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  • USAFE hosts European F-35 User’s Group meeting

    Military leaders from several European countries joined U.S. Air Forces in Europe for an F-35 Air Chief meeting at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 12, 2019.
  • Boom operator shows full circle of mentorship

    Boom operators on KC-135 Stratotankers are charged with the responsibility to prepare the jets as well as pump thousands of pounds of fuel to any capable aircraft, while only feet away from colliding into each other. Staff Sgt. Kevin Satberry, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, not only balances the high pressures of his job, but also takes the time to mentor young Airmen in his squadron.
  • 870th AES fire station receives new truck

    The 870th Air Expeditionary Squadron fire department and military community took part in a decades-old tradition and pushed a fire truck into its new home during a ceremony here Feb. 8.
  • 480th EFS conducts Flying Training Deployment in Portugal

    More than 300 Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing and nearly 20 F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron are conducting a Flying Training Deployment with the Portuguese air force February 4-22, 2019.
  • 492nd FS participates in TLP 19-1

    48th Fighter Wing aircraft and personnel arrived at Albacete Air Base, Spain, to train alongside eight NATO allies in support of the Tactical Leadership Programme 19-1.
  • We've got GRIT

    If you’ve ever worn a U.S. Air Force name tape, then you probably heard the saying “get to know your Airmen,” but what does that really mean? One meaning is to find ways to foster positive exchanges through candid discussions; Airmen USAFE-wide know this method as Operation GRIT.
  • Flying Training Deployment in Portugal

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off during a Flying Training Deployment at Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, Feb. 14, 2019. FTDs which serves to enhance readiness and improve interoperability between the U.S. and NATO allies across Europe by giving Airmen a chance to integrate with their counterparts.
  • Foreign award can now be presented to Airmen in Hungary

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Personnel Directorate has recently approved a way to recognize Airmen for their outstanding contributions to the Strategic Airlift Capability Program and the Heavy Airlift Wing at Pápa Air Base, Hungary. The Heavy Airlift Wing Service Medal, which was originally approved by the SAC program in June 2013, was approved for presentation to U.S. Airmen on Jan. 14, 2019.
  • 52nd Fighter Wing command team visit Det. 1, 2

    The 52nd Fighter Wing’s geographically separated units are of paramount importance to the mission; visits to these GSUs allows leadership to highlight the important purpose shouldered by each and every person serving at the GSU, while reviewing the mission progress.U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Bailey, 52nd FW commander and Chief Master Sgt. Alvin
  • Liberty wing unveils heritage jet

    The 48th Fighter Wing revealed the first of three “heritage” F-15E Strike Eagles during an unveiling ceremony here today.