countries including, Senegal, Togo,
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Three F-16s from the Royal Moroccan air force link up with a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 191st Air Refueling Squadron based out of Salt Lake City, Utah to refuel during the 2014 Aeroexpo Marrakech Trade Show in Morocco April 21. The U.S. Air Force sent a C-130J Super Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron based out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany and a KC-135 Stratotanker to showcase air assets that are critical to the success of current and future multinational military operations in Africa. (U.S. Army photo/ Sgt. Nicolas A. Cloward) 2014 Aeroexpo Marrakech Trade Show

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Senior Master Sgt. Phillip Leonard, African Partnership Flight lead planner, leads discussions vehicle inspections March 24, 2014 in Angola, Africa. The intention of APF is to strengthen the regional partnerships within Africa by improving the proficiency and readiness of key mission areas through a collaborative learning environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Sybil Taunton)(Released) African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 concludes
African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 came to a close after a full week of events including Airmen from the Angolan, U.S. and Zambian air forces, March 28. U.S. participants included Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, as well as the 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron aligned under Air Mobility Command. "We chose to
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Staff Sgt. Jill Diem sings with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band ensemble Touch n' Go at the Dom Bosco School in Luanda, Angola, March 26, 2014. The band is in Angola as part of African Partnership Flight Angola 2014, which is an event providing a collaborative learning environment for the Angolan, U.S. and Zambian air forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Wilson)(Released) USAFE Band supports African Partnership Flight
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band rock ensemble, Touch n' Go is playing concerts at multiple venues here throughout the duration of African Partnership Flight Angola 2014. African Partnership Flight is a collaborative learning environment designed to help the U.S. and regional partner air forces in Africa work together more effectively. With more
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Members of African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 participate in a discussion on cargo build up on Luanda Air Base, Angola, March 24, 2014. The intention of APF is to strengthen the regional partnerships within Africa by improving the proficiency and readiness of key mission areas through a collaborative learning environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Wilson)(Released) African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 begins
African Partnership Flight Angola 2014 began with an opening ceremony here today.More than 200 people from the participating nations of Angola, the United States and Zambia were in attendance to include the U.S. Embassy to Angola charge d'affaires, Heather Merritt, and the Angolan air force air chief, Lt. Gen. Domingos Adriano de Silva Neto."The
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Angolan air force Cpl. Joaquim Francise marshals a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron at Luanda Air Base, Angola, March 22, 2014. More than 20 U.S. Air Force airmen arrived to participate in African Partnership Flight with the Angolan and Zambian air forces, an event which provides a collaborative learning environment for the airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Wilson) Airmen arrive for partnership event in Angola
More than 20 U.S. Air Force Airmen arrived here last week to participate in African Partnership Flight, cohosted by Angola and the U.S. This year Airmen from the Angolan air force; Zambian air force; and U.S. Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, the 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron, and Portuguese speakers from the
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