U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Eric Morales, production superintendent, assigned to the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, observes Portuguese aircraft parts with a member of the European Partnership Flight at Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, Sept. 10, 2019. The European Partnership Flight serves as an opportunity for the U.S. and partner nations to share best practices, strengthen relationships, and build trust. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Catessa Palone)
Pilots with the 343rd Bomb Squadron guide a B-52 Stratofortress over the skies of Europe in support of Exercise Cobra Warrior, Sept. 13, 2019. This year’s effort was a large-scale exercise that served as the capstone event for the Royal Air Force weapons instructor course. Fighters from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Israel all participated, with the U.S. providing the sole bomber presence. The aircraft operated out of RAF Fairford, England. (Courtesy photo)
Wreaths laid by U.S. and Serbian leaders adorn the monument to Operation Halyard after the 75th anniversary ceremony at Galovica field, Pranjani, Serbia on September 15, 2019. The Serbian and American intelligence communities erected the monument to honor the memory of the OSS members and the efforts of all the Serbian and American people involved in the operation. Operation Halyard was the largest rescue of downed Airmen and the largest repatriation effort of World War II. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexis K. Washburn-Jasinski)
A German air force PA-200 Tornado conducts aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 155th Aerial Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, Sept. 10, 2019. The Tornado provides NATO forces with a tactical air strike and air superiority capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandan Brown, 2nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron battalion Tactical Air Control Party, watches close air support provide exercise fire during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Náměšť Air Base, Czech Republic, Sept. 5. 2019. As a Joint Terminal Attack Controller, Brown is responsible for directing the action of combat aircraft engaged in CAS and other offensive air operations from a forward position. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)
A U.S. Air Force 509th Bomb Wing B-2 Spirit is flanked by two United Kingdom Royal Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs during a Bomber Task Force training exercise over England, Aug. 29, 2019. The BTF consists of Airmen and support equipment from the 509th BW, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, deployed to The U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa to conduct theater integration and flying training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Castelan)
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