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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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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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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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71st Anniversary of D-Day

2:46 PM6/10/2015
George Shenkle, World War II veteran and former U.S. Army Soldier with the Easy Company, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, reacts as U.S. Army Soldiers parachute over the historic La Fiere drop zone near Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy, France, June 7, 2015, to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of D-Day. More than 380 U.S. service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units participated in the 71st Anniversary air drop as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 71. The task force, based in Sainte Mere Eglise, France, is supporting local events across Normandy, from June 2-8, 2015, to commemorate the selfless actions by all the Allies on D-Day that continue to resonate 71 years later. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Brian Bahret)
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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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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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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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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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12:59 PM7/26/2016
California Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Matthew Beevers answers reporters' questions during the Romanian air force's 71st Air Base's air show and open house at Campia Turzii, Romania, July 23, 2016.
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Lightning IIs complete successful European deployment

1:15 PM5/9/2017
An F-35A Lightning II pilot from the 34th Fighter Squadron, assigned to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, completes pre-flight checks prior to departing Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 7. While at RAF Lakenheath, the squadron flew 76 sorties, tallying more than 154 flying hours, and forward deployed to Estonia and Bulgaria to maximize training opportunities, build partnerships with allied air forces and familiarize Airmen with Europe’s broad and diverse operating conditions.(U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Eric Burks)
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Lightning IIs complete successful European deployment

1:19 PM5/9/2017
An F-35A Lightning II pilot from the 34th Fighter Squadron, assigned to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, completes pre-flight checks prior to departing Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 7. Eight F-35A aircraft from the squadron, along with supporting units and equipment from Hill AFB, completed the first F-35A training deployment to Europe May 7.(U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Eric Burks)
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United States European Command Image

2:03 PM5/9/2017
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II pilot assigned to the 34th Fighter Squadron, based at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, completes pre-flight checks prior to departing RAF Lakenheath, England, May 7, 2017. While at RAF Lakenheath, the squadron flew 76 sorties, tallying more than 154 flying hours, and forward deployed to Estonia and Bulgaria to maximize training opportunities, build partnerships with allied air forces and familiarize Airmen with Europe’s broad and diverse operating conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Burks)
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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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United States European Command Image

12:31 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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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:21 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:22 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:23 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:24 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:25 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:26 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:27 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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Russian Fighter Intercepts US Aircraft

10:27 AM6/23/2017
A U.S. RC-135U flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 Flanker June 19, 2017. Due to the high rate of closure speed and poor control of the aircraft during the intercept, this interaction was determined to be unsafe. (Courtesy photo/Released)
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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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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:14 PM8/15/2017
Jumping out of an airplane flying 10,000 feet in the air isn’t on everyone’s daily to-do list, but for the Guardian Angel teams of the 57th Rescue Squadron, it’s their bread and butter. That’s exactly what they did during exercise Ares Shadow at Aviano AB, Aug. 8-11.
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:30 PM8/15/2017
An Airman assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron begins a freefall jump from a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Ares Shadow, Aug. 11. Ares Shadow is a 48th Fighter Wing-led personnel recovery exercise involving Airmen from across U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Air Force Special Operations Command, as well as members of the Italian armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:35 PM8/15/2017
A member of the Italian armed forces performs a static line jump from a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Ares Shadow, Aug. 10. This exercise marked the first time the 57th Rescue Squadron jumped with the Italian armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:36 PM8/15/2017
A Guardian Angel team from the 57th Rescue Squadron perform a freefall jump during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. A Guardian Angel team consists of both pararescuemen and combat rescue officers, both specializing in personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:39 PM8/15/2017
An Airman assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron prepares to land after a freefall jump during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. During the exercise, RAF Lakenheath pararescuemen and combat rescue officers recovered a simulated downed pilot and participated in multiple jumps. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:44 PM8/15/2017
Airmen assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron regroup after a freefall jump during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. The 57th RQS is scheduled to move to Aviano Air Base in the summer of 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

4:01 PM8/15/2017
An Italian Air Force HH-101 Caesar extracts a team of Guardian Angels assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron, and their simulated rescued pilot, during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. The exercise marked the first time the 57th RQS worked with the Italian air force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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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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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:30 PM10/12/2017
Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations.
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:43 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:45 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:47 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:49 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:53 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:54 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:59 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:07 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:10 PM10/12/2017
Two All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) of the 185th Airborne Artillery Regiment, Folgore Brigade, are loaded into a Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from 46th BA at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:13 PM10/12/2017
Paratroopers from the 185th Airborne Artillery Regiment, Folgore Brigade, board an Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from 46th BA at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:15 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:23 PM10/12/2017
Paratroopers from the 185th Airborne Artillery Regiment, Folgore Brigade, board an Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from 46th BA at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:28 PM10/12/2017
An Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 46th BA, lines up for departure to Hohenburg Drop Zone, Germany, at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:35 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:39 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:49 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

2:03 PM10/12/2017
A Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 33rd ATB, takes off from Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

2:06 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/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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D-Day 2019

1:24 PM6/7/2019
U.S. Army Colonel Matthew Ingram (center left) and U.S. Navy Captain Robert Hight (center right) display a memorial wreath during the JIOCEUR Analytic Center (JAC) 75th Anniversary of D-Day Ceremony at RAF Molesworth, England on June 6, 2019. During the ceremony, the JAC and RAF Molesworth community honored the men and women that served at the base in support of Operation Overlord and other D-Day operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt. Brian Kimball)
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D-Day 2019

1:26 PM6/7/2019
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan McBee holds a memorial wreath during the JIOCEUR Analytic Center (JAC) 75th Anniversary of D-Day Ceremony at RAF Molesworth, England on June 6, 2019. During the ceremony, the JAC and RAF Molesworth community honored the men and women that served at the base in support of Operation Overlord and other D-Day operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt. Brian Kimball)
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480th EFS improves interoperability, strategic partnerships at Blue Flag 2019

8:54 AM12/6/2019
Members of the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing, deployed to Uvda Air Base, Israel, to participate in Blue Flag 2019, a multinational exercise, from Nov. 3 to 14, 2019.
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Bomber Task Force conducts Baltic mission with B-1 Lancers

12:00 AM5/6/2020
Two U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission
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Point Blank exercise adapts to pandemic restrictions

12:00 AM5/14/2020
More than 45 aircraft from the Royal Air Force and U.S. Air Force participated in exercise Point Blank 20-02 over the North Sea
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USAFE’s C-130J Support to Italy

12:00 AM5/14/2020
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, an 86th Airlift Wing C-130J Super Hercules out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, assisted the Italian government in transporting medical and other relief supplies between supply hubs in Milan and Rome, Italy, May 13
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B-1s train to LRASM capabilities in Europe during Bomber Task Force mission

9:05 AM6/1/2020
Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Black Sea region, 29 May, 2020. During the mission, the two B-1s conducted training on the Long Range Anti-ship Missile (LRASM). Designed to target adversary ships, the LRASM gives the B-1 the ability to have advanced stand-off and counter-ship capabilities.
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48th Fighter Wing honors D-Day 76th Anniversary

7:07 AM6/8/2020
ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England -- Four F-15 Eagles assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron conducted a flyover in France commemorating the 76th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 2020.
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Black Sea: All domains, all day

8:23 AM7/23/2020
U.S. Air Forces in Europe led an all domain mission with assets from U.S. Naval Forces Europe, U.S. Special Operations Command Europe, and U.S. Space Command, over the Black Sea, July 22, 2020. The mission occurred in international airspace and waters within the Black Sea and was designed to train U.S. forces to integrate, operate and communicate while executing all domain operations.
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