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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ethan Rutell, Combat Training School commander, receives the CTS guidon from Col. Christopher Zuhlke, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa Warfare Center commander during an assumption of command ceremony, July 8, 2021, at Einsiedlerhof Air Station, Germany. The CTS is responsible for providing IAMD education and training to joint and coalition forces within the European area of responsibility. (Courtesy Photo)
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ethan Rutell, Combat Training School commander, addresses the audience during the assumption of command at Einseidlerhof Air Station, Germany, July 8, 2021. Prior to assuming command, Rutell was the director of operations of the 35th Operational Support Squadron at Misawa AB, Japan. (Courtesy Photo)
Brig. Gen. Jason Hinds, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Deputy Director of Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, participates in the European Test Bed alongside an A38 training officer, Einsiedlerhof Air Station, April 15, 2021. ETB is an experimentation venue where the US and NATO can evaluate new concepts and defensive strategies to defend Europe from air and missile attacks.
BMD planners brief Lieutenant General Pascal Delerce, Deputy Commander Allied Air Command, on defense plans during the European Air and Missile Defense Exercise.
Col. William Hill, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Cyberspace Forces director, discusses the European Test Bed exercise with U.S. Navy Lt. Logan Wilk, Combined Task Force-64 European Ballistic Missile Defense Lead at Einsiedlerhof Air Station, April 15, 2021. ETB is an experimentation venue where the US and NATO can evaluate new concepts and defensive strategies to defend Europe from air and missile attacks.
European Test Bed 21-1 participants pose with Lt. Gen. Steven Basham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa deputy commander, before conducting the European Test Bed exercise, Einsiedlerhof Air Station, April 12, 2021. ETB is an experimentation venue where the US and NATO can evaluate new concepts and defensive strategies to defend Europe from air and missile attacks.
Lt. Gen. Steven Basham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa deputy commander, discusses the European Test Bed exercise specifics before participating with an A38 training officer and Matthew Langley, ballistic missile defense subject matter expert, Einsiedlerhof Air Station, April 12, 2021. ETB is an experimentation venue where the US and NATO can evaluate new concepts and defensive strategies to defend Europe from air and missile attacks.

CTS Contact Info


Combat Training School
Unit 3050,
Box 20, APO AE 09021-3050
DSN: 314-478-6150
Commercial: +49 (0) 6371-405-6150

For more information email: 
usafewpc.md@us.af.mil
 

CTS Leadership

Lt Col Ethan A. Rutell
Commander

Maj Marco Catanese
Director of Operations

MSgt William H. White
Superintendent
 


 

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