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U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew Garibaldo, 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron, pumps fuel onto a U.S. Navy C-2A Greyhound Aug. 2, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. Members of the U.S. Navy, VRC-40, from Norfolk, Va., were here as part of Exercise Saxon Warrior. The Greyhounds cannot be refueled in the air so they were refueled by truck while on the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere) RAF Mildenhall supports Navy during Exercise Saxon Warrior
Sailors from the U.S. Navy conducted missions from RAF Mildenhall during exercise Saxon Warrior, Aug. 1-10. Bringing with them two C-2A Greyhounds, the 48-strong team from the "Rawhides" of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 participated in the multinational exercise.
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321 STS lands A-10's on highway in Estonia Anytime, Anywhere: CCT enables global access in Estonia
A quiet, rural highway in northern Estonia transformed into a bustling military airfield as combat controllers guided A-10C Thunderbolt IIs onto the 50-foot-wide freeway during a flying training deployment, Aug. 10.A small force of eight 321st Special Tactics Squadron combat controllers surveyed the two-lane highway, deconflicted airspace, and
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An Airman assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron begins a freefall jump from a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Ares Shadow, Aug. 11. Ares Shadow is a 48th Fighter Wing-led personnel recovery exercise involving Airmen from across U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Air Force Special Operations Command, as well as members of the Italian armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier) 57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow
Jumping out of an airplane flying 10,000 feet in the air isn’t on everyone’s daily to-do list, but for the Guardian Angel teams of the 57th Rescue Squadron, it’s their bread and butter. That’s exactly what they did during exercise Ares Shadow at Aviano AB, Aug. 8-11.
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321 STS lands A-10's on highway in Estonia 321 STS Air Commandos land A-10s on Estonian highway
A combat controller with the 321st Special Tactics Squadron takes wind-speed measurements before landing A-10 Thunderbolt IIs on Jägala-Käravete Highway, Aug. 10, in Jägala, Estonia. A small force of eight Special Tactics combat controllers from the 321st STS surveyed the two-lane highway, deconflicted airspace and exercised command and control on
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37th AS drops 173rd IBCT Airborne troops 37th AS drops 173rd IBCT Airborne troops
A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules and Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron, recently supported the U.S. Army’s 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) with personnel drops in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Aug. 8.Training such as this is essential to preserving joint readiness, building interoperability, and strengthening relationships between
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One of seven U.S. Army Soldiers who were wounded in a rocket propelled grenade attack is loaded into an MRAP ambulance at Mazar-i-Sharrif, Afghanistan June 17, 2017. The Soldiers were flown to Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan where they underwent 12 hours of trauma care. They were later flown to Germany by a C-17 Globemaster III from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. (Courtesy Photo) (This image was edited for patient privacy) Travis aircrew fly wounded Soldiers to Germany after insider attack
Six aircrew members from Travis Air Force Base, California, flew a C-17 Globemaster III into Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan June 18 to medevac five U.S. Army special operators who were wounded in an insider attack at Camp Shaheen, in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
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USAFE Airmen support Romanian air show USAFE Airmen support Romanian air show
The 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, consisting of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Florida Air National Guard, and Louisiana Air National Guard Airmen, assisted the Romanian Armed Forces in an air show at Camp Turzii in Cluj County, Romania, July 29.
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. 435th CRG trains for contingency down range
The mission of the 435th Contingency Response Group is to open up bare bases and air fields in austere environments. During base-opening operations, they may face a variety of threats. In the past, those who needed training to counter these threats needed to travel stateside to attend contingency response courses. The 435th CRG created Contingency
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Air Force leaders recently released new Air Force priorities. Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities
In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.
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Two U.S. Air Force 352d Special Operations Squadron Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element, or DAGRE, team members prepare for a Forward Arming and Refueling Point exercise July 26, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. The DAGRE provides security for Air Force Special Operations aircraft transiting airfields where security is limited. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Milano) Three UK-based wings conduct first-time FARP exercise
Two MC-130Js from the 67th Special Operations Squadron conducted a Forward Arming and Refueling Point exercise July 26, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. A Forward Arming and Refueling Point, or FARP, is an austere location near a combat zone where fuel and supplies can be transferred from one aircraft to another. “The FARP gives us the ability
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