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  • Update: U.S. F-15E fighter pilots train with Estonian forward air controllers

    Several F-15E Strike Eagles from RAF Lakenheath's 494th Fighter Squadron participated in a two-day NATO training event near Tallinn, Estonia Monday and Tuesday helping to train Estonian forward air controllers in calling in close air support. The event, titled Baltic Region Training Event IV Alpha, gave F-15E aircrews and the Estonian FACs the
  • Former RAF POWs share experiences with Mildenhall Airmen

    About 50 Airmen were given a first-hand account of life in a German World War II prison camp during a question-and-answer session held here Sept. 16. Historian Dr. Howard Tuck, whose career is dedicated to military history, introduced Air Cmdr. (retired) Charles Clarke and Andrew Wiseman, both of whom were imprisoned in Stalug Luft III during World
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  • Live, virtual, constructive simulators key for training in USAFE

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Warrior Preparation Center in Einseidlerhof, Germany partnered with Joint Forces Command and the Air National Guard in introducing an advancing live, virtual, constructive (LVC) simulator during a joint Mission Readiness Exercise with the U.S. Army's 173rd Brigade Combat Team Aug. 31 - Sept. 11 to enhance training for
  • Aviano Air Base Marathon official results announced

    An Airman stationed at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, crossed the finish line in 3:11:03 to win the Third Annual Aviano Air Base Marathon held off-base Sept. 13 in and around the town of Aviano.Tech. Sgt. Brian Morris, 32, edged out second place finisher, Rickardo Santa Rossa, a 40-year-old local Italian, who finished in 3:13:09.  More than
  • Nigerian delegation visits Air Forces Africa

    Nigeria sent a team of senior military officials to 17th Air Force (Air Forces Africa) on Sept. 11, giving the West African nation a chance to be guests after hosting two AFAFRICA visits in August. The visit was part of an overall Focus Planning Workshop with U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart. AFAFRICA officials took the opportunity to showcase
  • Security manager STEPed 'on the air'

    A staff sergeant entered the Armed Forces Network's radio studio Sept. 4 expecting to offer listeners advice about sponsoring new Sabers. But she never got the chance to finish sharing her wealth of information that morning. Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Bruce Kenney asked Staff Sgt. Kimberly Kimbril to meet with him under the pretext of giving
  • Annual Airmen's block party adds battle of the dorms

    The 52nd Fighter Wing Top 3 and First IV will be combining forces to host a barbeque for all Airmen at the annual block party Sept. 19. Here, Airmen in the mood for some rivalry and camaraderie can gear up for the first ever "battle of the dorms" competition. There will be a live disc jockey, food, prizes and many more fun activities for Airmen to