• 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
  • AB201 civil engineers build classrooms for Agadez villages

    Nigeriens pose for a photo in front of a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • 409th Air Expeditionary Group Change of Command 2019

    U.S. Air Force Col. Steven P. Bording, 409th Air Expeditionary Group commander, gives his first speech to the group during the change of command ceremony at Air Base 201, Niger, June 28, 2019. After Creer’s remarks, he gave his first salute to the group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • 82nd ERQS jumps with French for 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    A French service member descends to a drop zone after a free-fall near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free-fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen
  • 75th EAS Airmen send off cargo in East Africa

    An air operations member loads luggage onto a C-130J Super Hercules with the help of 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron Airmen at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 5, 2019. The 75th EAS provides support in medical evacuations, disaster relief, humanitarian and airdrop operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
  • 449th Air Expeditionary Group Change of Command 2019

    U.S. Air Force Col. Keith Crawford, right, relinquishes command of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group with Brig. Gen. Michael T. Rawls, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 435th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 8, 2019.
  • 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