435th AEW NEWS ARTICLES

  • 435th AEW, AGOW collaborate in Mozambique disaster relief

    Airmen assigned to the 435th Contingency Response Group and 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron combined their capabilities to provide disaster relief to those affected by Cyclone Idai, March 24 to April 13.The air operation delivered approximately 1.8 million pounds of relief supplies provided by U.S. Agency for International Development,
  • A day in the life: 75th EAS

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin Pall, 75th Air Expeditionary Squadron loadmaster, review his manual for a C-130J Super Hercules, East Africa, Djibouti, Feb. 17, 2019. The 75th EAS provides tactical airlift to support and sustain units across Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Coleman)
  • 82nd ERQS AFE: packed and ready

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley, 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, uses cotton webbing to tie secure connector links at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 12, 2019. AFE airmen are responsible for the maintenance and preparation of the parachutes, routinely ensuring each is serviceable for operations in East
  • 75th EAS preps to deliver supplies in East Africa

    The 75th EAS provides tactical, medical and disaster relief airlift capabilities across Africa.
  • 870th AES fire station receives new truck

    The 870th Air Expeditionary Squadron fire department and military community took part in a decades-old tradition and pushed a fire truck into its new home during a ceremony here Feb. 8.
  • 724th EABS CE flight prepares for mobile air traffic control tower

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyler Whitley, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron heavy equipment operator, grades a ramp at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Oct. 18, 2018. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Civil Engineer Flight is responsible for sustainment and maintenance of the base and readying the base for flying operations. (U.S. Air
  • 724th EABS vehicle maintainers revive fire truck

    At the edge of the Sahara desert, the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron fire station is manned 24/7, available to assist base personnel at a moment’s notice. In such a remote environment functioning equipment is vital and replacements aren’t easy to come by.
  • AFAFRICA commander visits Nigerien AB 201

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa commander, and leaders from U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, 3rd Air Force, and the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing discuss operations at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Oct. 25, 2018. The tour allowed USAFE-AFAFRICA leadership to see progress at the construction
  • U.S. military donates desks, school supplies to Agadez primary school

    Approximately 300 desks were delivered to Misrata Primary School as part of a donation coordinated by U.S. Army Civil Affairs Team 203 at Nigerien Air Base 201 Oct. 23.
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