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  • From Flight to Fire: U.S., Royal Moroccan Air Forces partner during Exercise African Lion 15

    U.S. and Royal Moroccan Air Force pilots and support staff began the first full week of joint operations during Exercise African Lion, May 18, here.The host unit 6th Base Forces Royales Air and visiting unit 480th Fighter Squadron stationed in Spangdahlem German, became affiliated with the operation and training objectives to be completed last
  • Challenge accepted: USAFE-AFAFRICA supports 4-COCOM exercise

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command staff members stepped up last week to the challenge of supporting four Unified Combatant Commands' large-scale defense exercises, aimed at training members and improving regional response capabilities.The four globally positioned COCOM exercises included U.S. European Command's Austere
  • African Partnership Flight builds relations, interoperability

    Closing ceremonies commenced African Partnership Flight-Djibouti for more than 80 Airmen from six nations at Djibouti Air Base, Feb. 11, 2015.The five-day event, cohosted by U.S. Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa and the Djibouti air force, brought together air forces from Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and the United States to
  • African Partnership Flight-Djibouti taps into AF language capability

    Two U.S. Airmen from the Language Enabled Airman Program are assigned to African Partnership Flight-Djibouti as French interpreters here Feb. 7-11.The mission of APF-Djibouti is to strengthen partnerships and increase interoperability among the East African nations of Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. However, English is not a primary
  • African Partnership Flight-Djibouti strengthens bonds with music

    Djiboutian and U.S. Airmen are co-hosting African Partnership Flight to strengthen partnerships between the East African nations of Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Feb. 7-11.However, the relationship between the U.S. Air Force and the Djiboutian population outside the base perimeter can sometimes be better strengthened with a military resource
  • 6 nations stand together during African Partnership Flight-Djibouti

    About 80 Airmen from Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and the United States stood together for African Partnership Flight opening ceremonies on Djibouti Air Base Feb. 7, 2015.This formation embodied the spirit of APF-Djibouti -- Airmen from partner nations working together for a common cause. Participants are discussing best practices
  • Air Force Ebola support winds down

    After more than four months of continuous airlift support to Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Air Force is winding down efforts in Senegal, Monrovia and Liberia.To help counter the deadly Ebola virus, Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, as well as Air Mobility Command and Total Force partners, provided a vital air
  • PRESS RELEASE: African Partnership Flight-Djibouti begins

    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti -- African Partnership Flight-Djibouti begins with opening ceremonies on Djibouti Air Base, Djibouti, Feb. 7.The U.S. Air Force will co-host the five-day event with the Djiboutian air force and about 60 Airmen from Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda will participate.African Partnership Flight is the premier program for
  • Airman returns from front lines of fight against Ebola

    Before many volunteers could begin fighting Ebola in West Africa, U.S. Air Force Maj. Francis Obuseh was on the ground in Monrovia, Liberia, paving the way for safe execution of their mission.As an epidemiologist and international health specialist for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Surgeon General's Office, he was tasked with