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  • Rescue Squadrons make final jump at Lakenheath

    Aircrews and pararescue Airmen assigned to the 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons conducted one final jump over the skies of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England April 20, 2018. The event signals the final phase of the two squadrons’ relocation to Aviano Air Base, Italy, this spring.
  • Testers bring targets to NATO exercise

    The 40th Flight Test Squadron aircrew participating in a joint-international exercise known as Formidable Shield.
  • Fallen WWII Airmen honored in Bologna, Italy

    On Oct. 7, 2017, a memorial service was held for 2nd Lt. Paul R. Joyce, U.S. Army Air Corps P-47 pilot, near Bologna, Italy.
  • Top it off: US, Hellenic air forces practice in-flight refueling

    A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, joined F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the Hellenic air force to perform in-flight refueling operations during a flying training deployment, Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece.
  • Aviano F-16s depart for Immediate Response 16

    Several F-16 Fighting Falcons departed for Exercise Immediate Response 16 from Aviano Air Base, Italy on Sept. 14, 2016. The exercise is a multinational exercise using computer-assisted simulations and field training exercises spanning Croatia and Slovenia.
  • Triple Nickel participates in Green Flag 16-8

    Green Flag-West, a realistic air-land integration combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies, is primarily conducted in conjunction with U.S. Army Combat Training Center exercises at Ft. Irwin, Calif.
  • USAF provide air power, support to BALTOPS 2016

    The U.S. Air Force, along with its Polish counterparts officially kicked off flying operations in Poland for exercise Baltic Operations 2016, June 6, here.
  • Enhancing partnership with Poland: AvDet 16-3 kicks off

    Aviation Detachment 16-3, a bilateral training deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve involving U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and Polish air forces, kicked off June 6, here.