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  • Bolt inspection tool wins Team Mildenhall innovation award

    Tech. Sgt. Steven Iziguerra, 100th Maintenance Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of the non-destructive inspections section, won the Team Mildenhall Innovation of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019. As part of the NDI team, Iziguerra and his Airmen inspect aircraft parts to ensure they are anatomically sound, free of cracks and defects.
  • Immediate Response 2019 kicks off with 512th Contingency Response Element coordination

    The 512th Contingency Response Element, an Air Force Reserve unit assigned to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, arrived here to participate in Immediate Response 2019, a multinational exercise, co-led by the Croatian Armed Forces, Slovenian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Europe.
  • Theater Security Package 19.1 strengthens deterrence capability, interoperability with Romanian partners

    F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft and Airmen assigned to the 301st Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station Joint Base Fort Worth, Texas, deployed earlier this month to Câmpia Turzii, Romania, as the 457th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, marking the start of Theater Security Package 19.1, a deterrence and partnership-building rotation under Operation Atlantic Resolve.
  • 435th CTS restores WWII memorial in France

    Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron applied their skills to restore a WWII memorial, April 30.The memorial is home to an engine that belonged to an aircraft shot down by enemy forces during D-Day. After years of weathering, the case surrounding the engine lost its clarity and made it very difficult to see the monument.Before
  • AERONet prototype could provide combat insight to allies

    “Bold Quest is the first time we will be able to show our target partner nation audience what AERONet can do for them,” said Maj. Scott Frye, the AERONet program manager with the C3I&N Quick Reaction Capability Branch. He is helping to transition AERONet from an Air Force Research Lab concept to reality. “We already have interest from several countries, so we think there’s a large demand out there for a system that creates a combat network and makes intelligence gathering and close-air support more effective.”
  • EUCOM leaders visit Team Mildenhall

    Members of the European Command Capstone 19-3 class visited RAF Mildenhall, England, May 6, 2019. EUCOM leaders, consisting of members of all five branches of the U.S. military, discussed infrastructure developments with wing leadership and gained an understanding of the resources needed to continue the mission.
  • Guard and Reserve Airmen provide ready, agile airlift capability for U.S. European Command during Silver Arrow 19

    From April 9-24, two C-130H Hercules aircraft and more than 50 Airmen assigned to the 700th Airlift Squadron, 94th Airlift Wing, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., participated in the first two-week rotation of Silver Arrow 19, a six-month surge of airlift capability within the U.S. European Command area of responsibility staged from Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • The 728th AMS: Solutions, execution, evolution

    “It’s always been done this way.” This is a phrase that’s been said at almost every job around the world. It is a phrase that time and time again has halted the possibility of increased initiative, safety, time management and more. Members of the 728th Air Mobility Squadron are putting an end to that and crafting new ideas from some of their most creative members: junior Airmen and new NCOs. To encourage creativity and empower the squadron’s future leaders, leadership at the 728th AMS created a Solutions Group, which is comprised of members from across the squadron. The Solutions Group solves work-related issues they have either experienced or noticed and brainstorm ways to fix those problems.
  • Different strokes: Airman combines love for drawing, Air Force

    With one paint brush secured in her right hand and another tucked behind her ear she effortlessly applies bright-yellow paint to her newest masterpiece. When presented with the chance to combine her love for drawing with her love for her job, one Airman jumped at the opportunity to create a mural for her squadron’s heritage room. The loud music blaring over the speakers in the background fits today’s mood, but it doesn’t matter because drawing is always her happy place. Though the environment has changed throughout the years, from doodling notebook sketches to drawing on canteens, they all symbolize one thing: an Airman’s love for creating new things.
  • Airmen from 22d EARS honor Shell 77 legacy

    Airmen from the 22d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron and the tanker community paused for 77 seconds of synchronized silence to commemorate the legacy of the fallen heroes of “Shell 77” May 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six years ago, the air refueling community lost three of their own when a KC-135R crashed in Chaldovar, Kyrgyz Republic, after departing to conduct a combat mission. The aircrew members who died were Capt. Mark T. Voss; Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney; and Tech Sgt. Herman “Tre” Mackey III., who were deployed to the 22d EARS in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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