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  • Woodward reflects on AFAFRICA's success

    Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward has been taking time from her whirlwind schedule lately to reflect on the achievements of her unit and her time at Ramstein. With the pending inactivation of the 17th Air Force (Air Forces Africa) April 20, the general has kept up the command's obligations as the air component for U.S. Africa Command, visiting Ghana,
  • Aeroexpo ends, friendship continues

    Aeroexpo Marrakech 2012 ended April 7 with an open day at which the general public had the opportunity to see aerial demonstrations, aircraft static displays and tour inside a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules.Airmen at the expo were pleased to give the Moroccan people and others in attendance the chance to view an American aircraft from loading
  • Morocco, Utah partner at Aeroexpo Marrakech

    The 191st Air Refueling Squadron of Utah's Air National Guard is in Morocco with a KC-135 Stratotanker supporting Aeroexpo Marrakech 2012 here, April 4-7.The Utah National Guard is paired with Morocco in the State Partnership Program, which was established in 1993 to build partnerships with allied nations and promote interoperability."The
  • US forces establish security, friendships at Aeroexpo

    Members of the 818th Contingency Response Group security forces team and security augmentees hit the flightline with the Royal Moroccan armed forces to ensure the safety and security of U.S. aircraft at the Aeroexpo Marrakech here. "We came down here early to establish a secure area for the aircraft and get a leg up on security for the show," said
  • US Air Force participates in Marrakech Aeroexpo, strengthens bonds

    U.S. Air Forces Africa is participating in the third biennial Marrakech Aeroexpo here April 4-7 to strengthen the partnerships with Morocco and more than 15 other participating nations.About 400 exhibitors from the civil and military aviation communities will have the opportunity to display their particular capabilities and technology to the 50,000
  • African Partnership Flight 12-2 ready for take-off

    A C-130 from the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing stationed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany landed here March 7, 2012 in support of U.S. Air Forces Africa inaugural African Partnership Flight event.African Partnership Flight 12-2 is a two-week military-to-military multilateral and regional engagement event designed to enhance African partner
  • Air Forces Africa Commander visits Ugandan Air Force

    U.S. Air Forces Africa Commander Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward led a senior leader engagement to this east African nation Dec. 12-14, emphasizing the importance of supporting a "regional leader and valued partner.""Uganda is one of our key partners in Africa and has established itself as a regional leader with its work to resolve conflicts, and
  • African Partnership Flight

    More than 70 Airmen and a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules are traveling to Accra, Ghana, Mar. 10-24 to participate in a first-time flying program designed to promote U.S. and African partnerships regionally.Approximately 160 students from Nigeria, Senegal, Togo and Benin will meet in their neighboring country of Ghana to participate in African
  • Team Ramstein supports AFRICOM, transports wounded Libyans

    Four seriously wounded Libyan fighters were evacuated from Tripoli, Libya and transported here Oct. 29.At the request of the Department of State, U.S. Africa Command was directed by the Secretary of Defense to support the humanitarian relief effort in Libya by aeromedically transporting more than 30 wounded Libyans to medical facilities in Europe