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  • USAFE Band connects cultures during African Partnership Flight Rwanda

    Through music, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band is breaking down cultural barriers and differences in Rwanda.  The USAFE rock band Touch N' Go performed at various locations throughout Rwanda while supporting the African Partnership Flight Rwanda mission taking place from March 4-8, 2019. 
  • African Partnership Flight Rwanda concludes, connecting militaries through safety

    The African Partnership Flight Rwanda concluded with a closing ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, March 8, 2019. Hosted by U.S. Air Forces Africa and the Rwanda Defence Force, the weeklong event allowed 45 air force delegates from Rwanda, Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, and Zambia to learn from and share ideas with each other and the U.S. Air Force about their safety programs, particularly flight.
  • USAFE Band connects with Gisimba Memorial Centre

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go pose for a photo with students and staff members at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor
  • APF Rwanda participants enjoy cultural dinner

    Rwandan artists with LEAF Community Arts perform a traditional Rwandan dance during an African Partnership Flight Rwanda cultural dinner in Kigali, Rwanda, March 7, 2019. APF Rwanda focused on flight, ground, and weapons safety, but it also allowed it participants the opportunity to experience the cultures of the participating nations. (U.S. Air
  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band visits HVP Nyanza

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go performed for HVP Nyanza in the Nyanza District, Rwanda, March 5, 2019. The USAFE Band played as part of an outreach event while supporting African Partnership Flight Rwanda 2019. The band uses these events to further increase cultural ties and enhance the people-to-people relationship between the United
  • African Partnership Flight Rwanda participants visit Rwandan Genocide Memorial

    Participants in the African Partnership Flight Rwanda took part in the wreath laying ceremony as part of a cultural visit as well as to pay their respects to the approximately 250,000 victims buried at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, March 4, 2019. The cultural event was hosted by the Rwandan Defence Force.
  • African Partnership Flight kicks off in Rwanda

    U.S. Air Forces Africa along with the Rwanda Defence Force kicked off African Partnership Flight Rwanda here during an opening ceremony. The weeklong event is the first of its kind in Rwanda and being hosted by the U.S. Air Force and the Rwanda Defence Force.
  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band plays Tour Du Kigali

    Members of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go performed during a Tour du Rwanda concert in Kigali, Rwanda, March 2, 2019. The band uses music as a way to connect with people and share cultures.
  • 870th AES fire station receives new truck

    The 870th Air Expeditionary Squadron fire department and military community took part in a decades-old tradition and pushed a fire truck into its new home during a ceremony here Feb. 8.
  • C-17 Globemaster III: An aircraft as versatile as AE crews

    Larger, faster and flexible – a flying ICU. Since joining the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III has significantly expanded aeromedical evacuation capabilities. In addition to its transport and other numerous mission sets, the C-17 converts to provide aeromedical evacuation to patients in a broad variety of conditions. The aircraft has played critical roles in various contingencies, bringing warfighters to higher levels of care, bringing patients home to the U.S., and aiding in humanitarian efforts to save the lives of those impacted by natural disasters.
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