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    Ghana: 19 Hometown Assets


    • Foreign-born Airmen deploy, live their American Dream

      Foreign-born Airmen deploy, live their American Dream

      Story by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier   |   455th Air Expeditionary Wing   |   06.30.2017

      The Air Force is proud of its diversity, providing Airmen the opportunity to live and visit places they never would imagine going to and working with people from all walks of life....
      Hometown: Accra

    • Foreign-born Airmen deploy, live their American Dream

      Foreign-born Airmen deploy, live their American Dream

      Photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier   |   455th Air Expeditionary Wing   |   06.30.2017

      Staff Sgt. Nana Dankwa is a foreign-born Airman who spent most of his early life in Accra, Ghana. He lived with his grandparent’s and moved to America as an adult. After a couple of years, Dankwa joined the U.S. Air Force, eventually becoming a U.S. citizen. Dankwa is a civil engineer deployed out of Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and is the NCO in charge of civil engineering for the 451st......
      Hometown: Accra

    • 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper, NCO of the Year

      82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper, NCO of the Year

      Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander Burnett   |   82nd Airborne Division   |   04.25.2016

      Spc. Edward Buafo, a financial management technician assigned to the 82nd Finance Company, Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division and a native of Kumasi, Ghana, performs the two-mile run during the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of the 82nd Abn. Div. Paratrooper and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition at Pike Field on Fort Bragg, N.C., April. 25....
      Hometown: Kumasi

    • USS John C. Stennis flight deck operations

      USS John C. Stennis flight deck operations

      Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kenneth Rodriguez Santiago   |   USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)   |   02.23.2016

      160223-N-GZ947-070 PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 23, 2016) - Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Emmanuel Bonsu, from Accra, Ghana, directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 on USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) flight deck. Providing a ready force supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Stennis is operating as part of the......
      Hometown: Accra

    • USS Ronald Reagan community-relations event

      USS Ronald Reagan community-relations event

      Photo by Nathan C Burke   |   U.S. Navy   |   11.04.2015

      151031-N-OI810-064 Changwon City, Republic of Korea (Oct. 31, 2015) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ransford Bulley, from Accra, Ghana, races children from Jinhae Hope Children Home the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) up a hill during a community-relations event. Ronald Reagan is moored in Busan for a goodwill port visit. Ronald Reagan and its......
      Hometown: Accra

    • USS Ronald Reagan Sailors visit Jinhae Hope Children Home

      USS Ronald Reagan Sailors visit Jinhae Hope Children Home

      Photo by Nathan C Burke   |   USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76)   |   10.31.2015

      151031-N-OI810-288 Changwon City, Republic of Korea (Oct. 31, 2015) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ransford Bulley, from Accra, Ghana, from the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), hula hoops with a child from Jinhae Hope Children Home during a community relations event. Ronald Reagan is moored in Busan for a good will port visit. Ronald Reagan......
      Hometown: Accra

    • USS Theodore Roosevelt action

      USS Theodore Roosevelt action

      Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephane Belcher   |   U.S. Navy   |   08.26.2015

      150824-N-PG340-055 ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 24, 2015) - Airman Bernard Agbanu, from Accra, Ghana, assigned to the Knighthawks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 136, prepares an F/A-18E Super Hornet before flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike......
      Hometown: Accra

    • Continuing Promise 2015

      Continuing Promise 2015

      Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brittney Cannady   |   U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. Fourth Fleet   |   07.08.2015

      150707-N-YM856-109 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 7, 2015) Chief Logistics Specialist Obaldo Huaromo, left, a native of Lima, Peru, assigned to Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), and Logistics Specialist Seaman Bernard Yeboah, a native of Kumasi, Ghana, assigned to Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Fla., pack medical supplies aboard Comfort in preparation for the next mission stop......
      Hometown: Kumasi