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  • 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
  • USAFE band player discovers family history on Memorial Day

    "My entire family always wondered what happened to him,” said Senior Airman Colby Fahrenbacher, referring to his great-uncle who went missing in World War II. “I always looked for his name whenever I played a memorial.”Fahrenbacher, a tuba player in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, grew up hearing stories about his great-uncle Merle Noffsinger,
  • Largest ever African Air Chiefs Symposium focuses on mobility

    Air chiefs from 26 nations gathered here May 9-13 for the largest African Air Chiefs Symposium in its six-year history.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA names new command chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright was selected as the new U. S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief master sergeant.
  • AFRICAN LION 16: Airmen visit Moroccan counterparts for major exercise

    From April 17 to 27, 2016, the U.S. Air Force along with other U.S. military branches, and Moroccan Royal Armed Forces, joined with 10 other nations in the Kingdom of Morocco for the annual exercise AFRICAN LION 2016.  This is the second year the U.S. Air Force has participated in the exercise.  Air Force involvement helps to educate the joint and
  • Total Force supports AFRICIAN LION 16

    More than 30 U.S. Air Force active duty Airmen, Reservists and Air Guardsmen from across 12 different bases traveled to the Kingdom of Morocco to participate in the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa and Kingdom of Morocco-led,  combined and joint exercise AFRICIAN LION 16.The annual exercise brought together more than 700 service members