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  • RAF Mildenhall ATC: Keeping the skies safe

    With 24-hour operations and constant movement on the flightline, air traffic controllers are the guiding voice for all aircraft entering RAF Mildenhall airspace, keeping millions worth of aircraft and pilots safe. How do they do it?The ever-watching eye of the air traffic controllers from the 100th

  • Minot Airmen, B-52s complete UK deployment

    RAF FAIRFORD, England - Approximately 300 Airmen, four B-52H Stratofortress aircraft and support equipment assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, returned home from their deployment to RAF Fairford, England, Jan. 30.

  • McConnell tankers enable first F-35 European deployment

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- History happened April 14 as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightening II deployed to Europe for the first time carried by the backbone of the aerial refueling fleet, the KC-135 Stratotanker.   “The mission of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing is to refuel the fight,”

  • AFOSI: Brief easy, travel safely

    For many service members and their families, one of the many benefits of being stationed in Germany is the ease with which they can travel, but everyone still needs to take steps to ensure their travels are as safe as can be.

  • Ramstein Airmen: detail oriented, disaster prepared

    Day-to-day life is full of revelations, some good and others bad. When bad situations arise, an Airman’s attention to detail on the ground is imperative to save a life in the air. The 86th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment Airmen ensure the safety of aircrew by properly equipping

  • Golden State ANG, Romanian air force partnership soars over Campia Turzii

    Thousands of Romanian and European spectators marveled at aerial acrobatics in the skies and combat capability displays on the ground during an airshow and open house at Campia Turzii, Romania, July 23, 2016.  To the adults and children among the crowds, the spectacle served as a once-in-a-lifetime

  • Airmen kick off Saber Strike with European partners

    U.S. Airmen joined more than 4,500 military members from 13 different NATO countries as they kicked off exercise Saber Strike 16 June 12, 2016. Saber Strike is a long-standing, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed, U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative-training exercise, which has been conducted annually

  • US, France honor military sacrifices during Memorial Day ceremony

    PARIS - U.S. Air Force Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, commemorate Memorial Day in a ceremony with their French counterparts at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial, in Marnes-la-Coquette, France, May 28, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Brian Bahret/Released)