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  • Tongo Tongo Memorial Challenge

    The 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron and 724th EABS hosted memorial challenges to honor four U.S. Soldiers Oct. 4 at Nigerien Air Base 101, Niamey, Niger, and Nigerien Air Base 201, Agadez, Niger respectively.
  • U.S. Airmen strengthen relationships in South Africa

    Members of the United States Air Forces Europe – Air Forces Africa and the New York Air National Guard received a warm welcome from the South African National Defence Force at the African Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 18, Waterkloof Air Force Base, South Africa, Sept. 19-23.
  • USAFE, South African Army bands partner at AADE 18

    Members of the United States Air Forces in Europe Band and South African Army Band perform during the African Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 18 opening ceremony, Sept. 19, 2018, Waterkloof Air Force Base, South Africa. The exhibition provides a unique opportunity for the U.S. to showcase military personnel and equipment while promoting strong
  • Military run 9/11 Memorial 5K at Nigerien Air Base 101

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Jones, 786th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron RF transmission systems journeyman, passes the halfway point during the 9/11 Memorial Run at Nigerien Air Base 101, Niamey, Niger, Sept. 11, 2018. About 85 U.S. Air Force, Navy, Army, as well as Italian, French, German military members participated in a 5K. (U.S. Air
  • Strengthening relationships for a safe and stable Africa

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and airmen from seven African partner nations concluded the African Partnership Flight held at Ramstein Air Base, Aug. 6-10.
  • U.S. Air Force weather team preps for sand storms at Nigerien Air Base 201

    Nigerien Air Base 201 was hit by four sandstorms throughout the last two weeks. A three-man weather team worked around the clock to forecast and notify service members and civilians on base before each storm.
  • Association of African Air Forces continues to grow, foster cooperation among U.S. and partner nations

    Three years since its inception, the Association of African Air Forces continues to build steam as a dynamic force for cooperation and stability on the African continent. A voluntary, non-political organization, the association focuses on the exchange of experiences and ideas, as well as collaborative efforts to support air operations across Africa. Through the forum, African partner nations are increasingly stepping up to confront collective challenges such as human suffering, poaching, violent extremism, and drug trafficking.
  • US participates in exercise African Lion

    BEN GUERIR AIR BASE, Morocco -- The U.S. military, the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces and eight other nations gathered in the Kingdom of Morocco participate in Exercise AFRICAN LION 18.
  • Exercise African Lion kicks off with roaring success

    Kaiserslautern Military Community Airmen and Soldiers teamed up with Royal Moroccan Armed Forces for Exercise African Lion 18, April 16-27 nearby Kenitra Air Base, Morocco.
  • Airmen complete African Partnership Flight Senegal

    CAPTAIN ANDALLA CISSÉ AIR BASE, Senegal -- African Partnership Flight Senegal came to an end after a closing ceremony at Captain Andalla Cissé Air Base, Senegal, March 23.