435th AEW NEWS ARTICLES

  • 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
  • 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.
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