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  • AB 201 honors fallen EOD members with memorial workout

    Members deployed to Air Base 201, Niger, completed the 2024 Explosive Ordnance Disposal 137 Memorial Workout Challenge Feb. 23, 2024, in honor of the 137 EOD members who have lost their lives since the beginning of the war on terrorism.

  • Power Pro keeps AB 201 charged, ready

    The Power Production Airmen of the 409th Air Expeditionary Group's Civil Engineer Flight keep our members "charged up" to deliver secure, reliable and flexible power projection platforms to support U.S. Africa Command's objectives in Niger.

  • 406 AEW command chief visits AB 201

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ted Braxton, 406th Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, visited members of the 409th Air Expeditionary Group at Air Base 201, Niger, Jan. 27, 2024.

  • Flight safety BASHes airfield hazards at AB 201

    The 406th AEW Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard, or BASH program helps monitor the airfield environment and aircrew understand potential risks prior to flight operations. BASH wildlife surveys monitor and deter animals that could be a threat to aircraft and the airfield environment.

  • WFMS maintains critical infrastructure at AB 201

    Along with maintaining water storage and delivery systems on AB 201, water and fuel systems maintenance Airmen manage the fuel supply and infrastructure for installation power generators and critical airfield operations to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and other aircraft

  • Deployed Christmas: What the Grinch can’t steal

    It’s no secret that deployment can bring many challenges, no matter someone’s job position, family status or experience. There is often an added level of stress for service members deployed during the holidays, and for those deployed to Air Base 201, this is especially true due to their austere

  • AB 201 honors GUNDAM 22 with memorial ruck

    Airmen, Soldiers and U.S. government civilians assigned to the 409th Air Expeditionary Group participated in an 8-mile memorial ruck Dec. 16 to honor the lives of the eight-member GUNDAM 22 crew lost during the CV-22 Osprey aircraft crash in Japan in late November 2023.