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  • 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.
  • 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.
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