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  • Ninth annual African Air Chiefs Symposium comes to an end

    The ninth annual African Air Chiefs Symposium concluded here, today, following four days of collaboration and strategic communications between air chiefs and senior leaders from 35 African air forces, along with senior leadership from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa.
  • US Air Forces Africa builds partnerships through APF Kenya

    Approximately 120 air force delegates from the U.S., Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda came together for a week of knowledge sharing on personnel recovery topics for this iteration of African Partnership Flight Kenya 2019 held at Laikipia Air Base, Kenya, Aug. 20 - 24.
  • African Air Chiefs strengthen partnerships in Nairobi

    Leaders from air forces across the African continent gathered here to attend the ninth annual African Air Chiefs Symposium taking place Aug. 26-29, 2019. The event, co-hosted by the Kenya air force and the U.S. Air Force, builds upon previous symposia, strengthening the partnerships between the 35 African partner nations and the United States.
  • APF Kenya 19: Building Partnerships

    Maj. Anibal Aguirre, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa personnel recovery coordination cell director, shakes hands with Maj. Gen. Francis C. Ogolla, commander of the Kenya air force, following the opening ceremony for African Partnership Flight Kenya 2019 at Laikipia Air Base, Kenya, August 20, 2019. This iteration of APF is focused
  • Air advisors train with Niger Armed Forces at AB201

    Air advisors assigned to the 409th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron conducted training with the Nigerien Armed Forces (French language: Forces Armées Nigeriennes) members on how to clear a building July 10.The training was designed to help the FAN improve their efficiency and security when coming in contact with enemy forces. Additionally, it
  • A bazaar day at Nigerien Air Base 201

    Airmen assigned to the 409th Air Expeditionary Group and Soldiers assigned to the civil affairs team, hosted a bazaar at Nigerien Air Base 201, June 30, 2019.The bazaar brought in 43 vendors from the local community of Agadez to sell goods to U.S. military members which spent a total of $19,011, crushing the previous bazaar’s $12,433.“It is one
  • 409th AEG change of command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Steven P. Bording, 409th Air Expeditionary Group commander, gives his first speech to the group during the change of command ceremony at Air Base 201, Niger, June 28, 2019. After Creer’s remarks, he gave his first salute to the group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • APORA 2019

    The U.S. Africa Command hosted the 7th Semi-Annual African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance conference May 20-23 in Kigali, Rwanda, to provide African partner nations regional training and exercise planning to prevent, detect and respond to emerging infectious diseases.
  • 435th CTS restores WWII memorial in France

    Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron applied their skills to restore a WWII memorial, April 30.The memorial is home to an engine that belonged to an aircraft shot down by enemy forces during D-Day. After years of weathering, the case surrounding the engine lost its clarity and made it very difficult to see the monument.Before
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian took command of both U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa and Allied Air Command from Gen. Tod D. Wolters during a ceremony here May 1.
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