435th AEW NEWS ARTICLES

  • Keeping up with the conditions: 726th EABS Vehicle Maintenance

    Whether it is a tanker truck fueling aircraft or a forklift transporting cargo, vehicles are a key component to any Air Force mission. In East Africa, harsh weather conditions, rugged terrain and consistent use takes a toll on these vehicles, and when issues arise, it is time to call the mechanics. The 726th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Vehicle Maintenance mechanics service and repair more than 140 Air Force vehicles in the Horn of Africa area of responsibility.
  • Chabelley Airfield’s inaugural Veteran’s Day Ceremony

    U.S. Airmen deployed to the 776th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron stand in formation during the first Veteran’s Day Ceremony held at Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, Nov. 11, 2019. The 776th EABS Airmen held the inaugural ceremony to honor the service members that preceded them, especially the prior service contractors who work on the installation.
  • Airmen help renovate women’s vocational school in Niger

    Airmen deployed to Nigerien Air Base 101 and U.S. Embassy personnel finished remodeling a local women’s vocational school in Niamey, Niger, Oct. 14, 2019.
  • Manda Bay AAFES grand opening

    Airmen assigned to the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron welcomed the first Army and Air Force Exchange Service facility at Camp Simba, Manda Bay, Kenya, Oct. 12, 2019.
  • COMUSAFE-AFAFRICA immersion tour

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean Scott, right, 1st Combat Communications Squadron landing zone safety officer, briefs Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, during an immersion tour at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 23, 2019. During the tour, Harrigian learned about Airmen’s innovations and challenges as well
  • Partnership in Niger: U.S. EOD, Air Advisors train FAN

    Airmen assigned to the 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron instructed Forces Armées Nigeriennes (Nigerien Armed Forces) personnel during a week-long Improvised Explosive Device Awareness Course, here, Oct. 7-11, 2019.
  • 768th EABS Civil Engineer Flight keeps the lights on

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Guillermo Cajigas, 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Power Production and Electrical Systems section lead, secures a new cable for perimeter lighting at Nigerien Air Base 101, Niamey, Niger, Oct. 10, 2019. Civil Engineer Airmen are continually upgrading the base’s infrastructure, improving its security, facilities and
  • 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.
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