U.S. Air Force transfers control of NATO Baltic Air Police mission to Denmark.
U.S. F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron peel away from a formation with Royal Danish F-16's to signify the transfer of the NATO Baltic Air Police mission at Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania Jan. 8. NATO Air Policing is a peacetime collective defense mission, safeguarding the integrity of the NATO Alliance member’s airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)