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  • 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron participates in Aviation Rotation 19-2

    Airmen assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, deployed as one unit under the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Krzesiny Air Base, Poland.
  • D-Day 75: US forces in UK support airborne operation

    The 352nd Special Operations Wing and the Special Operations Command in Europe parachute-jumped into Normandy, June 9, 2019, in commemoration of the 75th D-Day anniversary, to honor the airborne operation conducted by Allied forces and the Battle for La Fiere Bridgehead, near Sainte-Mère-Église, France, June 6-9, 1944.  “It was an absolute honor to
  • Hill Airmen bring F-35A, fifth-gen capabilities to European defense exercise

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- Airmen deployed from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently wrapped up the U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs first participation in a large, European air-and-missile defense exercise.The focus of the multi-national exercise, Astral Knight 2019, was to defend several
  • 425th ABS, NATO members reach out to local children’s hospital

    Service members from the 425th Air Base Squadron and NATO, along with local national volunteers from the Izmir civilian community, reached out to a children’s hospital April 18 in Izmir, Turkey. The volunteers handed out toys varying from cars and trucks to dolls to more than 60 children who were being treated for a variety of different medical reasons in wards that included leukemia, pediatric surgery and the infectious diseases units.
  • 39th SFS hosts shooting competition

    The 39th SFS hosted a competition as part of the 39th Air Base Wing’s Police Week observance. The purpose of Police Week is to honor the service of law enforcement officers and commemorate those who have fallen in the line of duty. The event was also designed to give non-security forces Airmen a taste of the stress law enforcement officers feel when faced with using deadly force.
  • 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.
  • Atlantic Stripe: Molding, mentoring and developing today’s NCO

    Approximately 70 Airmen, Soldiers and NATO service members from across Europe came together at Ramstein Air Base, Germany for the annual Atlantic Stripe conference, a highly selective, four-day professional development seminar aimed at deliberately developing junior noncommissioned officers to become better Airmen and leaders.
  • Immediate Response 2019 kicks off with 512th Contingency Response Element coordination

    The 512th Contingency Response Element, an Air Force Reserve unit assigned to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, arrived here to participate in Immediate Response 2019, a multinational exercise, co-led by the Croatian Armed Forces, Slovenian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Europe.
  • 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 when a KC-135R crashed in Chaldovar, Kyrgyz Republic, after departing to conduct a combat mission. The aircrew members who died were Capt. Mark T. Voss; Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney; and Tech Sgt. Herman “Tre” Mackey III., who were deployed to the 22d EARS in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Young or old, 100th MXG maintainers pursue excellence

    It’s a new day on the RAF Mildenhall flight line, and new opportunities to continue the mission and keep jets in the air are everywhere for Airmen who call this place home. They arrive fresh-faced and prepared to take on any challenges in the hopes of curbing any maintenance or logistical issues, which may arise and could cause mission stoppage.
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