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  • US Air Forces Africa builds partnerships through APF Kenya

    Approximately 120 air force delegates from the U.S., Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda came together for a week of knowledge sharing on personnel recovery topics for this iteration of African Partnership Flight Kenya 2019 held at Laikipia Air Base, Kenya, Aug. 20 - 24.
  • APF Kenya 19: Building Partnerships

    Maj. Anibal Aguirre, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa personnel recovery coordination cell director, shakes hands with Maj. Gen. Francis C. Ogolla, commander of the Kenya air force, following the opening ceremony for African Partnership Flight Kenya 2019 at Laikipia Air Base, Kenya, August 20, 2019. This iteration of APF is focused
  • Air advisors train with Niger Armed Forces at AB201

    Air advisors assigned to the 409th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron conducted training with the Nigerien Armed Forces (French language: Forces Armées Nigeriennes) members on how to clear a building July 10.The training was designed to help the FAN improve their efficiency and security when coming in contact with enemy forces. Additionally, it
  • 409th AEG change of command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Steven P. Bording, 409th Air Expeditionary Group commander, gives his first speech to the group during the change of command ceremony at Air Base 201, Niger, June 28, 2019. After Creer’s remarks, he gave his first salute to the group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • USAFE Band connects cultures during African Partnership Flight Rwanda

    Through music, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band is breaking down cultural barriers and differences in Rwanda.  The USAFE rock band Touch N' Go performed at various locations throughout Rwanda while supporting the African Partnership Flight Rwanda mission taking place from March 4-8, 2019. 
  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band visits HVP Nyanza

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go performed for HVP Nyanza in the Nyanza District, Rwanda, March 5, 2019. The USAFE Band played as part of an outreach event while supporting African Partnership Flight Rwanda 2019. The band uses these events to further increase cultural ties and enhance the people-to-people relationship between the United
  • African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance Overview

    United States Air Forces Africa (AFAFRICA), along with other U.S. government agencies and 21 African partner nations, participated in an African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) conference in Monrovia, Liberia, November 12 through 15. This year marked the 6th iteration of the AFAFRICA sponsored event, demonstrating the Air Force’s commitment to its African partner nations.
  • U.S. Air Force weather team preps for sand storms at Nigerien Air Base 201

    Nigerien Air Base 201 was hit by four sandstorms throughout the last two weeks. A three-man weather team worked around the clock to forecast and notify service members and civilians on base before each storm.
  • Airmen complete African Partnership Flight Senegal

    CAPTAIN ANDALLA CISSÉ AIR BASE, Senegal -- African Partnership Flight Senegal came to an end after a closing ceremony at Captain Andalla Cissé Air Base, Senegal, March 23.
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