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  • MQ-9 detachment becomes fully operational

    Approximately 40 Airmen participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 52nd Fighter Wing’s geographically separated unit, 52nd Expeditionary Operations Group Detachment 2, at Miroslawiec Air Base, Poland, March 1, 2019.The event marked the opening of new facilities at the detachment and celebrated the 52nd EOG reaching full operational
  • African Partnership Flight kicks off in Rwanda

    U.S. Air Forces Africa along with the Rwanda Defence Force kicked off African Partnership Flight Rwanda here during an opening ceremony. The weeklong event is the first of its kind in Rwanda and being hosted by the U.S. Air Force and the Rwanda Defence Force.
  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band plays Tour Du Kigali

    Members of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go performed during a Tour du Rwanda concert in Kigali, Rwanda, March 2, 2019. The band uses music as a way to connect with people and share cultures.
  • Ramstein hosts week-long exercise

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Pravel, 86th Maintenance Squadron C-130J Super Hercules crew chief, wears mission-oriented protective posture gear during Exercise Operation Varsity 19-01 on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 28, 2019. During the exercise, participants stayed in a protective shelter until given the all clear. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • 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.
  • Third Air Force leadership visits Incirlik

    Airmen from the 39th Medical Group demonstrate decontamination procedures during a familiarization briefing with U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John M. Wood, Third Air Force commander, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Feb. 22, 2019. Medical Airmen train to improve processes and ensure readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor Rhynes)
  • Mi Amigo flypast, memorial service touches millions

    In a time of war, it is often true that a brief life burns brightly. For many of the 416,800 Americans who sacrificed their lives for freedom during World War II, their brief moments are known as part of a greater tide of courage that freed Western Europe of genocidal oppression. For the ten men of the Mi Amigo, however, their defining moment is remembered forever by the city of Sheffield.
  • NDI; Exposing the cracks

    Non-destructive inspection technicians perform five different types of inspections – x-ray, ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic particle and penetrant – to detect abnormalities. NDI Airmen are tasked with ensuring aircraft and weapons systems parts are structurally safe with no damage, flaws or stress fractures. The Bloody Hundredth Airmen take pride in exposing the cracks to keep the mission moving.
  • USAFE hosts European F-35 User’s Group meeting

    Military leaders from several European countries joined U.S. Air Forces in Europe for an F-35 Air Chief meeting at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 12, 2019.
  • 52nd Fighter Wing command team visit Det. 1, 2

    The 52nd Fighter Wing’s geographically separated units are of paramount importance to the mission; visits to these GSUs allows leadership to highlight the important purpose shouldered by each and every person serving at the GSU, while reviewing the mission progress.U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Bailey, 52nd FW commander and Chief Master Sgt. Alvin
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