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  • African Lion 24 exercises Air Force’s wings

    AL24 is U.S. Africa Command’s largest premier joint annual exercise, led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF). This year’s event marks a significant milestone as SETAF-AF celebrates the 20th anniversary of the African Lion exercise series.

  • Awareness campaign puts focus on Directed Energy Weapons 

    In May, Air Force operators launched a new education and awareness campaign to highlight the growing use and capabilities of directed energy weapons, or DEWs, as part of the Air Force’s integrated air and missile defense program.  

  • U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conclude BTF 24-2

    U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, returned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, as they concluded Bomber Task Force 24-2 at Morón Air Force Base, Spain, April 23. During their mission home, the bombers integrated with Typhoons from the United Kingdom. They

  • U.S., Norway conduct first F-35 cross-service maintenance

    The two F-35s, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, flew from the United Kingdom to Ørland Air Station in Norway, where they were received, refueled and re-launched by a maintenance crew from the RoNAF’s 132nd Air Wing.

  • Retired Gen. Tod D. Wolters: a leader among leaders

    U.S. Air Force retired Gen. Tod D. Wolters, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe and U.S. European Command commander, was inducted into the Order of the Sword at Centro di Catalogazione dei Magredi in San Quirino, Italy, April 9, 2024.

  • Third Air Force welcomes new commander

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Paul D. Moga assumed command of Third Air Force during a ceremony, April 3, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

  • USAFE-AFAFRICA Global Health Engagement Team conducts mission in Malawi

    This month a Global Health Engagements Team from the USAFE-AFAFRICA Command Surgeon’s office traveled to Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa to perform a baseline assessment of the Malawian Defence Force’s mental health program. This inaugural event included a knowledge exchange between subject matter experts

  • 48th Fighter Wing F-35s deploy to NATO's Eastern Flank

    Four U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, U.K., began operations at Lask Air Base, Poland, April 1, 2024, as part of the U.S.’s continued support to safeguarding NATO’s Eastern Flank.