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  • Meet USAFE –AFAFRICA newest command chief, CMSgt. Brion Blais

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa mission is best executed when Airmen are developed and cared for, and the new USAFE – AFAFRICA command chief, is here to ensure Airmen can rise to the challenge.“I am honored and humbled for the opportunity to be here in USAFE – AFAFRICA and I am excited to serve the Airmen in this capacity,” said
  • 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
  • A bazaar day at Nigerien Air Base 201

    Airmen assigned to the 409th Air Expeditionary Group and Soldiers assigned to the civil affairs team, hosted a bazaar at Nigerien Air Base 201, June 30, 2019.The bazaar brought in 43 vendors from the local community of Agadez to sell goods to U.S. military members which spent a total of $19,011, crushing the previous bazaar’s $12,433.“It is one
  • 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)
  • Triple Nickels kick-off exercise African Lion 2019 with a roar

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing and Royal Moroccan Air Force conduct F-16 aviation training during exercise African Lion 2019, March 25-April 3, 2019, at Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco.
  • 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. 
  • African Partnership Flight Rwanda concludes, connecting militaries through safety

    The African Partnership Flight Rwanda concluded with a closing ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, March 8, 2019. Hosted by U.S. Air Forces Africa and the Rwanda Defence Force, the weeklong event allowed 45 air force delegates from Rwanda, Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, and Zambia to learn from and share ideas with each other and the U.S. Air Force about their safety programs, particularly flight.
  • 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 Partnership Flight kicks off in Rwanda

    U.S. Air Forces Africa along with the Rwanda Defence Force kicked off African Partnership Flight Rwanda here during an opening ceremony. The weeklong event is the first of its kind in Rwanda and being hosted by the U.S. Air Force and the Rwanda Defence Force.
  • 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.
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