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B-1B Lancers support Exercise Baltic Operations B-1B Lancers support BALTOPS exercise
Two B-1B Lancers from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, took part in missions supporting Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) June 4, 2018.
0 6/06
2018
Three B-52 Stratofortress aircraft prepare to take off from RAF Fairford, England, en route to their home station at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., on Jan 30, 2018. Approximately 300 Airmen assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing deployed to the United Kingdom to conduct theater integration and flying training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) Minot Airmen, B-52s complete UK deployment
RAF FAIRFORD, England - Approximately 300 Airmen, four B-52H Stratofortress aircraft and support equipment assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, returned home from their deployment to RAF Fairford, England, Jan. 30.
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2018
A B-52H Stratofortress assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command touches down at RAF Fairford, England, Jan. 9, 2018. The deployment of strategic bombers to RAF Fairford helps exercise the base as United States Air Forces in Europe’s forward operating location for bombers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) Minot B-52s, Airmen deploy to RAF Fairford
RAF FAIRFORD, England - Approximately 300 Airmen and four B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, are deployed to RAF Fairford, England, to conduct theater integration and flying training.
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2018
A B-52H Stratofortress arrives at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, June 1, 2017. Three B-52s from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., operated out of RAF Fairford in support of exercises Arctic Challenge, BALTOPS 17 and Saber Strike 17. The responsibility to deter a strategic attack against the U.S. and its allies is U.S. Strategic Command’s fundamental mission. These missions validate the readiness and capability of its bomber forces, which is a critical component of the safe, secure, effective and ready deterrent force that USSTRATCOM provides the nation and its allies. The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform strategic attack, close-air support, air interdiction, offensive counter-air and maritime operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach) Historic bomber operations BALTOPS, Saber Strike conclude at RAF Fairford
Air Force Global Strike Command bomber operations in support of exercises Arctic Challenge, BALTOPS 17 and Saber Strike 17 out of RAF Fairford, U.K., concluded June 17.
0 6/21
2017
Senior Airman Thriston Noel, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon, 510th Fighter Squadron, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise over Latvia, June 7, 2017. The U.S. Air Force is supporting this exercise with approximately 900 Airmen, eight F-16s from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, four KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, U.S. Air Force Reserve 459th Air Refueling Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland,
one Air Force Reserve E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) from the 513th Aerial Control Group, B-52s from RAF Fairford, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma and Airmen from the 1st Combat Communication Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany are supporting this multinational exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Fueling the Fight
Senior Airman Thriston Noel, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon, 510th Fighter Squadron, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise over Latvia, June 7, 2017. The U.S. Air Force is supporting this exercise with approximately 900 Airmen, eight F-16s from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy,
0 6/07
2017
A F-22 Raptor, with the Raptor Demonstration Team, taxis past onlookers prior to its performance at the Royal International Air Tattoo, hosted on RAF Fairford, July 8-10, 2016. RIAT 16 afforded an opportunity for new aircraft, like the F-35 Lightning II, to be displayed alongside crowd favorites and provided a weekend of fun and entertainment for the projected 160,000 visitors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Bumpus/Released) New era of air power at RIAT 16
For a moment there is a relative quiet, only the buzz of conversations and laughter of children. Then once again sound falls like a hammer as another jet begins to throw itself into the sky, trailing colored smoke as it strives to impress the crowd of eager onlookers. The 2016 Royal International Air Tattoo is in full swing.The Royal International
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2016
A B-52H Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis in to park at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 7, 2016, after flying a training sortie in support of exercise BALTOPS 16. BALTOPS is an ongoing cooperative training effort that has participants from approximately 17 different nations throughout the region. It allows the participants to demonstrate their own unique roles in contributing to regional and global stability and to train for deployments in support of multinational contingency operations around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Bumpus) Minot AFB B-52s begin BALTOPS 16 flying operations
B-52H Stratofortress aircrew members from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, conducted their first flying training mission in support of the multi-national exercise BALTOPS 16 June 7, from RAF Fairford, United Kingdom.BALTOPS 16 is an ongoing cooperative training effort with participants from approximately 17 different nations throughout the
0 6/08
2016
A B-52H Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis down the runway at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, in support of exercises Saber Strike 16 and BALTOPS 16, June 2, 2016. The B-52 is capable of carrying up to approximately 70,000 lbs. of munitions. These include gravity bombs, cluster bombs, precision guided missiles and joint direct attack munitions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sahara L. Fales) Ready to receive: B-52s touch down at RAF Fairford
With the sharp screech of rubber meeting asphalt, two B-52 Stratofortresses from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, touched down at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 2.For the third year in a row the bombers have deployed to RAF Fairford to participate in bilateral training exercises. This year marks an integration with allied military forces
0 6/02
2016
“Character matters,” U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robert Sealey, 501st Combat Support Wing command chief, said. “In every action that we take, everything you do every single day – character matters.” (U.S. Air Force graphic by Tech. Sgt. Jarad A. Denton/Released) Legacy Project: character matters
The nearly transparent fishing line disappeared into the peaceful, flowing water of the Ohio River, as mayflies skimmed the surface with their song of melodic dissonance.A young boy sat along the muddy bank, holding the rod – waiting patiently, but expectantly. A shock of dark, brown hair bordered a pair of glasses almost too big for his face. “I
0 5/18
2016
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