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  • RIAT 2019 showcases U.S. commitment to NATO alliance

    The world’s largest military air show brought nations from all over the world to RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo July 19-21. RIAT 2019 commemorated 70 years since the formation of NATO, and 50 years since the first manned moon landing. The three-day event saw more than 175,000

  • US, Italian F-35 aircraft train together in Italy

    U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft conduct bilateral training with Italian air force F-35s over Italy, July 2, 2019. The U.S. F-35s are deployed to Europe from the 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th FW at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to conduct training with NATO allies and partners allowing

  • F-35s fly with Finnish F-18s

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft, assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, prepares to join formation while en route to Turku, Finland, June 13, 2019. The F-35A flew alongside two Finnish F-18 Hornet aircraft as part of a Theater Security Package. (U.S.

  • Third Air Force commander’s mission and vision

    Every leader throughout the course of history has had to live up to the task of gathering information coming at them from all sides, know the strengths and weaknesses of the people they surround themselves with and then take action.Critical decision making is the epitome of effective leadership, and

  • Exercise Astral Knight 2019 boasts multinational relations

    Senior leaders, Italian Air Force Maj. Gen. Silvano Frigerio, Combat Force Commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Steven Basham, U.S Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa deputy commander, Brig. Gen. Mato Mikic, Croatian Air Force commander, and Maj. Gen. Alenka Ermenc, Slovenia Air Force chief of the

  • Command Senior Enlisted Leaders Attend European Air Forces Conference

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa along with NATO Allied Air Command hosted senior enlisted leaders from across Europe at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 21-22, for the first biennial European Air Forces Senior Enlisted Leader Conference, a seminar designed to help enhance personal

  • Airmen from 22d EARS honor Shell 77 legacy

    Airmen from the 22d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron and the tanker community paused for 77 seconds of synchronized silence to commemorate the legacy of the fallen heroes of “Shell 77” May 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six years ago, the air refueling community lost three of their own

  • Romanian air force Airmen visit Sly Fox and crew

    Airmen with the Romanian air force visited the 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker “Sly Fox” and crew from RAF Mildenhall, England, during refueling training with Romanian F-16s in Bucharest March 11-15, 2019.The visitors toured the jet, discussed the operational duties of each crew member

  • Spangdahlem AB master sergeant wins Spark Tank competition

    Master Sgt. Jonathan Maas assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, was named the 2019 Spark Tank winner during the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 28, in Orlando.