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  • 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.
  • 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 Lighting II on training missions with F-16 Fighting
  • 435th AGOW and 16th SB parachute over Ramstein

    Approximately 40 paratroopers from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and the 16th Sustainment Brigade conducted the first personnel drops over Ramstein since Nov. 2017.
  • Exceptional Leader Spotlight: Master Sgt. Richard Duken

    Some of us don’t go where the path leads, but instead blaze our own trail. When U.S. Airmen choose to be the difference, they are making themselves, the Wing, and the Air Force better.
  • 48th Fighter Wing participates in Point Blank 19-2

    The 48th Fighter Wing took part in exercise Point Blank 19-2, alongside other U.S., French and Royal Air Force units participating from various locations in the U.K.
  • Paris Air Show: four lenses

    It's a long way from the South Pole to Paris, and not many people — besides perhaps a handful of scientists — have careers that include business trips to both locations.
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