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  • Air Force African Senior Enlisted Leader Summit 2023

    Senior enlisted leaders from the U.S. and 20 African nations joined together for an African Senior Enlisted Leader Summit in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, November 7-9, 2023.This is a first-of-its-kind gathering of African Air Force senior enlisted leaders.U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Randy

  • 449 AEG PERSCO: Gatekeepers to East Africa

    U.S. Air Forces Africa maintains personnel across East Africa as part of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group. With forces constantly cycling in and out of the continent and between various operating locations, it’s imperative to keep track of every movement, something that falls upon the 449 AEG’s

  • FAST to fight: 726th EMSS Airmen protect airpower across East Africa

    The 449th Air Expeditionary Group, based at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti is the primary airlift provider to U.S. Forces in the Horn of Africa. The 449th AEG relies on Fly-Away Security teams from the 726th Expeditionary Mission Support Squadron to protect its missions in order to provide secure,

  • 449th AEG hosts Japan Self-Defense Forces partners

    Airmen of the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron hosted aircraft maintainers from the Japan Self-Defense Forces’ Deployment Air Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement (DAPE), for an aircraft maintenance exchange at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 27, 2023. The primary purpose of the event was to

  • Protecting the Past: 776th EABS safeguards local history with local help

    The 776th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron completed a project to protect archaeological sites discovered on Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, a tri-laterally shared installation with the Djiboutian and French governments, July 13, 2023. The 776th EABS provides a secure, durable, and agile installation

  • Pride in Service

    The 449th Air Expeditionary Group, based at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti has an incredibly varied mission set that brings together a diverse group of Airmen from across the Air Force to support operations for U.S. Air Forces Africa. The 449th AEG’s Airmen support missions that provide secure, reliable,

  • 4-part ceremony equips 406th AEW to continue 435th AEW legacy

    The 435th Air Expeditionary Wing was deactivated during a four-part ceremony that also included the activation of the 406th Air Expeditionary Wing, and the assumption of command of the 406th AEW, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 9, 2023.