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    Established as the Southeast Air District on October 19, 1940 and activated on December 18, 1940 at MacDill Field, Florida, the unit provided coastal defense of the United States before the war began. Within a few months, it was redesignated 3rd Air Force on March 26, 1941 and later as Third Air Force on September 18, 1942.At the outbreak of World
  • USAFE AIB Reading Room

    2014 AIBs- HH-60 UK- F-15D UK
  • Dependent Revalidation

    Dependent Revalidation Checklist1. Obtain an ORIGINAL COPY of your wedding or dependent birth certificate to verify your primary dependent (e.g., if you are married to a civilian spouse and have children, you only need your marriage certificate).If you are missing these documents, please view this site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm or a

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA), with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is a major command of the U.S. Air Force. It is the air component for two Department of Defense unified commands - U.S. European Command (USEUCOM), and U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM). Mission As the air component for both USEUCOM and

    The United States Air Forces in Europe, Air Forces Africa Band is the Command Band of USAFE-AFAFRICA, representing the United States and its Air Force at the highest level of diplomatic, ceremonial, local and international community relations. Stationed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, "America's Musical Ambassadors" have a performance tradition
  • U.S. Air Forces Africa

    U.S. Air Forces Africa, located at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is combined with U.S. Air Forces in Europe and is the air component for the Department of Defense unified command - U.S. Africa Command located at Stuttgart, Germany.AFAFRICA conducts sustained security engagement and operations as directed to promote air safety, security and
  • United States Air Forces in Europe – United Kingdom

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe - United Kingdom (USAFE-UK), a forward detachment of USAFE, is headquartered at RAF Mildenhall, England. USAFE-UK serves as the designated U.S. country representative for U.S. European Command and USAFE, providing primary military liaison to Her Majesty's government for all U.S. Visiting Forces. Its staff facilitates
  • Seventeenth Air Force History

    Seventeenth Air Force has enjoyed a rich heritage and significant place in the history of the United States Air Forces in Europe. The establishment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in 1949, increased USAFE's responsibilities and resulted in the designation and activation of Seventeenth Air Force on April 25, 1953 at Rabat, Morocco.
  • USAFE Band Commander/Conductor

    Captain Matthew J. Seifert is the Commander and Conductor of the United States Air Forces in Europe Band, Sembach Air Base, Germany. Born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Captain Seifert graduated from Ball State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education and a minor in Classic Cultures. While attending Ball