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  • Army, Air Force work together for Swift Response 19

    Swift Response 19 is one of the premier military crisis response training events featuring high readiness airborne forces. Activities include intermediate staging base operations, multiple airborne operations, and several air assault operations.
  • 815th Airlift Squadron delivers during Swift Response 19

    For exercise Swift Response 19, military members across two continents worked as a team to conduct training to increase the participating nations’ readiness, capabilities and capacity to conduct full spectrum military operations. They used combined training fostering trust, increasing interoperability, and enabling allies to readily and effectively respond to regional crises and meet their own national defense goals.
  • Norwegian F-35 maintainers service American jets in historic first-time visit

    For the first time outside the U. S., Norwegian and American F-35 Lightning II maintainers worked together on their aircraft June 17, 2019. A team of five maintainers and four pilots from the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron deployed to Norway for the historic cross-servicing event, during which the maintenance teams received and turned two American F-35As after their arrival from Finland.
  • European partnership flight visits Spangdahlem

    Approximately 28 delegates from European air forces toured various facilities at the 52nd Maintenance Group and 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron during a European partnership flight visit to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 19, 2019.
  • Paris Air Show underway

    U.S. aircraft and Department of Defense personnel are participating in the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, France, which kicked off June 17, 2019.The air show provides a collaborative opportunity to share and strengthen U.S. and strategic international partnerships that have been forged over several decades."We have a great partnership with the
  • EC-130 Compass Call trains with F-16s during Aviation Rotation 19-2

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Roche, 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects the top of an EC-130H Compass Call during Aviation Rotation 19-2 at Krzesiny Air Base, Poland, June 13, 2019. The Compass Call is an airborne tactical weapon system used to deny, degrade and disrupt the enemy's ability to communicate. (U.S. Air Force
  • Exercise Baltic Operations

    A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, in support of Exercise Baltic Operations, over Germany, June 12, 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexandria Lee)
  • Hill’s fighter wings demonstrate global reach with F-35A

    A squadron of F-35A Lighting II fifth generation fighter aircraft are currently deployed to the European theater as part of a Theater Security Package, funded through the European Deterrence Initiative, to provide a more robust U.S. military rotational presence capable of deterring adversaries and assuring partners and allies of the U.S.
  • KC-46A Pegasus debuts at International Paris Air Show

    The U.S. Air Force’s newest weapons system made its international trade show debut June 17, when the KC-46 Pegasus arrived at the International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France.
  • Tennessee Guardsmen deliver fuels equipment for Saber Guardian 19

    Tennessee Guardsmen assigned to the 134th Air Refueling Wing, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, transported a fuel additive injection cart to Burgas, Bulgaria, June 9, 2019 in support of exercise Saber Guardian 19.
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