Senior Airman Vitto Suico, 31st Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, replaces a battery kit for a universal water activated release system at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 29, 2020. Aircrew flight equipment manages, maintains and inspects gear the pilots wear, as well as gear placed inside the aircraft to maximize survivability in the event an aircrew member egresses during an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Erickson Zinger, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Logistics noncommissioned officer in charge, goes through technical decontamination, provided by the 86th CES Fire Department, as he returns from the incident area to a clean zone. Members of the EM flight were called to respond to an incident involving a white substance at the post office at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, June 16, 2020. The substance was determined to be of no harm to the facility, employees or community, and the facility was reopened. (Courtesy photo)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Benjamin Howard, 31st Security Force Squadron military working dog handler and his K-9 counterpart, Kay, search for a simulated downed pilot during Operation Porcupine, June 30, 2020 at Osoppo, Italy. Operation Porcupine is an exercise demonstrating the interoperability of all units in the 31st Operations Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever)
Gen. Jeff Harrigian, right, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, and Capt. Daniel Cook, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot, prepare for a flight during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 25, 2020. ACE is a fundamental element of the U.S. security cooperation efforts, such as key leader engagement, exercises, subject matter expert exchanges, workshops, and symposiums. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, during a Large Force Exercise over Germany, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew objectives included defensive counters and suppression of enemy air defenses missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)
A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron comes in for a landing during an exercise at Rivolto Air Base, Italy, June 11, 2020. The 56th RQS provides a rapidly-deployable, worldwide combat rescue and reaction force response utilizing HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas S. Keisler IV)
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