435th AEW NEWS ARTICLES

  • USAF Security Forces Interoperability with Kenyan Forces

    Airmen assigned to the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron at Camp Simba Manda Bay, Kenya work together with the Kenyan Military Forces for joint training and off-base security patrols to further their interoperability and keep the area secure.
  • Donation from the Heart

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Anna Christensen, Air Base 201, Agadez, Niger, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron urgent care clinic officer in-charge, along with the rest of her medical team, helped donate food supplies to local orphans in Agadez City, June 19, 2020.
  • Chaplain Earns Distinguished Air Force Award

    The 435th Air Expeditionary Wing and the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing chaplain, Chaplain (Maj.) Mark Hunsinger, earned the 2019 Military Chaplains Association Distinguished Service Award while serving at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • SAPR: 15 Years of Support for Service Members

    You never thought you could feel so powerless…so numb. There’s a moment after the shock wears off where you think to yourself; did that really just happen to me? Why would someone do this? Someone you know, someone you thought you could trust. You try to make up excuses of why it can’t be real and how you embellished the story because you don’t want to remember every detail of what happened. You don’t want to picture it in your head when you go to work or go out with your friends. You try so hard to forget about it, yet, everything you see throughout the day reminds you of that moment. The moment you felt powerless. The moment you felt numb.
  • U.S. air advisors train Forces Armées Nigeriennes members

    Forces Armées Nigeriennes (Niger Armed Forces) personnel graduated from a small unit tactics and operations course facilitated by U.S. Air Force air advisors during a ceremony at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Feb. 13, 2020.
  • U.S. Airmen deliver protective barriers to National Guard of Niger

    U.S. Airmen deployed to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Civil Engineer Flight and National Guard of Niger personnel pose for a photo after the Airmen delivered several defensive barriers to help fortify the National Guard of Niger’s compound in Agadez, Niger, Feb. 10, 2020. The barriers not only strengthened the compound but the
  • Preserving the power: Airmen maintain generators in Niger

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Devin Kerns, left, and Staff Sgt. Christopher Khamphady, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron electrical power production technicians, pose for a photo after completing a 400-hour preventative maintenance inspection for a basic expeditionary airfield resources power unit at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Feb. 11, 2020.
  • U.S. Civil Engineer Airmen expand fitness facilities by 50 percent at Nigerien Air Base 201

    U.S. Airmen deployed to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Civil Engineer Flight stand under an outdoor fitness facility after finishing its construction at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Feb. 13, 2020. The facility adds around 50 percent more space and equipment for deployed personnel to maintain and improve their fitness levels. (U.S. Air
  • U.S. military, FAN personnel challenge local Agadez soccer team to exhibition match

    Deployed U.S. military personnel and Forces Armées Nigeriennes (Niger Armed Forces) members from Nigerien Air Base 201 teamed up to face a local soccer club during an exhibition match in Agadez, Niger, Feb. 8, 2020.
  • Deployed Airmen tackle Firefighter Functional Fitness Friday in Niger

    Deployed U.S. Airmen pose for a photo after completing the first Firefighter Functional Fitness Friday at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Feb. 7, 2020. Open to all, the fitness training gives personnel across the base a chance to participate in a rigorous firefighter workout regimen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)
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