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  • 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
  • Ebola Facts

    Though the Ebola outbreak of 2014 is almost completely isolated to Africa, it has been documented by the World Health Organization as the largest, most complex spread since 1976, with case fatality rates varying from 25 to 90 percent.Below is information and prevenitive measures on EbolaKey facts· Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola
  • Ramstein launches first C-130J flight to assist Ebola outbreak efforts

    Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron here loaded a C-130J Super Hercules with needed supplies and launched their first mission Oct. 7 to West Africa in support of Operation UNITED ASSISTANCE.The team of Airmen flying with the aircraft made stops in Spain, Senegal and Liberia, which is one of the most heavily affected areas of the Ebola outbreak in
  • Ramstein jet draws crowds as part of total force team at AAD14

    Hundreds of thousands people from all over the world gathered in line to see a C-130J Super Hercules from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on display at the Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo here Sept. 20-21.The nine-Airman crew from the C-130J was part of a total-force team of Guard, Reserve and active-duty Soldiers and Airmen. A C-17 Globemaster III