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  • Victory in Europe Day pioneered 16th Air Force’s missions

    Today, marks the end of World War II in Europe, a day that is known as Victory in Europe or V-E Day. Celebrations rang out around the world following the U.S. and Allies formally accepting Nazi Germany’s surrender on May 8, 1945.

  • HAW changes command, celebrates 10 years

    At a ceremony on the Strategic Airlift Capability premises at Pápa Air Base, Col. James S. Sparrow assumed command of the Heavy Airlift Wing. He did so by accepting the Heavy Airlift Wing Flag from the hands of Brig. Gen. Michael Koscheski, Chairman of the Strategic Airlift Capability Steering

  • HAW opens new hangar

    Three years of construction culminated with a grand opening ceremony for a C-17 Globemaster III hangar complex at Pàpa Air Base, Hungary on Nov. 17, 2016.The first-of-its-kind hangar complex provides space to wash and paint the HAW’s three C-17s, and allows fuel cell, operational and routine