U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces Africa
Published October 19, 2020
Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron and 435th Contingency Response Group assigned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrive at 33rd Air Base near Powidz, Poland, for Aviation Detachment Rotation 21.1, Oct. 19, 2020. The Aviation Detachment Rotations are bilateral training exercises and deployments designed to enhance partner interoperability, maintain joint readiness and assure regional allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Thomas Arnett, 37th Airlift Squadron Aviation Detachment Rotation 21.1 mission commander, briefs customs and courtesies within Poland, health protection measures and current training objectives at 33rd Air Base near Powidz, Poland, during Aviation Detachment Rotation 21.1 Oct. 19, 2020. Since 2012, participation in training events like Aviation Detachment Rotation enhances professional relationships and improves overall coordination with allies and partner militaries during times of crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann)
Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron and 435th Contingency Response group receive a safety briefing from a U.S. Air Force foreign liaison at 33rd Air Base near Powidz, Poland, during Aviation Detachment Rotation 21.1, Oct. 19, 2020. In order to maintain force health protection, Airmen follow risk-based measures consistent with guidance from the Department of Defense, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and host nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann)
Airmen and C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, are participating in bilateral training with the Polish Air Force during Aviation Detachment Rotation 21.1 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve at 33rd Airlift Base, Powidz, Poland.
During the rotation, U.S. and Polish Air Forces will conduct training focused on maintaining joint readiness while building interoperability capabilities.
Our rotational force presence in Poland allows the United States and its allies to respond to threats and support global operations.