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  • JPRC teaches SERE skills to Djiboutian Coast Guard

    Leading up to Exercise Bull Shark, a biannual exercise that tests water rescue teams on their ability to extract an injured person from the sea in a hostile environment, members of the U.S. Air Fore Joint Personnel Recovery Center taught Survive, Evade, Resist, and Escape (SERE) skills to members of

  • AB 201 exercises response to vehicle-borne IEDs

    At AB 201 in Niger, Quick Response Force members and Explosive Ordnance Disposal conducted Vehicle-Born Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) response training to enhance readiness for countering and mitigating transnational threats and violent extremist organizations in the region.

  • USAF conducts joint hoist training with EARF, USMC

    U.S. Airmen with the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, partnered with U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers from the East Africa Response Force and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (VMM-261) for routine hoist training using MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft Nov. 2, 2023.

  • AB 201 exercises vehicle extrication with QRF and rescue specialists

    The 409th Air Expeditionary Group at Air Base 201 in Niger conducted a vehicle extrication training exercise. As the only security forces squadron in Africa, the 409th ESFS’ primary mission is to secure, protect and defend Air Force assets, personnel and resources.