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  • US Air Forces Africa builds partnerships through APF Kenya

    The U.S. instructors came from multiple commands throughout the U.S. Air Force to help facilitate knowledge sharing and best practice exchanges among Eastern African militaries.
  • AFRICOM holds annual Command Surgeon Synchronization Conference

    U.S. Africa Command hosted the annual Command Surgeon Synchronization Conference, May 28-30, at the AFRICOM Special Events Center.
  • USAFRICOM hosts APORA 2019

    The AFRICOM-facilitated program promotes an exchange of best practices between 27 African nations and representatives from U.S. government agencies to increase communication, discuss ongoing challenges, identify gaps and needs and promote regional stability and security.
  • AF’s newest Herc joins Ramstein AB fleet

    A new model C-130J Super Hercules arrived at Ramstein Air Base Dec. 4, 2017, as part of a rotational process to upgrade existing aircraft.
  • Around the Air Force: Nov 16

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – On this look around the Air Force, AFRICOM hosted senior enlisted leaders from 20 African partner nations for the first-ever Africa Senior Enlisted Leader Conference, and repairs at Muniz ANG Base, Puerto Rico are underway following hurricane damage. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Jasmine Vanderheyden.For previous
  • Camp Lemonnier to increase air traffic safety with new radar system

    The Air Force began construction on a new AN/GPN-27 Airport Surveillance Radar System tower and shelter on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, in May, with plans for it to be fully operational by August.
  • Air Force officials name SARC of the year

    An Air Force captain earned the service’s 2015 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Award during a ceremony April 28 at the Pentagon.
  • First 90 returnees enter controlled monitoring period after Ebola response

    Ninety U.S. service members arrived at Joint Base Langley-Eustis' Langley Transit Center Nov. 13 to begin a 21-day controlled monitoring period prior to returning to their home stations.
  • Defense Department officials establish Ebola medical support team

    When Capt. Stacey Morgan’s squadron commander sent her a text message saying that she needed to immediately call him, her first thought was, “Uh-oh. What did I do?” But after a minute or two of talking to her commander, her apprehension was quickly replaced by anxious excitement, as he asked her to become a member of a 30-person military Ebola medical support team.
  • Ramstein Airmen support Ebola fight, mitigate risks at home

    As service members travel to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, Ramstein Air Base here continues to establish itself as a power projection platform for Europe and Africa.
  • Kentucky ANG Airmen support 101st Airborne Division’s movement to Liberia

    The Joint Task Force-Port Opening Senegal (JTF-PO) supported the 101st Airborne Division’s departure from Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport here Oct. 19, en route to Liberia, where the division will join hundreds of U.S. service members engaged in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
  • Obama activates reserves for Operation United Assistance

    President Barack Obama has authorized the Defense Department to call up a small number of National Guard or reserve troops that possess special skills needed to aid efforts in stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa.
  • Kentucky ANG establishes cargo hub in Senegal for Ebola response

    More than 80 Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Contingency Response Group stood up a cargo hub here Oct. 5, that will funnel humanitarian supplies and equipment into West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, or OUA, the international effort to fight Ebola.
  • Ramstein launches first C-130J flight to assist Ebola outbreak efforts

    Airmen with the 37th Airlift Squadron here loaded a C-130J Super Hercules with needed supplies and launched their first mission Oct. 7, to West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA surgeon general takes home prestigious humanitarian assistance award

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa international health specialist, or IHS, branch earned the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Federal Health Agencies Humanitarian Assistance award for their contributions to improving medical programs in Europe and Africa. The award recognizes an organization, team or individual for a direct meritorious, out of the ordinary participation in a significant act or operation of a humanitarian nature.
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