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  • U.S. Air Force deploys to Romania, improves capabilities, relationships in region

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from Aviano, Mildenhall, Ramstein and Spangdahlem Air Bases, deployed to the 71st Air Base, Campia Turzii, Romania, in support of exercise Dacian Reaper, Jan. 10, 2020.
  • Trust between nations strengthened by international camaraderie

    Strengthening the relationship between the U.S. and Romania is a primary objective exercise Carpathian Fall seeks to accomplish. Strengthening this relationship between the two NATO allies requires a free-flow exchange of ideas and tactics. It is more than that, however.
  • Multinational Heavy Airlift Wing celebrates 10th anniversary

    The United States, alongside 11 NATO and Partnership for Peace nations, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Heavy Airlift Wing activation under the Strategic Airlift Capability program this week at Pápa Air Base, Hungary.
  • Vigorous Warrior 19 ensures readiness, strong partnerships for U.S. Air Force medics

    Exercise Vigorous Warrior 19, NATO’s largest-ever medical readiness event, ended Friday with ceremonies at Cincu Military Base, Romania. Beginning April 3, approximately 50 Airmen from the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, worked with over 2,500 military personnel from 39 NATO and partner countries to improve interoperability and readiness in a simulated Article 5 combat scenario.
  • Mildenhall KC-135 crew strengthens relationship with Romanian air force

    U.S. Airmen with the 351st Air Refueling Squadron and the 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron participated in air refueling training alongside members of the Romanian air force in Bucharest, Romania, March 11-15. The “Sly Fox” KC-135 Stratotanker crew refueled Romanian air force F-16 Fighting Falcons over the week, which focused on interoperability with their Romanian counterparts and enhanced the operational readiness of both nations.
  • Greatest sacrifice: B-24 Liberator pilot identified, repatriated after 73 years

    As his B-24 Liberator started a spiraling descent after encountering hostile anti-aircraft fire over Bulgaria, 1st Lt. John Crouchley knew what he had to do. Holding tightly onto the controls and desperately fighting with two badly damaged engines, he made sure his nine-strong crew escaped with their lives before the aircraft hit the ground. It was June 28, 1944, and the crew of “The Miss Yankee Rebel” were on their way home from a bombing mission in Romania. Those nine Airmen lived to see another day; their pilot perished along with his aircraft.
  • Director of the Air National Guard visits the troops

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Scott Rice, Air National Guard director, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Anderson, ANG command chief, visited guardsmen from the 131st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from the Massachusetts ANG, at Romanian Air Force 71st Air Base, Câmpia Turzii, Romania, June 22, 2018.
  • The exercise may be over, but not the partnership

    U.S. and Romanian military members concluded a two-week bilateral training exercise on Otopeni Air Base, Romania, Aug. 31, 2017.
  • USAFE Airmen support Romanian air show

    The 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, consisting of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Florida Air National Guard, and Louisiana Air National Guard Airmen, assisted the Romanian Armed Forces in an air show at Camp Turzii in Cluj County, Romania, July 29.
  • US, Romania train to strengthen NATO alliance

    Airmen from the 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron are conducting training in Romania as part of the European Theater Security Package, a rotational deployment meant to ensure regional stability and increase interoperability with NATO allies.
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