New U.S. African focus is expected to further pressure strained airlift fleet
A major reshuffling of its mission is ahead for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe (Usafe) with the pending creation of U.S. Africa Command. In recent years, Africa has been one of the main areas of operation for Usafe, with an aim to reach out and establish ties with local militaries. When the Pentagon’s interest in Europe started to wane, Usafe officials at the time looked to Africa to find a mission that would keep the command relevant. But Washington’s decision to step up its ...
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