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  • Kisling Noncommissioned Officer Academy goes virtual due to COVID-19

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions, cadre at the Kisling Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Kapaun Air Station, Germany, opened their virtual doors for the first online class in Europe, June 15, 2020.
  • The Final Guard Mount: remembering fallen Defenders

    One of the sobering truths of serving as a Defender in the U.S. Air Force is that you never know when your next formation will be your last. This is the solemn reminder Airmen of the 39th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) faced when they conducted a Final Guard Mount ceremony to conclude National Police Week on May 15.
  • 100th Air Refueling Wing’s agility, capability, versatility

    As the only permanent air refueling component in the European and African areas of responsibility, it is up to the 100th Air Refueling Wing and the 351st Air Refueling Squadron to provide global air refueling and combat support to our sister services and allies. Since its activation on Feb. 1, 1992, the wing has provided critical in-flight refueling for all U.S. and NATO forces in Europe and Africa. RAF Mildenhall continues to be the leader in providing response capabilities that enable America’s global vigilance, reach and power across the globe.
  • American children remembered in annual memorial service

    Leaders from the Kaiserslautern Military Community and city of Kaiserslautern gathered for the annual Kindergraves memorial service at the Kaiserslautern Main Cemetery, Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 16, 2020.
  • MAGNUM: 52nd AMXS keeps F-16s flying, supports regional deterrence, security

    When the pilots of the 480th Fighter Squadron finish flying their F-16 Fighting Falcons for the day, the work of the men and women of the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron begins.
  • USSTRATCOM Conducts Long-Range Strategic Bomber Mission

    U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) demonstrated the readiness and global reach of its long-range strategic bombers during a mission spanning the U.S. European Command and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command geographic areas of responsibility, May 7.
  • 86 AW conducts COVID-19 patient movement training

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Operations Group, 86th Medical Group and 86th Maintenance Group participated in a simulated open-air movement of COVID-19 positive patients on a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
  • DoD, Department of the Air Force take steps to protect military families moving during COVID-19

    Under the new standards, moving industry personnel must adhere to all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 health protection protocols while in the service member’s residence. That means moving personnel must wear face coverings, clean frequently touched surfaces and sanitize their hands often. They must also minimize the number of personnel at the member’s residence in order to meet social distancing requirements.
  • 86 MXG: Expanding aeromedical evacuation capabilities

    The 86th Maintenance Group leads the charge for the C-130 community in procuring ion distribution units to ensure the safety of aircrews, passengers and the Airmen working in and around the aircraft.
  • 100th Maintenance Group Wins Maintenance Effectiveness Award

    The 100th Maintenance Group won the Category 2 Maintenance Effectiveness Award for 2019, recognizing it as the top medium-aircraft maintenance unit in the Air Force. The Maintenance Effectiveness Award is presented annually to the unit who has most successfully managed resources to provide safe and serviceable equipment for sustained use in peacetime and wartime.
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