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  • First C-17 Withdrawal Flight Departs from Niger

    This flight exemplifies the productive cooperation between the U.S. and Nigerien forces through the Joint Disengagement Commission, which is tasked with overseeing and coordinating the orderly and safe withdrawal of U.S. forces from Niger.

  • Two generations, one mission

    As Tyler navigates his military career and has aspirations of one day following in his fathers footsteps of becoming an aviator, his father appreciates the time he’s gotten to spend leading his team and son during what will be his last of seven deployments.

  • Airmen in Niger resilient amid extended deployments

    Amid ongoing discussions between U.S. and Nigerien officials on the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Niger, approximately 900 U.S. military members and civilian employees remain ready at Air Bases 101 and 201 in Niamey and Agadez, respectively, to facilitate the bases’ orderly withdrawal.

  • Deployment reunites 75th EAS member with family after 16 years

    Motivated by his mother's aspirations for better opportunities in the United States, Richard relocated permanently to Rockford, Illinois, at the age of 10, then later attended Pennsylvania State University, majoring in Aerospace Engineering while his mother and brother remained in Ghana.

  • 82nd ERQS participates in Exercise Bull Shark 24-2

    During the semi-annual exercise, which focuses on strengthening partnerships and reinforcing crisis response capabilities in a combined joint environment, the coalition of forces conducted personnel recovery crisis response interoperability training to include water hoist considerations, swift water

  • 406th AEW establishes regional command post, streamlines C2 operations

    As the focal point for commanders across the wing, the new regional operations center is anticipated to reduce facility and equipment costs, enhance the flow of information and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of C2 operations within the U.S. Air Forces Africa AOR.

  • VMM-261 ‘Raging Bulls’ supports 449th AEG

    The 449th AEG relies on the various skills and equipment from its sister services across seven tenant units at Camp Lemonnier. One such unit in particular, the U.S. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261, or VMM-261 (REIN), has played a key role in enabling the 449th AEG’s operations.

  • SERE specialists sharpen FAD’s land navigation skills

    The U.S. Air Force's Joint Personnel Recovery Center at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, instructed members of the Armed Forces of Djibouti Batallion d’intervention rapide (Rapid Intervention Battalion, or BIR) on land navigation skills March 21, 2024, at Ali Ouney, Djibouti. 

  • AB 201 bazaar supports Agadez community

    Local Agadez artisans earned a collective 7.5 million West African Francs (about $13,000) during a general bazaar at Air Base 201, hosted by the 409th Air Expeditionary Group on March 2. As the first bazaar of the year, the event hosted 45 vendors from the community, nearly twice as many who

  • USMC ‘Elvis’ provides hoist platform for 82nd ERQS

    U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron practiced tactical insertion techniques with U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey counterparts at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 13, 2024.