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The Commander Kenya Air Force Hosts Kenyan Athletes Representative

Chief Inspector Milcah Chemos Cheywa signs the visitor’s book at the Commander KAF’s Office. The Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis O Ogolla hosted Chief Inspector Milcah Chemos Cheywa the representative of Kenyan athletes on 23rd October 2019 at the Kenya Air Force (KAF) Headquarters at Moi Air Base, Nairobi. She was accompanied by Sergeant Nancy Langat, the KAF middle distance athletics coach. Chief Inspector Milcah is a runner

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The Commander Kenya Air Force Congratulates Sergeant Hellen Obiri

The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla drapes IAAF Championship medals on Sgt Hellen Obiri. The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla hosted Kenyan golden girl Sgt Hellen Obiri accompanied by her husband Mr. Tom Nyaundi, in his office at Moi Air Base on 15th October 2019. Maj Gen Ogolla congratulated the Senior Non Commissioned Officer for her exemplary performance in the just concluded IAAF world

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Kenya Air Force Delivers Relief Supplies To Flood Victims In Sudan

Foreign Affairs CAS Hon Ababu-Terrah Namwamba and Officials of the Government of the Republic of Sudan display some of the relief supplies donated by the government of Kenya. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) facilitated transportation of emergency relief to the Republic of Sudan on 15 September 2019, following floods experienced in the country. The relief distribution was an initiative of the Government of Kenya spearheaded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Kenya Air Force Hoists the International Civil Aviation Organization Flag on Mount Kenya

Kenya Air Force personnel led by Base Commander LAB Brig John Omenda and officials from the aviation fraternity in a group photo during the flag handover. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) supported the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in hoisting the ICAO flag at point Lenana, Mt Kenya. The event was part of many activities coordinated by Capt Mercy Mutua, the President and founder of Young Aviators Club of Africa (YACA) to commemorate ICAO

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Three More African Countries Join AAAF AS AACS Ends in Nairobi

Commander U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa USAFE-AFAFRICA General Jeffrey Harrigian, Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla, Chief  of Air Staff Democratic Republic of the Congo Major General Enoch Ngoie, Air Force Chief  Malawi Major General  Peter Lapken and Air Wing Commander Group Captain Hassan Coomber in a group photo after the signing of Association of Africa Air Forces Charter at the  closing  day of African

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Kenya Air Force Offers Medical Aid to Locals in Isiolo County

Kenya Defence Forces medical team distributes toothbrush and toothpaste to children at Larisoro dispensary. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) led medical team conducted medical outreach services to locals in Larisoro, Isiolo County from 23 to 24 August 2019. Approximately 200 families benefited from the Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) exercise that was conducted at the Larisoro dispensary. The CIMIC exercise was conducted as part of the African Partnership

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African Air Chiefs Share Experiences at the Ongoing AACS Symposium in Nairobi

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla makes his presentation during the second day of the ongoing African Air Chiefs Symposium in Nairobi. The African Air Chiefs Symposium (AACS) entered day two of discussions and deliberations among Air Chiefs of partner states on ways to promote multinational policies and procedures in personnel recovery. Taking place in Nairobi, the day’s sessions included experiences from various countries.

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The 9th African Air Chiefs Symposium Kicks Off in Nairobi

Cabinet Secretary for Defence Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Omondi Ogolla, US Ambassador to Kenya Mr. Kyle McCarter, Commander U.S Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa General Jeff Lee Harrigian, African Air chiefs and Senior Enlisted leaders salute during the national anthem at the African Air Chiefs Symposium opening ceremony on 26 August 2019 in Nairobi. The 9th African Air Chiefs Symposium 2019

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African Partnership Flight Program enters day three of Comprehensive Training

Staff Sergeant Joshua Schmitz of United States (US) Air Force shows members how to pitch a tent during the Outdoor Survival Evasion at Laikipia Air Base. The realization of combat search and rescue procedures continues to take center stage on day three of the African Partnership Flight (APF) training program at the Laikipia Air Base. The main topic of the day was on Survival evasion, resistance to interrogation and escape. Day three saw the participants

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African Partnership Flight Training continues at Laikipia Air Base

African Partnership Flight participants conduct a demonstration of Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) at Laikipia Air Base. The African Partnership Flight (APF) multi-national event kicked off in a high spirit at Laikipia Air Base. In day one and two of the program, the participants interacted one on one with their trainers who took them through various topics of interests. This program incorporates both theory and practical concepts. The aim is to narrow

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