435th AEW NEWS ARTICLES

  • Faces of the wing: Part III

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gary Yates, 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron air operations noncommissioned officer in charge, poses with a fish he caught at a pier near Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 29, 2019. Yates is responsible for managing incoming and outgoing cargo and passengers between Camp Simba and other military installations within the area of
  • 75th EAS delivers cargo to 475th EABS

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alek Gorohoff, 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, downloads cargo at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 26, 2019. The 75th EAS provided airlift while the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron operated vehicles to download the cargo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • Camp Simba conducts inaugural flag ceremony

    Airmen assigned to the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron conducted a flag-raising ceremony at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 26, 2019. The 475th EABS raised the flag for the first time since the base operating support-integrator (BOS-I) mission started in 2017, signifying the change from tactical to enduring operations.
  • 435th AEW CC conducts immersion tour in Africa

    U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel C. Clayton, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing commander, speaks with Airmen assigned to the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 30, 2019. Clayton asked the Airmen what they needed to execute the mission more effectively and opened up the meeting for any
  • 475th EABS firefighters host training with Kenya Navy

    Firefighters assigned to the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron hosted a training circuit with the Kenya Navy here, Aug. 29, 2019.Airmen designed the training to build upon the established partnership between the two nations by enforcing teamwork and endurance while enhancing technical proficiency.“I like that we’re doing these things for our
  • 435th AGOW and 435th AEW assumption of command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel C. Clayton, right, assumes command of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 435th Air Expeditionary Wing, from Maj. Gen. John M. Wood, Third Air Force commander, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 16, 2019. The two wings provide battlefield and expeditionary Airmen to combatant commanders, and are capable of
  • Limited VFR operations begin at Nigerien Air Base 201

    A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, lands at Nigerien Air Base 201, Agadez, Niger, Aug. 3, 2019. This was the first C-130 to land at Air Base 201, marking the beginning of limited Visual Flight Rules operations at the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • 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
  • Kickin' it with Nigeriens

    U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Alex Ferrero, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron security forces member, jumps into the arms of Senior Airman Lexis French, 724th EABS service flight member, after scoring a goal during a soccer game against the Nassara Athletic Club Women’s Soccer Team at the Agadez Sports Stadium in Agadez, Niger, July 5,
  • 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 the base, June 30.The bazaar brought in 43 vendors from the local community of Agadez to sell goods to 226 U.S. military members, of which spent a total of $19,011, crushing the previous bazaar’s $12,433.“It is one important
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