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  • Refuelers participate in BALTOPS 2017

    Master Sgt. Jacob Wavrin, right, 459th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, along with Staff Sgt. James Sidler, center, 459th AMXS aircraft mechanic, talk with Polish air force Staff Sgt. Radoslaw Tyc, left, during BALTOPS exercise at Powidz Air Base, Poland, June 5, 2017. BALTOPS is an

  • U.S. bomber mission underway in European theatre

    – B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and approximately 800 Air Force Global Strike Airmen deployed to RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, to support a number of exercises with joint partners and NATO Allies June 2.“These exercises are an excellent opportunity to display our global

  • B-52s conclude deployment at RAF Fairford

    After flying numerous sorties, multiple airshows and missions with NATO allies, two B-52H Stratofortresses headed home to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, June 23. The bombers were deployed to Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, along with approximately 250 personnel from Air Force Global

  • KC-135s wrap up BALTOPS operations in Poland

     Aircrew, maintenance and support personnel from the 100th and 434th Air Refueling Wings wrapped up operations June 17, 2016 at Powidz Air Base, Poland, after supporting Baltic Operations 2016."Although it's a maritime exercise, aircraft from all over Europe participated in this exercise to provide

  • 14 aircraft, 4 nations, 1 alliance

    A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft including two Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons, four U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, two German Eurofighter Typhoons and four Swedish Gripens over the Baltic Sea, June 9, 2016. The formation was captured from a KC-135

  • Ready to receive: B-52s touch down at RAF Fairford

    With the sharp screech of rubber meeting asphalt, two B-52 Stratofortresses from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, touched down at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 2.For the third year in a row the bombers have deployed to RAF Fairford to participate in bilateral training exercises. This year