U.S. Air Forces in Africa

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U.S. Air Forces Africa

1:25 AM5/7/2014
As the air component of U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Air Forces Africa (AFAFRICA) conducts sustained security engagement and operations to promote air safety, security, and development in Africa.
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Air Forces Africa helps develop Malawian Air Force

7:31 AM2/10/2020
Force development training such as this provides an opportunity for the U.S. Air Force to enhance relations, share ideas and build partnership capability in the region
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Air Forces Africa delivers medical supplies to Ghana

12:00 AM4/25/2020
The medical supplies included extraction kits, viral collection swabs, universal and viral transport media to collect and store specimens, and the replenishment of other consumable lab supplies.
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Nations of the African Outbreak Response Alliance conclude series of virtual symposiums on healthcare, COVID19 response

10:38 AM10/14/2020
Topics included threats and opportunities in the COVID-19 environment, best practices in prevention and response to COVID-19, biosecurity threat reduction, and disease management during COVID-19.
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APORA: Building African partner nations healthcare programs through information sharing

9:52 AM10/23/2020
The 9th annual African Partnership Outbreak Response Alliance conference, designed to support efforts to collectively respond to infectious disease outbreaks in Africa, concluded at the end of the third and final virtual seminar Oct. 7.
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U.S. Army, Marine forces conduct response exercise in N. Africa

5:41 PM11/12/2020
U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 conduct an aerial refueling of a V-22 Osprey during Exercise Judicious Activation at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Nov. 8, 2020. The exercise tested the no-notice deployment capability of U.S. Africa Command’s North and West Africa Response Force, made up of elements of the 173rd Airborne Brigade and Southern European Task Force, from Vicenza, Italy, and Marine Corps and Air Force aviation elements from Spain and Germany respectively.
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Virtual African Air Chiefs Symposium strengthens alliances

12:00 AM4/6/2021
The 10th annual AACS focused on exchanging experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate in order to improve and support air operations across Africa.
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African Air Chiefs Symposium

1:58 PM4/13/2021
The 10th annual AACS focused on exchanging experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate in order to improve and support air operations across Africa.
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Air advisors, Chadian Air Force team up for regional security in the Sahel

12:00 AM3/22/2021
To secure Chadian borders and contribute to regional security across the Sahel, the 818th MSAS and Chadian leadership are enhancing the Chadian Cessna 208 Caravan training program.
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Air advisors, Chadian Air Force team up for regional security in the Sahel

12:00 AM3/8/2021
U.S. Air Force Maj. John Harris, 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron assistant director of operations, receives a certificate of achievement from David Gilmour, U.S. Embassy N'Djamena chargé d'affaires, March 8, 2021, at Adji Kossei Air Base, N’Djamena, Chad. The 818th MSAS helped develop standard operating procedures for the Chadian Air Force AC-208 Combat Caravan aircraft.
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Air advisors, Chadian Air Force team up for regional security in the Sahel

12:00 AM3/8/2021
Brig. Gen. Idriss Amine Ahmed (right), Chadian Air Force chief of staff, and Lt. Col. Emmanuel Djangbei (center), Chadian Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center director, congratulate U.S. Air Force Maj. John Harris, 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron assistant director of operations, on his final flight as a U.S. Air Force pilot March 8, 2021, at Adji Kossei Air Base, N’Djamena, Chad. Harris and air advisors from the 818th MSAS conducted training to support Chadian Air Force peacekeeping and security operations in the region.
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Air advisors, Chadian Air Force team up for regional security in the Sahel

12:00 AM3/8/2021
David Gilmour, U.S. Embassy N'Djamena chargé d'affaires, presents a water salute to U.S. Air Force Maj. John Harris, 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron assistant director of operations, March 8, 2021, at Adji Kossei Air Base, N’Djamena, Chad. Harris took his final flight as a U.S. Air Force pilot after instructing Chadian Air Force personnel on RC-208B Caravan basic flight maneuvering, instructorship and flight safety.
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APORA strengthens rapid response capabilities through partnership, communication

2:22 PM4/19/2021
The 112 participants discussed their unique experiences with mass emergency medical response and collaborated on potential emergency response strategies to implement in the future.
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APORA strengthens rapid response capabilities through partnership, communication

10:42 AM4/21/2021
The 112 participants discussed their unique experiences with mass emergency medical response and collaborated on potential emergency response strategies to implement in the future.
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Moroccan, U.S. fighters and refuelers showcase combined capabilities

2:31 PM6/17/2021
Two U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, conducted an Agile Combat Employment (ACE) event in Guelmim, Morocco, June 16, 2021.
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Moroccan, U.S. fighters fighters and refuelers showcase combined capabilities

2:49 PM6/17/2021
A Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft approaches to conduct air refueling with a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft over Morocco during Exercise African Lion 2021, June 15, 2021.
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Moroccan, U.S. fighters fighters and refuelers showcase combined capabilities

2:51 PM6/17/2021
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron, lands at Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco, 15 June 2021, during Exercise African Lion 2021.
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U.S. Africa Command assists Tunisia with COVID-19 response

12:00 AM7/27/2021
U.S. Africa Command, in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia, provided 310 canisters of oxygen, one million liters in total, to Tunisia, July 26.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:44 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:51 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:53 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:55 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

2:59 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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U.S.-made A-29 Super Tucano aircraft officially inducted into Nigerian Air Force

3:22 PM8/31/2021
U.S. Department of Defense leaders attended the A-29 Super Tucano induction ceremony, hosted by Nigerian Minister of Defence Bashir Salihi Magashi and the Nigerian Air Force, here Aug. 31. The aircraft will assist the Nigerian Air Force in their fight against violent extremist organizations including the Islamic State West Africa Province.
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