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  • Airmen entertain youth at Africa's largest air show

    Airmen and Soldiers, including the United States Air Forces in Europe jazz band, Wings of Dixie, participated in the Youth Development Program at Africa's largest air show, the Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo 2014. Throughout the five-day event, the program brought thousands of students to Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, to learn about various
  • USAFE Band, Wings of Dixie plays, teaches music in South Africa

    Their eyes lit up in excitement as the rest of the Airmen entered the room. It was the first time they had ever seen U.S. military members poised at the ready; except these Airmen weren't equipped with weapons, they were armed with music.The U.S. Air Forces in Europe jazz band, Wings of Dixie, gave nearly 150 music students a treat that would have
  • Airmen, Soldiers participate in opening day of aerospace trade expo in South Africa

    A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers took part in the opening day activities of the Africa Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2014 Sept. 17, 2014, in South Africa 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
  • USAFE Jazz Band plays at cooperation symposium in Africa

    The six-member U.S. Air Forces in Europe's Wings of Dixie jazz band played two hours of music here Sept. 16, 2014, during the U.S, South Africa Border Surveillance Technology Cooperation Symposium. The band is scheduled to play many events while in South Africa in support of the Africa Aerospace and Defence Expo 2014. In addition to the Air Force
  • Total force touches down

    A New York Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster III carrying U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers, including the Golden Knights parachute demonstration team, arrived at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, South Africa, Sept. 15, 2014, to participate in the Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo 2014.
  • African air chiefs discuss progress, set expectations

    The 4th Annual African Air Chiefs Symposium came to a close here Sept. 11. "I think the conversations have been robust and they have been substantive, and in my opinion have been fruitful," said Lt. General Darryl Roberson, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander.The attending African air chiefs drew continuity from past events to
  • 4th Annual African Air Chiefs Symposium begins

    Military leaders of 17 African nations and the United States have gathered for the fourth annual African Air Chiefs Symposium to discuss air force capabilities and important regional issues. The commander of U.S. Air Forces Africa, Gen. Frank Gorenc, attended last year's event and was on hand to deliver opening remarks to start the symposium."We
  • PRESS RELEASE: African Air Chiefs Symposium 2014

    The Cameroon air force, in partnership with U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, will co-host the African Air Chiefs Symposium here from Sept. 9 to 11. Air Chiefs from 17 countries will attend, including; Cameroon, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo,
  • APF ends with graduation

    A large crowd of dignitaries and 55 Airmen from six African nations as well as 17 U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to either U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces Africa or Air Mobility Command took part in the African Partnership Flight Mauritania graduation ceremony Sept. 4, 2014, at Atar Airbase.The week-long training event brought Airmen