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  • 10th African Partnership Flight kicks off in Burkina Faso

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Airmen helped kicked off African Partnership Flight in Burkina Faso this week, taking part in an opening ceremony and cultural tour with participating nations.“We are really excited, this is our 10th African Partnership Flight we have conducted over the past five years,” said Col. Ric Trimillos,
  • African Partnership Flight begins April 17 in Burkina Faso

    Approximately 25 Airmen from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa will be participating in African Partnership Flight, Burkina Faso, alongside the participating nations of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, with observers from Cote d’Ivoire and Morocco, April 17-21.
  • USAFE Band performs for Airmen at Nigerien Air Base 201

    Members of the United States Air Forces in Europe Band ensemble, Touch ‘n Go, performed for Airmen and members of the Forces Armées Nigeriennes at Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, March 10, 2017.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA welcomes new command chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Phillip L. Easton was selected as the new U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief master sergeant.
  • Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya

    KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
  • AFCEC engineer works to bring clean water to rural Uganda

    Chlorine production through salt water, electrodes and a car battery. It’s a simple technology that one AFCEC engineer hopes will soon have a life-changing impact on a people.Six months ago, April Whitbeck, a program manager at AFCEC’s European Store Front at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, took a volunteer trip to Uganda to help bring clean water to a
  • 17th EAF commander visits ISR Airmen in Africa

    During a three day trip, Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, visited Airmen in Europe and Africa who support the Air Force's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. This was Clark's first visit to NAS Sigonella, Niamey and Agadez as 17th EAF commander.
  • AFRICOM leaders discuss future during symposium

    Approximately 300 U.S. service members and other personnel from the U.S. Africa Command attended the annual Regional Synchronization Working Group symposium kickoff Nov. 14, here. U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander, AFRICOM, gave the opening remarks for the conference.
  • Clark takes command of 3rd Air Force

    Lt. Gen. Timothy Ray, 3rd Air Force commander, relinquishes command to Lt. Gen. Richard Clark on Oct. 21.