U.S. Air Forces Africa

As the air component of U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Air Forces Africa conducts sustained security engagement and operations to promote air safety, security and development in Africa.

Mission

As the air component for both U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command, USAFE-AFAFRICA executes the air component missions with forward-based airpower and infrastructure to conduct and enable theater and global operations. USAFE-AFAFRICA directs air operations in a theater spanning three continents, covering more than 19 million square miles, and containing 104 independent states.


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