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  • US, Italian air forces, NATO work together for exercise Spartan Alliance 18-8

    More than 80 service members, civilians and contractors from U.S. Air Forces in Europe, the Italian air force and NATO participated in exercise Spartan Alliance 18-8, July 17 - 20 from three locations in Germany and Italy. Spartan Alliance 18-8 is a large command and control weapon system, air, and ground simulator training exercise with virtual
  • Secretary Wilson returns to RAF Mildenhall, discusses innovation, strategy

    When then second lieutenant Heather Wilson joined the Air Force in 1985, her very first assignment was to the 3rd Air Force at RAF Mildenhall. Now, as the Secretary of the Air Force, Wilson returned to RAF Mildenhall July 12 to learn about the new innovations the Airmen here have since created and to speak about the National Defense Strategy. “It’s been 30 years since I’ve been at RAF Mildenhall, and seeing how much it has changed, I can see that driving innovation is still one our top priorities,” Wilson said.
  • Royal International Air Tattoo draws record visitors to RAF Fairford

    The 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo, held here from July 13th to 14th, attracted a record 185,000 visitors for a weekend full of aviation displays, aerial acrobatics, and events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.
  • USAFE launches inaugural Combat Ammunition Production exercise

    Airmen from the 48th Fighter Wing Maintenance Group hosted approximately 160 Airmen to participate in the United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa’s inaugural Combat Ammunition Production Exercise at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England July 16-19, 2018.
  • US Presents Apollo 15 Flag to Royal Air Force during Farnborough Opening Ceremony

    Following the Royal International Air Tattoo, Department of Defense senior leadership kicked off the week-long Farnborough International Airshow at the opening ceremony July 16, 2018, in Farnborough, United Kingdom.
  • NATO allies cultivate NCO Corp

    In order to continue enhancing leadership capabilities across Europe, U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip L. Easton, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa command chief, put plans into action and attended the Romanian air force’s Senior Enlisted Leader and Command Sergeant Major’s Summit in Bucharest, Romania, July 10-11.
  • 37th Airlift Squadron takes to the skies for Thracian Summer 18

    Two U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and about 60 Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived at Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 10 and 11, to kick-off Thracian Summer 2018.
  • Honor Guard commemorates World War I in France

    SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, 52nd Fighter Wing Honor Guard members from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participated in a Bastille Day ceremony in Metz, France, July 13, 2018. The Honor Guard detail marched with French military members at their ceremony to honor
  • RIAT 2018 showcases F-35A, U.S.-U.K relations

    The 501st Combat Support Wing supported more than 170,000 people from around the world for the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, July 13 to 15.