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DoD Announces European Infrastructure Consolidation Actions and F-35 Basing in Europe

2:48 PM1/8/2015
The Department of Defense announced today the consolidation of some U.S. infrastructure in Europe, including the return of 15 sites to their host nations. These actions, taken as part of the European Infrastructure Consolidation (EIC) process, will save the U.S. government approximately $500 million annually. The DoD also announced the first F-35 basing in Europe at RAF Lakenheath, UK, which will bring new opportunities for collaboration between the U.S. and UK air forces.
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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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Royal Navy Lynx lines up to lower in

4:42 PM3/30/2015
USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conducts flight quarters with a United Kingdom Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter, March 25, 2015. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera/Released)
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BALTOPS 2015 - Aboard the HMS Ocean

11:09 AM6/22/2015
The United Kingdom’s Royal Navy’s flagship, the HMS Ocean, positioned herself alongside other ships during the photo exercise showcasing the amphibious assets for BALTOPS 2015, June 8, 2015. The exercise 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 (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Sarah E. Burns)
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Black Sea Rotational Force: Fire the TOW

12:15 PM7/13/2015
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gordon Kwei, anti-tank missile man with Weapons Company, Black Sea Rotational Force, fires the tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missile (TOW), while Staff Sgt. Wayne Edmiston, combat correspondent with Black Sea Rotational Force, records it during the combined anti-armor team sustainment training for Exercise Platinum Lion 15-3, July 8 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria. The Marines launched 10 TOW missiles fired from M41 Sabers mounted to the turrets of Humvees. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force and service members from Bulgaria, Romania, the United Kingdom and Albania are conducting the two-week exercise to promote regional cooperation and foster interoperability in order to combat security threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Sarah E. Burns)
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SWIFT RESPONSE 16

5:36 PM7/13/2016
U.S. Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment prepare for movement during Swift Response 16 training exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area, a part of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, in Hohenfels, Germany, Jun. 22, 2016. Exercise Swift Response is one of the premier military crisis response training events for multi-national airborne forces in the world. Swift Response 16 includes more than 5,000 Soldiers and Airmen from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United States and takes place in Poland and Germany, May 27-June 26, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Bryan Rankin/Released)
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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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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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Saxon Warrior 2017 Kicked Off

1:27 PM8/1/2017
U.S. & U.K. co-hosted, joint multinational maritime exercise to demonstrate Allied combat capability and interoperability.
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Saxon Warrior 2017 Kicked Off

1:37 PM8/1/2017
170721-N-AJ467-184 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 22, 2017) Officers from the U.K. Carrier Strike Group Staff tour the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). The officers are embarked in preparation for Exercise Saxon Warrior, a keystone exercise as the U.K. prepares for the arrival of the HMS Queen Elizabeth. The GHWB and its carrier strike group are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Darien Weigel/Released)
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Saxon Warrior 2017 Kicked Off

1:39 PM8/1/2017
170721-N-AJ467-382 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 22, 2017) Carrier Strike Group 2 Chief of Staff Capt. Erik Nilsson discusses flight operations with U.K. Carrier Strike Group Chief of Staff Capt. Ken Houlberg aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). Officers from the UKCSG are embarked in preparation for Exercise Saxon Warrior, a keystone exercise as the U.K. prepares for the arrival of the HMS Queen Elizabeth. The GHWB and its carrier strike group are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Darien Weigel/Released)
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Saxon Warrior 2017 Kicked Off

1:41 PM8/1/2017
170721-N-AJ467-240 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 22, 2017) Lt. Cmdr. Winston Cotterell, aircraft handling officer aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), explains flight deck operations to Royal Navy (RN) Lt. Cdr. James Capps and RN Lt. Marian Taylor, both from the U.K. Carrier Strike Group, in Flight Deck Control. The officers from the UKCSG are embarked in preparation for Exercise Saxon Warrior, a keystone exercise as the U.K. prepares for the arrival of the HMS Queen Elizabeth. The GHWB and its carrier strike group are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Darien Weigel/Released)
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Saxon Warrior 2017 Kicked Off

1:46 PM8/1/2017
170719-N-NG136-026 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 19, 2017) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Nigel Chapman directs aircraft during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). The ship and its carrier strike group are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary Wickline/Released)
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D-Day 2019

9:23 AM6/6/2019
A 12-ship of CV-22 Osprey and MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing fly in formation over RAF Mildenhall, England June 5, 2019 as part of commemorations of the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day.
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Northern Group Ministerial Meetings Focus on Exercises and Training

8:41 AM12/6/2019
European defense leaders from 13 countries met in Stockholm, Sweden today as part of the Northern Group Ministerial meetings. Commander, U.S. European Command, General Todd D. Wolters, attended the meeting hosted by Swedish Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist
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352d SOAMXS Support Section engineer 3D-printed face masks

12:00 AM5/7/2020
Airmen taking initiative using 3D printers to engineer face masks in an effort to combat the spread of Coronavirus
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U.S. Marines and Sailors on board the HMS Queen Elizabeth

9:14 AM7/9/2021
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US, Iceland wrap up exercise Northern Viking 2022

10:10 AM4/19/2022
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