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  • Emergency Management Chief prepares next generation

    For the past two years, a central focal point for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa is increasing readiness. Exercises with Mission-Oriented Protective Posture gear, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives material defense training have become a regular scenario

  • US Navy Conducts Joint Operations with US Air Force in the Black Sea

    The Arleigh Burke class, guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), a P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) from Patrol Squadron VP-47, four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Aerial Refueling Wing, Mildenhall,

  • Silver Flag: 435th CTS bolsters contingency ops

    The 435th Construction and Training Squadron conducted a Silver Flag training course July 7-17 to bolster the contingency readiness of total force Airmen across the European theater.

  • 86 MXS extracts C-130H fuel tank for training

    The 86th Maintenance Squadron removed fuel tanks from each wing of a C-130H Hercules ground trainer aircraft to use for confined space training. The additional hands-on training from the extracted fuel tanks is estimated to save the Air Force up to $700,000.

  • 86 AW conducts COVID-19 patient movement training

    Airmen assigned to the 86th Operations Group, 86th Medical Group and 86th Maintenance Group participated in a simulated open-air movement of COVID-19 positive patients on a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.

  • Braving the fire: Airman overcomes difficult childhood, finds joy

    Throughout her life, Airman 1st Class Kayla Jerido, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire apprentice, has been described as the positive type, exhibiting a great energy for life. However, those who have heard the energetic 27-year-old’s journey are often taken by surprise.

  • 31 CES Fire Dogs conduct live fire training

    A U.S. Airman from the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron holds a hose in a live fire training exercise at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 29, 2019. The 31st CEF does live fire training three times every year. (U.S. Air Force Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV)

  • JTACS integrate with Czech Republic air force

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Shipman, 2nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron battalion Tactical Air Control Party noncommissioned officer in charge, poses in the staging area during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Náměšť Air Base, Czech Republic, Sept. 5, 2019. Ample Strike is focused

  • Texas Air National Guardsmen train at RAF Mildenhall

    Members of the 136th Airlift Wing, Texas Air National Guard, conducted annual vehicle maintenance training with the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron at RAF Mildenhall July 20 – Aug. 2, 2019.Five guardsmen from different units across Dallas/Fort Worth came to RAF Mildenhall to train on special