An Israeli F-35I Adir, takes off to participate in a training exercise during Blue Flag 2019 at Uvda Air Base, Israel, November 5, 2019. The U.S. and Israel maintain a close bilateral relationship, and exercises like Blue Flag help to strengthen that further. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Cope)
U.S. Senior Airman Jose Villalobos, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman, participates in a live fire training exercise at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 29, 2019. Live fire training is conducted in a burn building, which is a structure built to be intentionally burned for firefighter training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV)
An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off on the flight line in support of exercise Ocean Sky at RAF Lakenheath, England, Oct. 18, 2019. Ocean Sky is an annual Spanish national fighter large force exercise that is essential to fighter combat readiness and improving interoperability among allied air forces.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addresses Airmen at an all-call on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 18, 2019. Pence spoke to Ramstein Airmen about their role in maintaining peace and security within the European theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tomas Gonzales, 2nd Bomb Wing weapons safety manager, deployed out of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, screws fins onto the BDU-50 practice munition at RAF Fairford, England, October 16, 2019. Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing and B-52s were deployed to England in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stuart Bright)
An MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England peels off after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, Oct. 10, 2019. The MC-130J crews conduct single or multi-ship infiltration, exfiltration, and resupply of special operations forces via airdrop and air land operations, and conduct long-range refueling operations of Special Operations Forces assets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

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From World War II through the Cold War and right up to today, one part of USAFE-AFAFRICA’s mission has never changed: Freedom. Voiced by Capt. Henry Hahm, this video honors those who have come before us; and the men and women who serve today on foreign soil. Aim High, Airman.
USAFE-AFAFRICA resources are strategically postured across Europe and Africa to meet the most demanding and highest priority challenges. In an ever-changing, multi-domain, demanding environment, we set the theater by employing our vital resources to project unmatched lethal Airpower. This dynamic footprint enhances our ability to respond at a moment's notice -- anytime, anywhere. Ready, resilient, and lethal, we are securing the sovereign skies above.
USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are ready, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for the most demanding and highest priority challenges across Europe and Africa. We are primed to deliver permanent and rotational forces to dominate in a rapidly changing, multi-domain environment. Advanced capabilities such as 5th generation technologies, intra-theater airlift, and integrated air and missile defense ensure we deliver and execute the precise scope and scale of capabilities to fight, deter, and win. Remaining razor-sharp, our resilient, responsive, and lethal forces demonstrate unmatched readiness to secure the sovereign skies above.
USAFE-AFAFRICA's partnerships are critical in sharpening our readiness for the most demanding challenges.
USAFE-AFAFRICA is a warfighting command, focused and ready to respond to the most demanding and highest priority challenges across Europe and Africa.

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