• 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.
  • U.S. volunteers renovate Djiboutian village soccer field

    U.S. military service members deployed to East Africa and local villagers commemorated the completion of an extensive soccer field renovation during a grand opening ceremony in the village of Chabelley, Dec. 30, 2019.
  • SecAF visits service members deployed to Nigerien Air Base 201

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett traveled to Agadez, Niger, to meet and thank personnel deployed to Nigerien Air Base 201 during the holidays, Dec. 21-22.
  • U.S. Army Civil Affairs Team hosts first ever dental hygiene course in Tsakatalam Village

    For the youth in the Agadez region of Niger, good dental hygiene habits are unknown practices. To combat this, Soldiers and Airmen partnered with local health professionals and dignitaries to teach Nigerien children the importance of oral health.
  • 819th Expeditionary RED HORSE construction at Nigerien Air Base 201

    The 819th Expeditionary Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer team stands in formation at the construction site of a new hangar at Nigerien Air Base 201, Niger, Dec. 16, 2019. In Niger, deployed RED HORSE teams are continually improving base infrastructure and building new facilities for current and future missions.
  • U.S. service members deployed to Nigerien Air Base 201 build classroom for local students

    School children stand outside an older classroom in the village of Tadress, Niger, Dec. 12, 2019. Coordinated by members of the U.S. Army 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion CAT 219, Airmen deployed to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Civil Engineer Flight, Nigerien Air Base 201, constructed a new classroom for the students. In Niger, a teacher
  • Brig. Gen. Jolly visits Nigerien Air Base 201

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Ronald Jolly, left, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa director of logistics, engineering and force protection, speaks with Col. Jonathan Creer, 409th Air Expeditionary Group commander, at Nigerien Air Base 201, Agadez, Niger, Dec. 11, 2019. During his visit to the continent, Jolly traveled across West Africa
  • Defenders of Nigerien AB 201: the 409th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron

    The 409th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron’s Raptor 1 and 2 pose for a photo during their perimeter patrol at Nigerien Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, Dec. 9, 2019. The 409th ESFS vigilantly defend the base and its assets through constant patrols, vehicle inspections and the vetting of all personnel working on the installation. (U.S. Air Force
  • Funding the future: 726th EABS Finance and Contracting

    Last fiscal year, the 726th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron’s Finance and Contracting Airmen executed more than $22 million, sustaining and building U.S. Air Force missions at three locations across East Africa.