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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mildenhall Airmen win USAFE information dominance award

    The 100th Communications Squadron won the 2018 Lt. Gen. Harold W. Grant Award for Best Small Communications Squadron in United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa. The award honors information dominance and cyberspace units for sustained superior performance and professional excellence. The 100th CS also won the award in 2015.
  • C-17 Globemaster III: An aircraft as versatile as AE crews

    Larger, faster and flexible – a flying ICU. Since joining the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III has significantly expanded aeromedical evacuation capabilities. In addition to its transport and other numerous mission sets, the C-17 converts to provide aeromedical evacuation to patients in a broad variety of conditions. The aircraft has played critical roles in various contingencies, bringing warfighters to higher levels of care, bringing patients home to the U.S., and aiding in humanitarian efforts to save the lives of those impacted by natural disasters.
  • USAFE Airmen conduct aeromedical evacuation training above Germany

    Members of the 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron from Ramstein Air Base performed training aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker from RAF Mildenhall, England, Jan. 23, 2019. During the training, members practiced emergency medical scenarios, including patients suffering worsening health conditions, cardiac emergencies, aircraft decompression and emergency ditching of an aircraft.
  • 48th MUNS trains for AFCOCOMP

    48th Munitions Squadron Airmen conducted training here, Jan. 23, to prepare for the upcoming Air Force Combat Operations Competition.
  • Hungarian forces visit Saber Nation

    Members of the 480th Fighter Squadron and Hungarian air force came together to strengthen their partnership and prepare for future training opportunities.
  • AFSVA hits the road to select best in food service programs

    Evaluators are travelling to nine installations -- one representing each major command -- to determine the best food service programs in the Air Force and award the coveted Hennessy Trophy.
  • Mildenhall hosts USAFE resilience trainer course

    RAF Mildenhall hosted a Master Resiliency Trainer certification course for members across U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa here Jan. 14-18. The course was held with the purpose of increasing resilience awareness and training, inspired by the Air Force initiative to create a culture where members are comfortable seeking and receiving assistance within their communities.
  • World’s Best Wing’ a CINC IEA Finalist

    The 2019 CINC team inspects Ramstein for installation excellence award.