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  • 56th RQS/HMU return from deployment

    The 56th Rescue Squadron recently returned to Aviano Air Base after deploying downrange earlier this year.
  • 136 Memorial Workout: EOD remembers fallen

    Service members of the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight participated in the EOD 136 Memorial Workout at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 5, 2019.The workout honors the memory of the 136 Department of Defense EOD technicians that have lost their lives in the line of duty since 9/11.
  • 2nd MUNS continues readiness during BTF deployment

    Airmen from 2nd Munitions Squadron out of Barksdale Air Force Base are staying mission ready while currently deployed at RAF Fairford, England. 2nd Bomb Wing Airmen and aircraft are currently operating out of RAF Fairford in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1 operations. To continue their readiness, the crew built 30 BDU-50 bombs, a non-explosive bomb that allows the 2nd MS to practice building bombs, which provides pilots the opportunity to practice deploying them.
  • Bomber security forces and U.K. partners protect jets

    For over 100 years, the United States and the United Kingdom have fought side-by-side in major conflicts including two World Wars and the War on Terror, forging a powerful alliance that is respected and feared throughout the world. For Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, Airmen of the U.S. Air Force 2nd Security Forces Squadron have deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, to RAF Fairford, England.
  • Aerospace ground equipment: no airpower without ground power

    As a global air refueling and combat support forward operating base, RAF Mildenhall projects airpower through unrivaled air refueling and provides combat support across Europe and Africa. However, to complete this mission, it takes hard work and dedication from the Airmen of the 100th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment shop, who live by the creed of “there’s no airpower without ground power.”
  • RAGE: Aviano makes history

    The crowd cheered with excitement as 10 Airmen from the 31st Munitions Squadron sprinted towards flat and empty trailers, ready to mark Air Force History.
  • 31 CES Fire Dogs conduct live fire training

    U.S. Senior Airman Jose Villalobos, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman, participates in a live fire training exercise at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 29, 2019. Live fire training is conducted in a burn building, which is a structure built to be intentionally burned for firefighter training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • 96th AMU maintainers provide mission success to BTF 20-1

    The U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress has been in service since the 1950’s and is still a major player in the mission of deterrence to our adversaries. The maintainers of the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 96th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, deployed out of Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, traveled to RAF Fairford, England, to ensure the success of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1.
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