435th AEW NEWS ARTICLES

  • 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)
  • U.S. deployed Defenders conquer CQB course in Niger

    U.S. Air Force 409th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Response Force team members deployed to Nigerien Air Base 201 conduct building clearing procedures during a close quarters battle refresher course in Agadez, Niger, Feb. 5, 2020. During the course, the Defenders brushed up on the fundamentals of weapon manipulation, room clearing, and
  • Nigerien Air Base 201 personnel compete in 5K color run

    Color run participants pose for a photo after completing the event at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Feb. 2, 2020. More than 30 runners and volunteers participated in the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)
  • Local Nigeriens meets with U.S. Air Force, Army personnel to improve language skills

    Members of the local English Discussion Group talk with U.S. military personnel at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Feb. 1, 2020. Invited on base by members of the U.S. Army 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Civil Affairs Team 219, the group continually improves their language skills by talking to native English speakers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech.
  • NYPD to TACP: Tech. Sgt. Bill Reed

    From the NYPD to TACP, a New Jersey Air National Guardsman and police detective deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, provides the link between ground units and air assets in East Africa.
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