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EUCOM announces USAF deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve

5:21 PM2/10/2015
"The United States Air Force deployed 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft as part of a Theater Security Package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Approximately 300 Airmen and support equipment are deploying with the A-10s from the 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. While in Germany these aircraft will forward-deploy to locations in Eastern European NATO nations. Units will conduct training alongside our NATO allies to strengthen interoperability and to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the security and stability of Europe," said U.S. Navy CAPT Greg Hicks, U.S. European Command spokesman.
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F-16 Fighting Falcon during Exercise Iron Hand

2:46 PM3/11/2015
An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, approaches for air refueling from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, March 4, 2015, during Exercise Iron Hand over southern France. Through forward presence and ready forces, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa executes missions in support of regional and global operations to provide global vigilance, global reach and global power for national objectives across an area spanning 104 countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kate Maurer/Released)
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CV-22B Osprey operated by the 7th Special Operations Squadron

5:35 PM3/11/2015
A CV-22B Osprey operated by the 7th Special Operations Squadron from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, flies over the flightline at RAF Lakenheath, while enroute for a routine training mission March 11, 2015. The CV-22 is the U.S. Air Force's premier tiltrotor aircraft combining the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Trevor T. McBride/Released)
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321st STS Air Commandos in action

3:38 PM3/13/2015
U.S. Air Force air commandos assigned to the 321st Special Tactics Squadron on RAF Mildenhall, prepare to tactically enter a building during an exercise March 4, 2015, in Sculthorpe, England. Special Tactics Airmen are highly trained to conduct combat search and rescue in hostile environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victoria H. Taylor/Released)
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321st STS Air Commandos in action

3:44 PM3/13/2015
U.S. Air Force air commandos assigned to the 321st Special Tactics Squadron on RAF Mildenhall perform one-man buddy carries with simulated victims during an exercise March 4, 2015, on Sculthorpe, England. One-man buddy carries are used for casualties who are conscious and able to support their own weight on one leg. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victoria H. Taylor/Released)
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U.S. and Romanian Airmen work side-by-side for Dacian Warhawk

3:22 PM3/20/2015
Senior Airman David Vogt, 1st Combat Communications Squadron radio frequency transmission technician, ensures proper connection for the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing at Campia Turzii, Romania, March 16, 2015. The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing participated in Dacian Warhawk, which featured U.S. and Romanian Airmen working side-by-side to establish a base and conduct both ground and air operations with NATO partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales)
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480th Falcons fly in Dacian Warhawk

3:21 PM3/25/2015
A 480th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft is readied for flight during the first goes of exercise Dacian Warhawk at Campia Turzii, Romania, March 16, 2015. The exercise provides an opportunity for both pilots and support Airmen to work together with Romanian Airmen to strengthen the relationship between nations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales)
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Eagles soar for security

10:16 AM4/1/2015
An F-15C Eagle peels off from the formation as it prepares to land at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, March 31, 2015. F-15C Eagles from the Florida Air National Guard's 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron are deployed to Europe as the first ever ANG theater security package here. These F-15s will conduct training alongside our NATO allies to strengthen interoperability and to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Madhatters Night Ops

4:43 PM4/22/2015
An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron takes off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 5, 2015. The pilot’s training focuses on maintaining joint readiness while building interoperable capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dawn M. Weber/Released)
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Baltic Region Training Event

3:43 PM4/24/2015
Two F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the Royal Norwegian Air Force fly alongside to the wing of a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to RAF Mildenhall, England, while participating in the Baltic Region Training Event April 22, 2015, over the Baltic region. The BRTE is an advanced training concept that serves to further develop cooperation with NATO allies and partners within the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victoria H. Taylor/Released)
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Clean, Safe and Ready to Fly

4:57 PM5/7/2015
An Airman from the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron washes the fuselage of a C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft April 20, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Aircraft washing is a vital part of the flying mission, and if not washed regularly, aircraft begin to corrode and cause damage yielding it unsafe to operate. Safety procedures require all members participating in the washing to wear full-body protective gear. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sara Keller)
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Warthogs at Hedgehog

11:10 AM5/13/2015
An A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft flies over the airfield at Ämari Air Base, Estonia during Exercise Hedgehog May 7, 2015, . The A-10 supports Air Force missions around the world as part of the U.S. Air Force's current inventory of strike platforms, including the F-15E Strike Eagle and the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)
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BLAC ICE - Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials

5:00 PM6/2/2015
U.S. and European security forces discuss their strategy prior to breaching a hardened facility during a combat training course on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 30, 2015. Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials -- or BLAC ICE is designed to teach security forces members from multiple countries advanced tactics and shooting skills for use in the event of a base security breach. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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BLAC ICE - Tactics, Techniques & Procedures

5:05 PM6/2/2015
A U.S. Air Force security forces Airman secures the outside of a hardened facility after neutralizing the opposing force during a combat training course on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 30, 2015. Battlefield Leaders Assaulter Course, Integrated Combat Essentials -- or BLAC ICE is designed to teach security forces members from multiple countries advanced tactics and shooting skills for use in the event of a base security breach. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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U.S. Aircraft at the 2015 Paris Air Show

10:08 AM6/19/2015
U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force aircraft are on display during the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport, France, June 17, 2015. The Paris Air Show provides a collaborative opportunity to share and strengthen the U.S. and European strategic partnership that has been forged during the last seven decades and is built on a foundation of shared values, experiences and vision. The event is expected to bring in 315,000 people, a record 2,215 companies, 150 aircraft, and will span 324,000 square meters. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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U.S. Airman Receives French Legion of Honor

10:08 AM6/18/2015
French Minister of Defence Jean Yves Le Drian pins the French Legion of Honor medal on Staff Sgt. Greggory Swarz at Le Bourget Airport during the International Paris Air Show, June 15, 2015. Swarz was recognized for his heroic actions on Jan. 26, 2015, when he saved the lives of three French airmen after a Hellenic air force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed into the parking ramp at Los Llanos Air Base, Spain, during Tactical Leadership Program 15-1. Swarz is a 492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit electrical environmental systems specialist assigned to RAF Lakenheath, U.K. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Air Commando Exercise: RAF Sculthorpe

2:05 PM7/2/2015
A Combat Rescue Officer from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron scans the perimeter while participating in an exercise June 25, 2015, at RAF Sculthorpe in Norfolk, England. Combat Rescue Officers, CRO’s, organize and strategize recovery missions, train and equip rescue personnel and manage and develop survival skills programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victoria H. Taylor)
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Maintaining Theater Security with the Warthog

12:39 PM7/13/2015
U.S. Air Force crew chiefs from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron perform maintenance on a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft engine during a theater security package deployment to Lask Air Base, Poland, July 9, 2015. The U.S. and Polish air forces will conduct training aimed to strengthen interoperability and demonstrate the countries' shared commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)
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BALTOPS 2016

4:34 PM7/13/2016
BALTIC SEA (June 9, 2016) A United States Air Force ‪‎B52‬ Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft including two Polish air force ‪‎F16‬ Fighting Falcons, four U.S. Air Force F16 Fighting Falcons, two German ‪‎Eurofighter‬ ‎Typhoons‬ and four ‪‎Swedish‬ ‎Gripens‬ over the Baltic Sea, June 9, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin Babis)
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United States European Command Image

4:04 PM7/19/2016
USAFE is a major air force command and also EUCOM’s primary air component, planning and executing air and space operations in Europe and Asia to achieve NATO and U.S. objectives based on the EUCOM commander’s taskings.
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NATO forces partner for Thracian Summer

10:05 AM7/20/2016
During the two-week forward training deployment (FTD), the 37th Airlift Squadron are conducting tactical flight training which include low-level flights, airdrop training with partnered forces and other related training events. The evolutions help preserve joint readiness, build interoperability and strengthen relationships with our NATO allies.
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United States European Command Image

10:21 AM7/20/2016
Airmen from the 37th Airlift Squadron inspect C-130J Super Hercules before a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. During the two-week forward training deployment, the 37th Airlift Squadron are conducting tactical flight training which include low-level flights, airdrop training with partnered forces and other related training events. The evolutions help preserve joint readiness, build interoperability and strengthen relationships with our NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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United States European Command Image

10:25 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell and Staff Sgt. Joshua Nelson, both 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters secure cargo into a before flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through strengthened relationships and consistent training exercises with allies and partners, the U.S. demonstrates its shared commitment to a safe and secure Europe. These off-station training events improve interoperability with international partners to ensure that we train like we fight when and if called upon to do so in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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United States European Command Image

10:25 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster prepares a C-130J Super Hercules before flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. During the two-week forward training deployment, the 37th Airlift Squadron are conducting tactical flight training which include low-level flights, airdrop training with partnered forces and other related training events. The evolutions help preserve joint readiness, build interoperability and strengthen relationships with our NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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United States European Command Image

10:25 AM7/20/2016
Capt. Derek Patrick, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot, flies over Plovdiv, Bulgaria during a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through Exercise Thracian Summer, the U.S. and Bulgaria will enhance their mutual ability to work together, with other NATO nations, and with key partners on regional security (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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United States European Command Image

10:52 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell and Staff Sgt. Joshua Nelson, both 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters sit on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules during a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through Exercise Thracian Summer, the U.S. and Bulgaria will enhance their mutual ability to work together, with other NATO nations, and with key partners on regional security (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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United States European Command Image

11:04 AM7/20/2016
Senior Airman Emily Mitchell and Staff Sgt. Joshua Nelson, both 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters sit on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules during a formation flight during Exercise Thracian Summer 2016 July 17, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Through Exercise Thracian Summer, the U.S. and Bulgaria will enhance their mutual ability to work together, with other NATO nations, and with key partners on regional security (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nicole Keim)
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Jumping in July, 173rd Airborne at Aviano

1:24 PM7/28/2016
U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct an airborne operation from a U.S. Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft at Juliet Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, July 26, 2016. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands' areas of responsibility within 18 hours. (U.S. Army Photo by Visual Information Specialist Davide Dalla Massara)
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Lithuanian Humanitarian Civil Assistance

11:22 AM8/24/2016
(From left to right) U.S. Army Pfc. Timmey Turner, U.S. Army Spc. Jimmy Martin and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason Pionke, assigned to the 375th Engineer Company, 467th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, assist with constructing a fence during a Humanitarian Civil Assistance (HCA) project, in Sauliai, Lithuania, August 18, 2016. As part of the European Command’s (EUCOM) Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Program, the 375th Engineer Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and the Lithuanian military collaborate to renovate the fence at Kudikiu Namai, an orphanage for Lithuanian children up to the age of 6, in Sauliai, Lithuania, August 8-26, 2016. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Emily Houdershieldt)
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F-16 Fighting Falcon

4:28 PM2/22/2017
A Hellenic air force F-16 Fighting Falcon approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, during a flying training deployment, Jan. 27, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece. The KC-135 refueled U.S. and Hellenic air force F-16s during the FTD, which was hosted to evaluate aircraft and personnel capabilities and increase interoperability between the two NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Harvill)
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Eucom, NATO Confront Dynamic Challenges From Russia to ISIS

11:41 AM3/13/2017
Portuguese paratroopers load onto a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron anda C-130H Hercules assigned to the Netherland air force during exercise Real Thaw 16 in Beja, Portugal, Feb. 25, 2016. The U.S. worked alongside the Royal Netherlands air force to airdrop more than 100 paratroopers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:29 PM6/8/2017
Two 815th Airlift Squadron crews from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi participated in a six-ship multinational airborne mission near here in the Normandy region June 4, 2017 to commemorate D-Day 73.
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:48 PM6/8/2017
Col. Brian May, commander of the 403rd Operation Group, gives a speech during a ceremony in Picauville, France. This ceremony commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:49 PM6/8/2017
A crew from the 815th Airlift Squadron take off to conduct a 4-ship flyover at a ceremony in Normandy. This ceremony commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:51 PM6/8/2017
Senior Airman Shane Hague, loadmaster with the 815th Airlift Squadron, prepares to guide pilots as they back out of their parking spot before taking part in a paratroop drop over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:53 PM6/8/2017
Paratroopers await their jump from an 815th Airlift Squadron C-130J over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:55 PM6/8/2017
Capt. Nick Foreman, pilot for the 815th Airlift Squadron flies toward the drop zone for a paratroop drop over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:56 PM6/8/2017
Senior Master Sgt. Darren Bannister, loadmaster with the 815th Airlift Squadron looks out of the bubble on the flight deck while taking part in a paratroop drop over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

3:59 PM6/8/2017
Paratroops jump from C-130J aircraft during a six-ship troop drop over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

4:00 PM6/8/2017
A jumpmaster communicates with his troops awaiting their jump from an 815th Airlift Squadron C-130J over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)
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Air Force B-2 "Spirit" Stealth Bombers arrive in UK

2:22 PM6/12/2017
Three B-52Hs from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and three B-1Bs from Ellsworth AFB, S.D., along with approximately 800 Airmen, are currently supporting exercises Saber Strike and BALTOPS in the U.S. European Command theater.
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Air Force B-2 "Spirit" Stealth Bombers arrive in UK

3:41 PM6/12/2017
A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., lands on the flightline at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 regularly conducts strategic bomber missions that demonstrate the credibility of the bomber forces to address a global security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)
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Air Force B-2 "Spirit" Stealth Bombers arrive in UK

3:50 PM6/12/2017
A B-2 Spirt deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)
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Air Force B-2 "Spirit" Stealth Bombers arrive in UK

3:52 PM6/12/2017
A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)
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Air Force B-2 "Spirit" Stealth Bombers arrive in UK

3:53 PM6/12/2017
A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxis the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The bomber assurance and deterrence missions conducted by the B-2s are representative of the U.S. commitment to their allies and enhancing regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

10:44 AM6/14/2017
U.S. Air Force, Polish air force and German air force train together during BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) and Saber Strike Exercises.
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:00 AM6/14/2017
An F-16 Fighting Falcon. 510th Fighter Squadron, deployed to Krzesiny Air Base, Poland, in support of Aviation Detachment rotation 17-3, exercise BALTOPS and exercise Saber Strike approaches the boom on a KC-135R Stratotanker over the Baltic Sea, June 13, 2017. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. Participating nations include Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:02 AM6/14/2017
Tech. Sgt. Steve Hood, 459th Air Refueling Wing boom operator, part of the Total Force Citizen Airmen team refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon, 510th Fighter Squadron, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS over the Baltic Sea, June 13, 2017. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. Participating nations include Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:03 AM6/14/2017
Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons fly in a two ship formation during BALTOPS over the Baltic Sea, June 13, 2017. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. Participating nations include Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Air Command and Control plays pivotal role in BALTOPS

11:05 AM6/14/2017
Capt. Cody Jordan, left, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, conducts a pre-flight inspection on a KC-135R Stratotanker with Master Sgt. Jacob Wavrin, right, 459th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, during BALTOPS exercise at Powidz Air Base, Poland, June 12, 2017. The exercise is designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, to strengthen combined response capabilities, as well as demonstrate resolve among Allied and Partner Nations' forces to ensure stability in, and if necessary defend, the Baltic Sea region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

12:30 PM6/20/2017
The Patrouille de France air demonstration team performs a flyby to signify the official start of the Paris Air Show June 19, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Held every year, the Paris Air Show represents a unique opportunity for the United States to showcase its leadership in aerospace technologies. Direct participation in the air show supports U.S. government security policy and strategic defense objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

12:44 PM6/20/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, performs a flight demonstration for an audience at the Paris Air Show June 19, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Held every year, the Paris Air Show represents a unique opportunity for the United States to showcase its leadership in aerospace technologies. Direct participation in the air show supports U.S. government security policy and strategic defense objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

10:45 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, lands after performing a flight demonstration at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. This is the first time the F-35 has performed aerial demonstrations at an international air show. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. has static displays of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

10:50 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, takes off to perform a flight demonstration at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. This is the first time the F-35 has performed aerial demonstrations at an international air show. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. has static displays of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

11:09 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is displayed in the U.S. corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. is displaying an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

11:13 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is displayed in the U.S. corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. is displaying an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

11:19 AM6/21/2017
F-35A Lighting II pilots from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, pose for a photo in the U.S. corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. is displaying an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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American Airpower Participate in RIAT 2017: Event Recognizes U.S. Air Force’s 70th Birthday

1:19 PM7/11/2017
U.S. Airmen and Sailors will participate in flying demonstrations and static displays for the Royal International Air Tattoo, July 14-16, 2017, at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom.
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Thunderbirds prepare for Bastille Day in Paris

1:23 PM7/12/2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds receive aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England en route to the practice fly by of Bastille Day in Paris, France, July 11, 2017. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
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Thunderbirds prepare for Bastille Day in Paris

2:52 PM7/12/2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly over fields in Paris, France during a practice procession of Bastille Day, July 11, 2017. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
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Thunderbirds prepare for Bastille Day in Paris

3:01 PM7/12/2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly off coast of Normandy Beach, Normandy, France, July 11, 2017. The Thunderbirds flew over several historic sites during a practice fly by of Paris, France for Bastille Day. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
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Thunderbirds prepare for Bastille Day in Paris

3:11 PM7/12/2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly by Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France, July 11, 2017. The Thunderbirds flew over several historic sites during a practice fly by of Paris, France for Bastille Day. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
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Thunderbirds prepare for Bastille Day in Paris

3:21 PM7/12/2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly by the Eiffel Tower during a practice procession in Paris, France, July 11, 2017. The Thunderbirds, along with more than 90 aircraft, will be in attendance to help France celebrate the 2017 Bastille Day festivities. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
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Thunderbirds prepare for Bastille Day in Paris

3:27 PM7/12/2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds receive aerial refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, July 11, 2017. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
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Thunderbirds prepare for Bastille Day in Paris

3:56 PM7/12/2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly by the Louvre Museum during a practice procession of Bastille Day in Paris, France, July 11, 2017. The Thunderbirds, along with more than 90 aircraft, will be in attendance to help France celebrate the 2017 Bastille Day festivities. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

10:46 AM7/17/2017
This year the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft.
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

10:53 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – Spectators take photos of aircraft during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

10:53 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A young boy flies his toy Royal Air Force Red Arrow Hawk T1 during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

10:55 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – Spectators visit the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

10:56 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom –A Hawk T1 with the Royal Air Force aeronautical team flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

10:57 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A VS Spitfire aircraft flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

10:58 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A VS Spitfire aircraft flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:00 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A B-17 aircraft flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:01 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom –Lucas Hannahs (right), a U.S. Air Force military dependent, meets with members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird aeronautical team during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:03 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom –Lucas Hannahs (right), a U.S. Air Force military dependent, stands with members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird aeronautical team during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:05 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A P-51 Mustang aircraft flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:06 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – Chancellor Philip Hammond (left) speaks with a U.S. Air Force Captain Angelina Urbina (right), with the U.S. Air Force aeronautical team, during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:08 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 aircraft flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:09 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – Two U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 aircraft fly past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:10 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – Two U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 aircraft fly past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:12 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 aircraft flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:12 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – Two U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 aircraft fly past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 15, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:14 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A Royal Air Force Westland WAH-64D Apache helicopter demonstrates its combat capabilities for spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:15 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A Royal Air Force Westland WAH-64D Apache helicopter demonstrates its combat capabilities for spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:15 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A Royal Air Force Westland WAH-64D Apache helicopter demonstrates its combat capabilities for spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:30 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A Royal Air Force Westland WAH-64D Apache helicopter demonstrates its combat capabilities for spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:33 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A U.S. Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber and Two F-15 aircraft fly past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:41 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:42 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:43 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:44 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor and P-51 Mustang fly past spectators during a U.S. Air Force heritage flight at the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2017

11:45 AM7/17/2017
FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – A F-22 Raptor flies past spectators during the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) located at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, on July 16, 2017. This year commemorates the U.S. Air Force’s 70th Anniversary which was highlighted during RIAT by displaying its lineage and advancements in military aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)
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A-10’s, MC-130J Deploy to Baltic Region for Multinational Training

5:44 PM8/8/2017
Ten A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, an MC-130J Commando II, and approximately 270 Airmen from bases in the U.S. and Europe will deploy to Amari Air Base, Estonia, Aug. 4-20, to participate in a Forward Training Deployment (FTD) to increase interoperability and relations between Airmen.
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

10:44 AM8/24/2017
OTOPENI AIR BASE, Romania – Military members from the U.S. and Romania joined forces for a bilateral training exercise in Otopeni, Romania, Aug. 21, 2017.
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

11:12 AM8/24/2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Thomas, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, observes preparations being conducted on a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules on Otopeni Air Base, Romania, Aug. 21, 2017. Three C-130Js assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, along with approximately 160 Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived at Otopeni Air Base to conduct combined air operations with the Romanian Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

11:13 AM8/24/2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Thomas, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, guides a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules prior to takeoff during Exercise Carpathian Fall at Otopeni Air Base, Romania, Aug. 21, 2017. Military members from the U.S. and Romania joined forces for the annual bilateral training event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)    
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

11:16 AM8/24/2017
Căpitan Nicolet, Romanian Air Force Pilot, observes 1st Lieutenant Joe Rippe, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot, during an Exercise Carpathian Fall training flight over Romania, Aug. 23, 2017. Exercise Carpathian Fall includes low-level tactical maneuvers and assault landings. The training aims to enhance interoperability, strengthen relationships with NATO partners, and maintain joint readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo 2nd Lieutenant Michelle Fletcher)
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48th Air Expeditionary Group deploys to Lithuania

2:57 PM8/29/2017
The U.S. Air Force will officially assume command of the current BAP mission from the Polish military on Aug. 30.
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United States European Command Image

3:40 PM5/2/2019
U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) hosts a Change of Command ceremony in which U.S. Army General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander, United States European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe relinquishes command to incoming USEUCOM Commander, U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters. Also participating in the ceremony was Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the United States Army. This ceremony took place on Patch Barracks, Germany on May 02, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Jason D. Johnston)
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United States European Command Image

3:40 PM5/2/2019
U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) hosts a Change of Command ceremony in which U.S. Army General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander, United States European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe relinquishes command to incoming USEUCOM Commander, U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters. Also participating in the ceremony was Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the United States Army. This ceremony took place on Patch Barracks, Germany on May 02, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Jason D. Johnston)
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United States European Command Image

3:40 PM5/2/2019
U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) hosts a Change of Command ceremony in which U.S. Army General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander, United States European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe relinquishes command to incoming USEUCOM Commander, U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters. Also participating in the ceremony was Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the United States Army. This ceremony took place on Patch Barracks, Germany on May 02, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Jason D. Johnston)
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United States European Command Image

3:40 PM5/2/2019
U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) hosts a Change of Command ceremony in which U.S. Army General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander, United States European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe relinquishes command to incoming USEUCOM Commander, U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters. Also participating in the ceremony was Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the United States Army. This ceremony took place on Patch Barracks, Germany on May 02, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Jason D. Johnston)
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United States European Command Image

3:41 PM5/2/2019
U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) hosts a Change of Command ceremony in which U.S. Army General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander, United States European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe relinquishes command to incoming USEUCOM Commander, U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters. Also participating in the ceremony was Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the United States Army. This ceremony took place on Patch Barracks, Germany on May 02, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Jason D. Johnston)
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United States European Command Image

4:11 PM5/2/2019
U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) hosts a Change of Command ceremony in which U.S. Army General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Commander, United States European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe relinquishes command to incoming USEUCOM Commander, U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters. Also participating in the ceremony was Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the United States Army. This ceremony took place on Patch Barracks, Germany on May 02, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Jason D. Johnston)
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Thracian Fall 2019 exercise kicks off in Bulgaria

11:29 AM9/27/2019
Two U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, sit on the ramp prior to a flight at Plovdiv Airport in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Sept. 24, 2019. Airmen and aircraft from the 37th AS arrived in Bulgaria on Sept. 23, to kick off exercise Thracian Fall 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirsten Brandes)
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Thracian Fall 2019 exercise kicks off in Bulgaria

11:29 AM9/27/2019
A Bulgarian jumper performs a static-line jump from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft over Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Sept. 24, 2019. The military free fall course is a central focus of Thracian Fall 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirsten Brandes)
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Thracian Fall 2019 exercise kicks off in Bulgaria

11:29 AM9/27/2019
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Robert Hutton, a loadmaster assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, waits on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules for the next load of jumpers in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Sept. 24, 2019. The military free fall course is a central focus of Thracian Fall 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirsten Brandes)
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Thracian Fall 2019 exercise kicks off in Bulgaria

11:30 AM9/27/2019
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Stacy Robinson, a C-130J Super Hercules loadmaster assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, looks on as a jumpmaster inspects weather conditions prior to a jump over Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Sept. 24, 2019. Thracian Fall is a flying training deployment meant to increase interoperability between the U.S. Air Force and the Bulgarian air force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirsten Brandes)
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Thracian Fall 2019 exercise kicks off in Bulgaria

11:30 AM9/27/2019
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Melissa Pickering, an aircraft parts store journeyman assigned to the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, conducts an inventory of consumable maintenance supplies at Plovdiv Airport in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Sept. 24, 2019. Airmen from the 86th LRS ensure that supplies are tracked and transported correctly during Thracian Fall 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kirsten Brandes)
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Thracian Fall 2019 exercise kicks off in Bulgaria

11:29 AM9/27/2019
Airmen and aircraft from the 37th Airlift Squadron arrived at Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Sept. 23, to kick-off exercise Thracian Fall 2019.
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US Army and Air Force in Europe join USAID to provide support to Lebanon

12:00 AM8/11/2020
The 21st Theater Sustainment Command coordinated the movement of 21 pallets of supplies from the Netherlands to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where members of the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 721st Aerial Port Squadron and 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron downloaded, prepared and loaded the nearly 12,000 pounds of supplies onto a U.S. Air Force C-130.
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Bomber Task Force Europe: Bombers Trek through Europe for Multinational Integrations

11:25 AM3/7/2022
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USAFE-AFAFRICA, NATO Allied Air Command welcomes new commander

8:20 AM6/28/2022
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