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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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Capt. Crystal Karahan, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa international health specialist talks to Cameroonian nursing students during a clean site delivery workshop in Douala, Cameroon. (Courtesy photo) USAFE-AFAFRICA Surgeon General takes home prestigious humanitarian assistance award
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa international health specialist branch earned the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Federal Health Agencies Humanitarian Assistance award for their contributions to improving medical programs in Europe and Africa."It is a tremendous honor for the team and recognition for all of their hard work,"
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2014
ABUJA, Nigeria – Capt. Vincent McLean, 621st Contingency Response Wing, takes part in a group discussion with members of the Nigerian Air Force for a crisis planning scenario. The Nigerian air force hosted a disaster relief planning seminar in partnership with the 621st CRW, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, and U.S. Africa Command at the National Defense College in Abuja, Nigeria, 27-30 Jan. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Capt. Sybil Taunton/Released) Nigerian, U.S. Air Forces partner for disaster relief seminar
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."This African proverb was referenced several times during a disaster relief seminar hosted by the Nigerian air force at the National Defense College here, Jan. 27-30. More than 40 senior service members from various career fields and units all over Nigeria attended the seminar to
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Members of the 435th Contingency Response Element pose with Rwandan soldiers outside a C-17 Globemaster III at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda, while supporting peace keeping operations in the Central African Republic Jan. 19, 2014.  Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s Contingency Response Group responded to a request from France and the African Union for U.S. support to move Rwandan forces into the region. (Courtesy photo) 435th AGOW Airmen lead Rwandan port operations
In an effort to confront destabilizing forces and violence within the Central African Republic, France and the African Union have requested U.S. support to move Rwandan forces into the region.Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing's Contingency Response Group responded to the request. A joint Air Force and Army team of 35 aerial porters,
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Airmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, 62nd Airlift Wing, and the 571st Contingency Response Group load vehicles, equipment and Rwandan soldiers onto a C-17 Globemaster III in Rwanda, Africa Jan. 19, 2014. U.S. forces will transport a total number of 850 Rwandan soldiers and more than 1000 tons of equipment into the Central African Republic to aid French and African Union operations against militants during this three week-long operation. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) 435th CRG supports Rwandan airlift into CAR

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A Rwandan soldier stands guard at an airfield in the Central African Republic with a refugee camp full of displaced citizens behind him Jan. 19, 2014. U.S. forces will transport a total number of 850 Rwandan soldiers and more than 1,000 tons of equipment into the Central African Republic to aid French and African Union operations against militants during this three week-long operation. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) Uganda supports US airlift missions
As U.S. airlift missions operating at the request of the French government and African Union authorities continue, Uganda maintains their role as a key U.S. strategic partner.In just two months, the Ugandans allowed the U.S. military to stage at least three essential missions out of Entebbe."The Ugandans have been invaluable," Col. William Wyatt,
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Tech. Sgt. Tim Raymon, 62nd Airlift Wing loadmaster, directs a driver into position on a C-17 Globemaster III while picking up soldiers and equipment in Rwanda, Jan. 19, 2014. U.S. forces will transport a total number of 850 Rwandan soldiers and more than 1,000 tons of equipment into the Central African Republic to aid French and African Union operations against militants during this three weeklong operation. (U.S. Air Force photo Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) US airlifts Rwandans to Central African Republic
Two U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft operating at the request of the French government and African Union authorities continued airlifting a Rwandan mechanized battalion Jan. 19.The joint operation with personnel from the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force is in support of an African Union effort to confront destabilizing forces and violence
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Displaced civilians from Central African Republic, Africa, gather in make-shift living facilities to escape conflict in their home nation Dec. 20, 2013. Airmen of the 37th Airlift Squadron, assigned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, delivered much-needed supplies and personnel to Central African Republic, Africa, as part of an international peace-keeping mission providing support to the civilian population disrupted by the nation’s recent conflicts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Damon Kasberg) Ramstein Airmen deliver support during nation conflict

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Burundi soldiers prepare to load onto a C-17 Globemaster Dec. 13, 2013 at Bujmumbura Airport, Burundi. In coordination with the French military and African Union, the U.S. military provided airlift support to transport Burundi soldiers, food and supplies in the Central African Republic. This support is aimed at enabling African forces to deploy promptly to prevent further spread of sectarian violence and restore security in CAR. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas) Mobility Airmen ready and responsive anytime, anywhere
As the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela drew the world's attention to the African continent, mobility Airmen raced against the clock to ensure President Obama's security, communications, and mission support was in place.Within days those would become part of an international effort to help end violence in the Central African
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