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  • Air advisors train with Niger Armed Forces at AB201

    Air advisors assigned to the 409th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron conducted training with the Nigerien Armed Forces (French language: Forces Armées Nigeriennes) members on how to clear a building July 10.The training was designed to help the FAN improve their efficiency and security when coming in contact with enemy forces. Additionally, it
  • A bazaar day at Nigerien Air Base 201

    Airmen assigned to the 409th Air Expeditionary Group and Soldiers assigned to the civil affairs team, hosted a bazaar at Nigerien Air Base 201, June 30, 2019.The bazaar brought in 43 vendors from the local community of Agadez to sell goods to U.S. military members which spent a total of $19,011, crushing the previous bazaar’s $12,433.“It is one
  • 409th AEG change of command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Steven P. Bording, 409th Air Expeditionary Group commander, gives his first speech to the group during the change of command ceremony at Air Base 201, Niger, June 28, 2019. After Creer’s remarks, he gave his first salute to the group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • APORA 2019

    The U.S. Africa Command hosted the 7th Semi-Annual African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance conference May 20-23 in Kigali, Rwanda, to provide African partner nations regional training and exercise planning to prevent, detect and respond to emerging infectious diseases.
  • 435th CTS restores WWII memorial in France

    Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron applied their skills to restore a WWII memorial, April 30.The memorial is home to an engine that belonged to an aircraft shot down by enemy forces during D-Day. After years of weathering, the case surrounding the engine lost its clarity and made it very difficult to see the monument.Before
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian took command of both U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa and Allied Air Command from Gen. Tod D. Wolters during a ceremony here May 1.
  • The Bloody Hundredth fuels exercise African Lion 2019

    U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, refueled Air Force and Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16s during exercise African Lion 2019 from April 1-4 over the skies of Morocco.
  • Triple Nickels kick-off exercise African Lion 2019 with a roar

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing and Royal Moroccan Air Force conduct F-16 aviation training during exercise African Lion 2019, March 25-April 3, 2019, at Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco.
  • 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.
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