A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 155th Aerial Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, Sept. 10, 2019. The Tornado provides NATO forces with a tactical air strike and air superiority capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandan Brown, 2nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron battalion Tactical Air Control Party, watches close air support provide exercise fire during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Náměšť Air Base, Czech Republic, Sept. 5. 2019. As a Joint Terminal Attack Controller, Brown is responsible for directing the action of combat aircraft engaged in CAS and other offensive air operations from a forward position. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)
A U.S. Air Force 509th Bomb Wing B-2 Spirit is flanked by two United Kingdom Royal Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs during a Bomber Task Force training exercise over England, Aug. 29, 2019. The BTF consists of Airmen and support equipment from the 509th BW, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, deployed to The U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa to conduct theater integration and flying training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Castelan)
Sierra Leone Group Cpt. Hassan Coomber, Air Wing Commander, shakes hands with Kenya Maj. Gen. Francis O. Ogolla, Air Force Commander, after signing the Association of African Air Forces charter during the ninth annual African Air Chiefs Symposium at Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 29, 2019. The AACS had over 100 delegates, representing 36 nations this year and it provided a unique forum for strategic dialogue among African Air Chiefs to discuss common interests on the continent and foster cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Craig Jensen)
A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, lands at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Aug. 28, 2019. This is the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. While in Iceland Airmen from Whiteman conducted hot-pit refueling, which is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. The use of strategic bombers in Iceland helps exercise Keflavik Air Base as a forward location for the B-2, ensuring that it is engaged, postured and ready with credible force to assure, deter and defend the U.S. and its allies in an increasingly complex security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Barley)
Airman 1st Class Austin Sawchuk, a crew chief assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, marshals in a B-2 Spirit on the flight line at Royal Air Base Fairford, England, on August 27, 2019. A Bomber Task Force deployment of the stealth bomber aircraft, Airmen and support equipment from the 509th BW at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, arrived in the U.S. European Command area of operations for a deployment to conduct theater integration and flying training. The deployment of strategic bombers to the United Kingdom helps exercise RAF Fairford as a forward operating base for the unit, ensuring they are engaged, postured and ready with credible force to assure, deter and defend the U.S. and its allies in an increasingly complex security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kayla White)
Home

Featured Videos

From World War II through the Cold War and right up to today, one part of USAFE-AFAFRICA’s mission has never changed: Freedom. Voiced by Capt. Henry Hahm, this video honors those who have come before us; and the men and women who serve today on foreign soil. Aim High, Airman.
USAFE-AFAFRICA resources are strategically postured across Europe and Africa to meet the most demanding and highest priority challenges. In an ever-changing, multi-domain, demanding environment, we set the theater by employing our vital resources to project unmatched lethal Airpower. This dynamic footprint enhances our ability to respond at a moment's notice -- anytime, anywhere. Ready, resilient, and lethal, we are securing the sovereign skies above.
USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are ready, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for the most demanding and highest priority challenges across Europe and Africa. We are primed to deliver permanent and rotational forces to dominate in a rapidly changing, multi-domain environment. Advanced capabilities such as 5th generation technologies, intra-theater airlift, and integrated air and missile defense ensure we deliver and execute the precise scope and scale of capabilities to fight, deter, and win. Remaining razor-sharp, our resilient, responsive, and lethal forces demonstrate unmatched readiness to secure the sovereign skies above.
USAFE-AFAFRICA's partnerships are critical in sharpening our readiness for the most demanding challenges.
USAFE-AFAFRICA is a warfighting command, focused and ready to respond to the most demanding and highest priority challenges across Europe and Africa.

Important Links

Leadership
 
Mission and Organization
 
3rd Air Force
 
435th Air Expeditionary Wing
 
Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

 

SOCIAL MEDIA