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AMC, MCCONNELL, KC-135 McConnell KC-135s deploy to Spain, support allies
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.  --  Two KC-135 Stratotankers, along with 33 McConnell Airmen, are deployed to Moron Air Base, Spain, in continued support of Operation Juniper Micron. The U.S. Air Force has been providing air refueling and airlift support to French aircraft conducting operations in Mali and North Africa since 2013. This deployment
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Ian Mazerski, 321st Contingency Response Squadron maintenance flight commander, talks with African Partnership Flight participants during a table top workshop in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, April 20, 2017. The intent of APF is to build strong transparent partnerships that enhance regional stability and security through formal alliances, partnerships and simple exchanges of information. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Air advisors promote HA/DR skills at African Partnership Flight
In late April, more than 20 Airmen joined 60 counterparts from Burkina Faso, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, and Niger to discuss maintenance and logistics principles when planning support for HA/DR (Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief) operations.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ian Khun, 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, survival evasion resistance and escape specialist, discusses land navigation instruction with Kenyan Defense Force members at Laikipia Air Base, Kenya, June 23, 2016. More than 50 U.S. Air Force Airmen participated in the first African Partnership Flight in Kenya. The APF is designed for U.S. and African partner nations to work together in a learning environment to help build expertise and professional knowledge and skills in key areas such as personnel recovery command and control, survival and evasion principles and tactical combat casualty care.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Evelyn Chavez/Released) Airmen work with partner nations to improve proficiency during APF Kenya
LAIKIPIA AIR BASE, Kenya—Participants of African Partnership Flight Kenya concluded classroom training this week here June 24, 2016. Several of the course topics included personnel recovery command and control, combat search and rescue terminal planning, survival and evasion tactics, tactical combat casualty care, airfield security and base defense, aircraft maintenance.
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