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KC-135 aircraft arrive in Poland for Aviation Rotation 18.5

Release Number: 030918

KC-135 aircraft and supporting personnel, assigned to the 126th Air Refueling Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, arrived at Powidz Air Base, Poland.

The unit will support F-16 aircraft, based at 31st Tactical Air Base, Poznan-Krzesiny, Poland, that are participating in bilateral training with the Polish Air Force during Aviation Rotation 18.5, off-station training/flying deployment, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

During the rotation the U.S. Air Force and Polish air forces will conduct training focused on maintaining joint readiness while building interoperability capabilities.

Through strengthened relationships and engagements with our allies, the United States and NATO demonstrate their shared commitment to a peaceful, stable and secure Europe.

For more information, contact U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Public Affairs at +49 06371-405-1795 or e-mail usafepao.pao@us.af.mil or usafepa.pastaffdutyofficer@us.af.mil.