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  • Europe & Africa: The fascinating challenge

    Lt. Gen. Timothy Ray, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, will relinquish command to Lt. Gen. Richard Clark on Oct. 21. During his 15 months here, Ray experienced one of the most turbulent times in Europe.
  • COMUSAFE introduces command priorities

    Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, outlined his priorities and focus areas for the command during an interview at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 4.
  • APF Ghana builds trust, relationships and interoperability

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and twelve African partner nations concluded an African Partnership Flight in Ghana Sept. 16.Co-hosted by U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa and the Ghanaian air force, the five-day event brought together air forces from around Africa."APF is really unique because it’s a military-to-military event. Typically,
  • Total Force: Building partnerships in Africa

    More than 100,000 people came out to the Africa Aerospace and Defence Expo at Waterkloof Air Force Base, South Africa, Sept. 14-18.The U.S. Air Force called upon its total force of Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command and active duty Airmen to support the bi-annual event at the request of the U.S. Embassy in South Africa.Attendees had the
  • USAF on display at Africa Aerospace, Defence Expo

    A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen took part in the opening day activities of the Africa Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2016 in South Africa, Sept. 14, as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the partnership between the two nations.The total force helped to open the first day of the event, held at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • African Partnership Flight commences in Ghana

    Approximately 50 U.S. personnel along with 100 Ghanaian and partner nation military participants were welcomed to African Partnership Flight in Ghana during an opening ceremony, Sept. 12."I would like to welcome the men and women from our sister African countries and the U. S. Air Force to the air force base Accra," said Maxwell Nagai, Ghanaian air
  • Wolters takes command of USAFE, AFAFRICA, Allied Air Command

    Gen. Tod Wolters took command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, U.S. Air Forces Africa and Allied Air Command from Gen. Frank Gorenc during a ceremony here Aug. 11.
  • African Partnership Flight Kenya comes to a close

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and defense force members from Kenya and Uganda concluded training for the first-ever African Partnership Flight in Kenya here June 29, 2016.
  • Airmen work with partner nations to improve proficiency during APF Kenya

    LAIKIPIA AIR BASE, Kenya—Participants of African Partnership Flight Kenya concluded classroom training this week here June 24, 2016. Several of the course topics included personnel recovery command and control, combat search and rescue terminal planning, survival and evasion tactics, tactical combat casualty care, airfield security and base defense, aircraft maintenance.
  • African Partnership Flight Kenya kicks off

    The opening ceremonies for the first African Partnership Flight in Kenya commenced here, June 21. More than 50 U.S. Air Force Airmen along with participants from the Kenyan and Ugandan defense forces were welcomed by Robert Godec, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and Raychelle Omamo, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Defense.“Ladies and gentlemen it is a great