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492d FS, RAF Fairford partner for ACE Exercise

A formation of F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron approach for landing during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

A formation of F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron approach for landing during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, flies overhead during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021.Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, flies overhead during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, flies overhead during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, right, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, right, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, left, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, and 1st Lt. Zach Wiles, 492d FS pilot, sit in the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, left, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, and 1st Lt. Zach Wiles, 492d FS pilot, sit in the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspect the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspect the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs post-flight checks on a F-15E Strike Eagle after landing during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021.  The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs post-flight checks on a F-15E Strike Eagle after landing during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Senior Airman Steven Guerra, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, reads a technical order during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Senior Airman Steven Guerra, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, reads a technical order during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, inspects the internal components of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, inspects the internal components of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021.Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021.Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, writes down notes during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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Airman 1st Class Kevaughn Kerr, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, writes down notes during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, left, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, and 1st Lt. Zach Wiles, 492d FS pilot, sit in the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, left, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, and 1st Lt. Zach Wiles, 492d FS pilot, sit in the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Several F-15E Strike Eagle’s assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron arrive in support of an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)
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Several F-15E Strike Eagle’s assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron arrive in support of an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

Six F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, static during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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Six F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, static during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 25, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, flies overhead during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021.Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, flies overhead during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021.Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Three F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, taxi on the runway during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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Three F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, taxi on the runway during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Two F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, fly overhead during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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Two F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron, fly overhead during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, steps out of the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Kyle Gager, 492d Fighter Squadron weapons systems officer, steps out of the cockpit of an F-15E Strike Eagle during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures that U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eugene Oliver)

Several F-15E Strike Eagle’s assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron arrive in support of an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. The exercise enables U.S. forces in Europe to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support. This further ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)
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An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron lands during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations that have varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

A formation of F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron approach for landing during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations that have varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)
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A formation of F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492d Fighter Squadron approach for landing during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Aug. 23, 2021. Utilizing ACE concepts ensures U.S. forces in Europe are better equipped to operate from locations that have varying levels of capacity and support to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

RAF FAIRFORD, England --