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  • USAFE-AFAFRICA deputy commander visits 52nd FW

    U.S. Air Force Col. William McKibban, 52nd Fighter Wing vice commander, greets U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Steven Basham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa deputy commander, during his visit to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 24, 2021. During the visit, Basham toured Spangdahlem AB’s COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites as well as
  • 25 Years Later: Remembering Khobar Towers

    “I still don’t know if the bloody footprints on the ground are those of a survivor or one of the 19 who lost their lives that day.”
  • The 459th ARW completes participation in Arctic Challenge Exercise 21

    U.S. Air Force Reserve Airmen and KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to the 459th Air Refueling Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, completed participation in Arctic Challenge Exercise 2021, June 18, at Rovaniemi Air Base, Finland, after two weeks of air refueling missions in the Arctic skies.
  • Proactive deterrence in action: 435th CRSS air advisors train Czechian AF

    The 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron air advisor team is leading the way in building partner capacity by training NATO countries such as the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Lithuania.
  • Nigerien Air Base 201 bazaar boosts Agadez economy and relationship

    A local artisan bazaar, hosted June 20, 2021 by Nigerien Air Base 201, Agadez, generated approximately $14,000 (4.2 million Central African francs) while strengthening relationships between service members and the community. This event was made possible with the help of Airmen from the 409th Air Expeditionary Group and Soldiers assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil affairs team. There were 43 vendors from different ethnic groups in the local area to sell their products.
  • Arctic Challenge Exercise 21 concludes: mission successful

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing spent the past month at Kallax Air Base, Sweden, to participate in the Arctic Challenge Exercise 2021, which took place June 2-18.
  • 100 ARW provides fuel over the Arctic

    U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, provide support to the Arctic Challenge Exercise 2021 (ACE 21), June 1-18.
  • Stronger together: EPF event fosters effective military relationships

    The Hungarian air force co-hosted European Partnership Flight 2021 alongside United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa at Kecskemét Air Base, Hungary from June 6-12.
  • IEAFA leaders and graduates reunited at EPF Hungary

    Inter-European Air Forces Academy leadership were reunited with former graduates of the program during 2021’s Agile Combat Employment-focused European Partnership Flight at Kecskemét Air Base, Hungary, June 6-12.
  • FS21 strengthens aircraft integration and alliances

    One of the only noises to be heard at Amendola Air Base, Italy, is the thundering sound of three different nations’ fourth-and-fifth-generation fighter aircraft starting up and taking off to participate in Falcon Strike 2021 (FS21), June 7-15.