Airman 1st Class Triston Good-Bishop, 100th Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection apprentice, washes away penetrant from an aircraft part July 28, 2020, at RAF Mildenhall, England. The penetrant is used to identify cracks and imperfections, which ensures a corrupted aircraft component does not impede flight operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron)
Two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to 31st Fighter Wing and three Romanian F-16s fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, England, over Romania July 22, 2020. The aircraft demonstrated the ability of U.S. forces to operate within international boundaries in the Black Sea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)
Airman 1st class David Liu, left, and Tech. Sgt. Brandon Roberts 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operators, refuel a NATO E-3 Sentry from Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base over Germany, July 17, 2020. The 100th Air Refueling Wing is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge" which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Joshua Hall, 99th Reconnaissance Squadron U-2 Dragon Lady pilot, rests prior to takeoff at RAF Fairford, England, July 8, 2020. The U-2 aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., are currently deployed to RAF Fairford as part of the 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron. The aircraft supplements a variety of missions that enhance regional and global security in support of U.S. and NATO allies and regional partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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)
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