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  • Hecker departs Maxwell, Air University for Europe

    General James Hecker took command of U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa and NATO Allied Air Command on June 27, 2022, with Europe facing challenges brought on by Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine.

  • B-2 conducts hot-pit refueling at Lajes

    The 65th Air Base Group, in cooperation with our long standing NATO ally, provided hot-pit refueling to the B-2 aircraft and showcased the interoperability and readiness capability between the two allied nations.

  • CSAF visits Spangdahlem Air Base

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Spangdahlem Air Base, July 19, 2019, to meet with base leaders, to host an all call, and to attend an official ceremony.

  • USAFE-AFAFRICA commander visits Spangdahlem

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa commander meets with service members assigned to 421st Fighter Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on temporary duty assignment at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 3, 2019. The 421st FS is flying F-35A

  • USAFE-AFAFRICA commander visits Det. 24, Pilot Training Next

    Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, United States Air Forces Europe and United States Air Forces Africa commander, visited Detachment 24 and Pilot Training Next to learn more about how AETC is exploring and prototyping a pilot training environment that integrates various technologies to produce pilots in a

  • Army, Air Force work together for Swift Response 19

    Swift Response 19 is one of the premier military crisis response training events featuring high readiness airborne forces. Activities include intermediate staging base operations, multiple airborne operations, and several air assault operations.

  • 815th Airlift Squadron delivers during Swift Response 19

    For exercise Swift Response 19, military members across two continents worked as a team to conduct training to increase the participating nations’ readiness, capabilities and capacity to conduct full spectrum military operations. They used combined training fostering trust, increasing

  • Exercise Baltic Operations

    A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, in support of Exercise Baltic Operations, over Germany, June 12, 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region. (U.S. Air Force photo by