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  • HH-60G A6212 takes final flight before retirement

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- The HH-60G Pave Hawk zipped side-to-side as it performed aerial maneuvers above Croatia. All the while, two crew members fired their mini guns at targets with precision and focus. The helicopter provided top cover for U.S. Army soldiers on the ground below. Although, this helicopter was on its final flight after 30 years of service.
  • 93rd EARS supports Bright Star 21, fuels regional partner capacity

    Airmen and KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 93rd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron deployed out of Fairchild Air Base, Washington, provided aerial refueling capabilities as part of exercise Bright Star 21 Sept. 5-16, 2021.
  • 501st CSW, 100th ARW, 352d SOW partner for ACE exercise

    Airmen from the 501st Combat Support Wing, 100th Air Refueling Wing and 352d Special Operations Wing partnered to conduct an ACE exercise to test their overall readiness and lethality capabilities. ACE ensures Airmen and aircrews are postured to deliver lethal combat power across the full spectrum of military operations.
  • COMUSAFE hosts Arctic Air Chiefs Symposium

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa has been actively taking steps to employ the Air Force Arctic Strategy since the inception of the plan nearly a year ago, and hosted the first Arctic Air Chiefs Symposium at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 15, 2021.
  • U.S., Slovenian Armed Forces partner in bilateral exercise

    U.S. Air Force and Slovenian Armed Forces leaders met to discuss bilateral operations and interoperability during a visit at Cerklje ob Krki Air Base, Slovenia, Sept. 9.Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, and Brig. Gen. Jason E. Bailey, commander, 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, met with BG
  • Thracian Star 21 strengthens partnerships and enhances ability to rapidly deploy

    More than 150 Airmen and eight F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, participated in Thracian Star 21, a Bulgarian air force-led exercise aiming to enhance interoperability and the ability to rapidly deploy to remote locations, July 9-22, 2021.
  • New commander takes charge of 52nd FW

    The 52nd Fighter Wing held a change of command ceremony at Hangar 1 here July 15.
  • Three 31 FW SFS members respond to vehicle collision during AFRICAN LION 21

    The U.S. Air Force Core Values outline the standards by which Airmen should live by; Integrity First, Excellence In All We Do, and Service Before Self.
  • FS21 strengthens aircraft integration and alliances

    One of the only noises to be heard at Amendola Air Base, Italy, is the thundering sound of three different nations’ fourth-and-fifth-generation fighter aircraft starting up and taking off to participate in Falcon Strike 2021 (FS21), June 7-15.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA command chief engages with allied, partner nations

    Open communication is key to the success of any working relationship; however, due to COVID-19, the ability to travel and meet face-to-face has become limited, making leaders rely on communication through video teleconference capabilities.
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