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  • Team Mildenhall, 48th Fighter Wing don’t cry over spilled gas

    Airmen from RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath participated in a fuel spill exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, May 15, 2019. The exercise, conducted annually in accordance with Defense Logistics Agency regulations, replicated a fuel spill and tested Airmen’s reaction to an event that could halt the base’s aerial refueling mission.
  • Bolt inspection tool wins Team Mildenhall innovation award

    Tech. Sgt. Steven Iziguerra, 100th Maintenance Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of the non-destructive inspections section, won the Team Mildenhall Innovation of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019. As part of the NDI team, Iziguerra and his Airmen inspect aircraft parts to ensure they are anatomically sound, free of cracks and defects.
  • CSAF, CMSAF thank Incirlik for taking warfighting excellence to the next level

    “Never underestimate the importance of your service in uniform, deployed here, right now,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to Airmen during an all-call at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 23, 2018. “We can’t say thank you enough for your service, for your family and for what you are doing here when your Nation needs you most.”
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA commander praises Incirlik’s readiness

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, visited Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 5-6, 2018. “When you wake up each and every morning, bring it strong and be ready,” said Wolters. Readiness was the key theme throughout the visit. During his time here, Wolters met with the Spanish Patriot Unit and
  • Female FARP member – Fuels gas and breaks barriers

    Under complete darkness noises coming from every direction whirling around her, she focuses through the haze of her night vision goggles as she pulls more than 760 feet of heavy refueling hoses from one aircraft to another. Her face is full of sweat and her heart pounds, as a CV-22 Osprey hovers as it prepares to land before her.
  • Airmen participate in base readiness exercise

    Saber Nation’s usual operations came to a halt as personnel donned bulky suits, heavy helmets, and gas masks, transforming the base into a simulated wartime training environment.
  • Expanded childcare options support deployed, remote Airmen

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force is expanding the number of hours it will provide free child care for families of military members deployed or on remote assignment starting April 1. The change provides 16 hours of pre-deployment, 16 hours each month during deployment or remote assignment, and 16 hours of post-deployment care
  • 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.
  • First of monthly planned NATO exercises considered success at Spangdahlem

    SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- The 52nd Fighter Wing hosted a multinational, large-force exercise Feb. 22-23, 2018, involving participants from several NATO countries.
  • Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities

    In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.
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