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  • 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.
  • African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance Overview

    United States Air Forces Africa (AFAFRICA), along with other U.S. government agencies and 21 African partner nations, participated in an African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) conference in Monrovia, Liberia, November 12 through 15. This year marked the 6th iteration of the AFAFRICA sponsored event, demonstrating the Air Force’s commitment to its African partner nations.
  • Marrakech Air Show 2018 showcases aviation technology, strong enduring ties with Morocco

    Marrakech Air Show 2018 (MAS18) drew hundreds of civilian and military aviation leaders and thousands of public visitors Oct. 24-27 to showcase leadership in aerospace technologies by the U.S., Morocco and other regional partners.
  • 724th EABS vehicle maintainers revive fire truck

    At the edge of the Sahara desert, the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron fire station is manned 24/7, available to assist base personnel at a moment’s notice. In such a remote environment functioning equipment is vital and replacements aren’t easy to come by.
  • African Air Chiefs meet in Morocco to discuss air security across Africa

    Air Chiefs and senior leaders from 28 African air forces along with senior leadership from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa met together for the 8th annual African Air Chiefs Symposium here Oct. 22-23.
  • AFAFRICA commander visits Nigerien AB 201

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa commander, and leaders from U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, 3rd Air Force, and the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing discuss operations at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Oct. 25, 2018. The tour allowed USAFE-AFAFRICA leadership to see progress at the construction
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