An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron takes off at RAF Lakenheath, England, March 21, 2019. U.S. Air Force aircraft and personnel assigned to RAF Lakenheath routinely deploy throughout the European theatre to train with and support NATO allies and European partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeline Herzog)
A B-52 Stratofortress deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., lands on the flight line at RAF Fairford, England, in support of U.S. Strategic Command's Bomber Task Force in Europe, March 21, 2019. During the BTF, B-52s conducted missions throughout the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Zima)
A 56th Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk, based out of Aviano Air Base, Italy, transports simulated casualties during a non-combatant evacuation operation exercise near Zagreb, Croatia, March 18, 2019. NEO exercises simulate the ordered or authorized departure of civilians and non-essential military personnel from danger in an overseas country. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Sommer Giron)
A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress flies below a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, after receiving fuel off the English coast, March 14, 2019. U.S. Strategic Command forces are on watch 24/7 to deter and detect strategic attack against the U.S. and NATO allies. The B-52s are currently deployed to RAF Fairford, Enland, as part of the Bomber Task Force Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)
A Romanian air force F-16 receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from RAF Mildenhall, England during training over the skies of Romania, March 11, 2019. The training was an example of U.S. and NATO allies sharing a commitment to promote peace and stability through developing their relationship and communication process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Esau)
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