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  • A decade in waiting: Incirlik Airmen visit Adana school

    Surrounded by textured colorful walls, classical piano riffs signaling the class bell and the chatter of middle schoolers, eight Incirlik Airmen made their way across campus. Understanding that having a presence in the community is an essential aspect to nurturing alliances, Airmen spent a day with more than 1,000 students and faculty during a local school visit May 9, 2019, in Adana, Turkey. During the visit, they discussed their jobs and role in the Air Force, STEM opportunities and American culture.
  • U.S. Air Force Reservists participate in multi-national mass casualty exercise

    U.S. Air Force Reserve medical personnel assigned to the 301st Fighter Wing, 301st Medical Squadron, out of Carswell Field, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas; and the 433rd Medical Support Squadron out of San Antonio, Texas, were bombarded by simulated patients in a mass casualty scenario during Immediate Response 2019 (IR19), in Maribor, Slovenia, May 17, 2019.
  • 425th ABS, NATO members reach out to local children’s hospital

    Service members from the 425th Air Base Squadron and NATO, along with local national volunteers from the Izmir civilian community, reached out to a children’s hospital April 18 in Izmir, Turkey. The volunteers handed out toys varying from cars and trucks to dolls to more than 60 children who were being treated for a variety of different medical reasons in wards that included leukemia, pediatric surgery and the infectious diseases units.
  • Team Mildenhall, 48th Fighter Wing don’t cry over spilled gas

    Airmen from RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath participated in a fuel spill exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, May 15, 2019. The exercise, conducted annually in accordance with Defense Logistics Agency regulations, replicated a fuel spill and tested Airmen’s reaction to an event that could halt the base’s aerial refueling mission.
  • Atlantic Stripe: Molding, mentoring and developing today’s NCO

    Approximately 70 Airmen, Soldiers and NATO service members from across Europe came together at Ramstein Air Base, Germany for the annual Atlantic Stripe conference, a highly selective, four-day professional development seminar aimed at deliberately developing junior noncommissioned officers to become better Airmen and leaders.
  • Bolt inspection tool wins Team Mildenhall innovation award

    Tech. Sgt. Steven Iziguerra, 100th Maintenance Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of the non-destructive inspections section, won the Team Mildenhall Innovation of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019. As part of the NDI team, Iziguerra and his Airmen inspect aircraft parts to ensure they are anatomically sound, free of cracks and defects.
  • Immediate Response 2019 kicks off with 512th Contingency Response Element coordination

    The 512th Contingency Response Element, an Air Force Reserve unit assigned to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, arrived here to participate in Immediate Response 2019, a multinational exercise, co-led by the Croatian Armed Forces, Slovenian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Europe.
  • 435th CTS restores WWII memorial in France

    Airmen assigned to the 435th Construction Training Squadron applied their skills to restore a WWII memorial, April 30.The memorial is home to an engine that belonged to an aircraft shot down by enemy forces during D-Day. After years of weathering, the case surrounding the engine lost its clarity and made it very difficult to see the monument.Before
  • EUCOM leaders visit Team Mildenhall

    Members of the European Command Capstone 19-3 class visited RAF Mildenhall, England, May 6, 2019. EUCOM leaders, consisting of members of all five branches of the U.S. military, discussed infrastructure developments with wing leadership and gained an understanding of the resources needed to continue the mission.
  • Different strokes: Airman combines love for drawing, Air Force

    With one paint brush secured in her right hand and another tucked behind her ear she effortlessly applies bright-yellow paint to her newest masterpiece. When presented with the chance to combine her love for drawing with her love for her job, one Airman jumped at the opportunity to create a mural for her squadron’s heritage room. The loud music blaring over the speakers in the background fits today’s mood, but it doesn’t matter because drawing is always her happy place. Though the environment has changed throughout the years, from doodling notebook sketches to drawing on canteens, they all symbolize one thing: an Airman’s love for creating new things.
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