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  • RAF Mildenhall ATC: Keeping the skies safe

    With 24-hour operations and constant movement on the flightline, air traffic controllers are the guiding voice for all aircraft entering RAF Mildenhall airspace, keeping millions worth of aircraft and pilots safe. How do they do it?The ever-watching eye of the air traffic controllers from the 100th

  • Spangdahlem wraps up successful two-week readiness exercise

    The 52nd Fighter Wing hosted a two-week exercise here March 5-15, testing the base population’s response to a variety of potential scenarios.The exercise was about readiness, assurance, and deterrence, said Lt. Col. Oliver Lause, 52nd FW Inspector General.

  • Joint-Exercise Double Eagle wraps up in Serbia

    “This exercise is important because it builds the readiness of both our militaries,” said Lieutenant General John Gronski, Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe. “When you have a ready military a region can be more stable and secure.”The Serbian government invited the U.S. to train with

  • Combat Shield inspection certifies Saber readiness

    The 480th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s Avionics Shop here underwent a Combat Shield evaluation March 20–24. A Combat Shield evaluation team from the 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, conducted the annual inspection to gauge the effectiveness of the threat-detection

  • 494th completes TLP training

    U.S. Air Force and allied partners completed multi-lateral training for NATO Tactical Leadership Programme 16-3 here, Oct. 7.The 494th Fighter Squadron participated in the month-long training, which focused on preparing flight leaders to become coalition air force mission commanders with instruction

  • Keeping partnerships prosperous at TLP

    When the U.S. Air Force supports contingency operations in a deployed environment, it usually does so with the help of other NATO nations. Training courses like NATO Tactical Leadership Programme 16-3 strengthen the NATO alliance by providing an opportunity for participating nations to work

  • Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

    F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.The exercise is held annually at Nellis,