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  • 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.
  • 4th FW Airmen set up command, control facility for Operation Rapid Forge

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, built a mobile command and control facility for Operation Rapid Forge, July 10, 2019 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.
  • Operation Rapid Forge continues at Spangdahlem

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cody Albert, 421st Fighter Squadron crew chief, marshals an F-35A Lightning II during Operation Rapid Forge at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 18, 2019. Rapid Forge aircraft are forward deploying to the territory of NATO allies to improve interoperability. The goal of the operation is to increase the readiness
  • Sunny with a chance of Air Power

    Weather remains a critical role in the daily operations and success of the 48th Fighter Wing’s ability to provide worldwide responsive combat airpower and support.
  • 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135s refuel F-35s for Theater Security Package

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lighting II assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 351st Air Refueling Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, England, to receive fuel over the Baltic Sea July 13, 2019. The F-35 is deployed to the U.S. European Command area of responsibility to demonstrate U.S.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA commander visits 100th ARW Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff Harrigian, United States Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, met with Team Mildenhall Airmen as part of his visit to RAF Mildenhall, England, July 15, 2019. Harrigian spoke to Airmen about the importance and uniqueness of the only permanent air refueling mission in Europe and Africa, and highlighted his vision since assuming command in May.
  • US, Polish air forces kick off Aviation Rotation 19-3

    Airmen assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron kicked off Aviation Rotation (AvRot) 19-3 with C-130J Super Hercules operations over Powidz Air Base, Poland, July 10, 2019.
  • All hands on deck: Airmen respond to unexpected B-52 landing

    A B-52H Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, made an unexpected appearance on the RAF Mildenhall flightline June 17, 2019, after experiencing an in-flight emergency, but landed safely and no one was injured. The aircraft had been operating in the European theater in support of several exercises in the region. Members from throughout Team Mildenhall were put into action – maintenance, command post, air traffic control from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, a B-52 subject matter expert from the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron, and more.
  • Aviano AB Innovation: Electromagnetic Visual Recording System

    This month, Aviano Air Base will be the first in U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) to try out an innovative new frequency monitoring system.
  • Innovation at its finest: MJ-1 STEP

    Munitions Airmen often use the MJ-1 series bomb lift truck to help transport, load and unload a wide variety of munitions and other supplies. Typically, a ladder is used to make small adjustments for precise positioning of supplies during loading. But now, members from the 31st Maintenance Squadron are innovating a locally manufactured platform called the MJ-1 STEP. It’ll be attached to the front wheel area of the MJ-1, where the weapon troops can step up on, eliminating the need for a ladder.
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