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  • USAFE Band rocks out with Senegalese music students

    DAKAR, Senegal -- Music transcends both differences in culture and language barriers. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band shared their love of music with students attending the National School of the Arts in Dakar, Senegal, March 21.
  • African Partnership Flight Senegal kicks off

    CAPTAIN ANDALLA CISSÉ AIR BASE, Senegal -- African Partnership Flight Senegal kicked off after an opening ceremony at Captain Andalla Cissé Air Base, Senegal, March 19.
  • RAF Mildenhall supports AFRICOM

    The 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron deployment and distribution flight here, put together a cargo deployment function to send to Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, March 10, 2018. The CDF was comprised of almost 10,000 pounds of equipment to aid in continuing support of U.S. Africa Command.
  • NCO inspires Airmen to strive, regardless of skin color

    One deployed Airman from Nigerien Air Base 201 speaks out to Airmen about how he doesn’t use his skin color as a justification for not reaching his goals in the military. Instead, he uses a “hard knock life” mentality to mentor his Airmen, regardless of their skin color, gender, or social upbringing, to work hard for what they want in their careers.
  • Airmen, Agadez civic leaders build partnership

    Nigerien civic leaders, regional security officials, religious leaders and media reporters from the Agadez region, met with U.S. and Nigerien military leaders from the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron during a tour of Nigerien Air Base 201, Feb. 21. The purpose of the visit was to educate local leaders and demystify concerns the local community may have about the construction projects on base.
  • Ramstein welcomes Senegal Air Force leadership

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa met with a delegation from the Senegal Air Force, Feb. 16, 2018.
  • Airmen save missing child, sharpen interoperability

    Recently, an 822nd Expeditionary Base Defense Squadron security forces patrol team collaborated with local military members to rescue a two-year-old girl, after being notified by local villagers that she was lost near Nigerien Air Base 201. “She simply wandered away from the village in the late evening hours,” said Chief Master Sgt. Rick A. Schlachter, 822nd EBDS Security Forces manager. “By village we're literally talking mud and stick huts in the middle of the desert.”
  • 635th MMS Assists Chadian Air Force to overcome windstorm damage to aircraft

    Airmen from 635th Material Maintenance Squadron, Holloman Air Force Base deployed to N'Djamena on Jan. 7, 2018, to assist the Chadian Air Force to erect maintenance shelters and provide maintenance training for their critical aircraft.
  • Partnership Flight Symposium enhances cooperation between 13 countries

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa hosted the first-ever Partnership Flight Symposium combining both African and European military aeromedical teams Jan. 16-19 here.
  • Ohio works with State Partner Serbia, Angola during trilateral medical exercise

    Airmen and Soldiers of the Ohio National Guard and Serbian Armed Forces arrived here Dec. 8 for PAMBALA 2017, a two-phase trilateral medical engagement, and the welcome, not to mention the weather, couldn’t be warmer.