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Members of an Air Force honor guard team stand in formation during a Veterans Day ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Belgium, Nov. 11, 2017. The team conducted a hereditary nine gun salute which historically signifies an end to hostilities for a period of time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua) Ramstein AB Airmen honor U.S. veterans in Belgium
Bad weather did not deter Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from celebrating Veteran’s Day Nov. 11, 2017, at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial in Belgium. The ethereal curtain of fog and delicate rainfall only added to the poignancy of the ceremony.
0 11/13
2017
Nordic Air Chiefs sign letter, develop Arctic Challenge Nordic Air Chiefs sign letter, develop Arctic Challenge
Defense officials from four Nordic countries signed a letter of intent alongside Gen. Tod D. Wolters, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa commander, Oct. 16, 2017, in a formal acknowledgment that opens doors to the development of a European flag-level exercise.
0 10/17
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) Air Force B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers arrive in UK
Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers joined B-1B Lancers and B-52H Stratofortresses June 9, 2017, to participate in theater bomber assurance and deterrence operations. Three B-52Hs from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, and three B-1Bs from Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, along with approximately 800 Airmen, are currently supporting exercises Saber Strike and Baltic Operations in the U.S. European Theater.
0 6/09
2017
Col. Joseph McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, promotes his sister, Theresa Goodman, to the rank of colonel via video teleconferencing technology, May 15, 2017 at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Goodman is a medical inspector at the Air Force Inspection Agency headquarters at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, 5296 miles away from Spangdahlem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Staci Miller) Birds of a feather: brother promotes sister via VTC
The video stream stuttered, lagged and occasionally froze, but it ended with Col. Theresa Goodman looking into a webcam and rendering a perfectly clear salute to her brother stationed 5,296 miles away from her location, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Col. Joseph McFall, the 52nd Fighter Wing commander here, promoted his sister, who he refers to as Tess, to the rank of colonel via video teleconferencing technology, May 15, 2017. As soon as her new rank took effect, Goodman made sure to jokingly let her older brother know it would be the last salute she would have to give him for a while.
0 5/16
2017
Maj. Corey Carnes, Deployment Transition Center director, conducts a welcome brief for redeploying Airmen on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Feb. 2, 2017. The DTC takes redeployers through a four-day re-immersion course which aims to help them ease back into non-deployed life. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

10,000 and counting; DTC here to serve more re-deployers
The Air Force Deployment Transition Center is continuing to push forth its mission to support the Air Force’s most valuable assets: Airmen. The deployment decompression facility, which recently marked the arrival of its 10,000th redeployer on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, aims to help Airmen coming home from deployment transition back into a non-deployed environment.
0 3/13
2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Feb. 3
On this look around the Air Force, three B-2 bombers return to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, after a deployment, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, has begun construction of a next generation 9-1-1 call center, U. S. Air Force in Europe and Air Forces Africa has a new command chief, and February is American Heart Month. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Cory Kuttler.
0 2/03
2017
An F-35B Lightning II and a C-130J Super Hercules participate in an aerial demonstration at the Farnborough International Air Show, July 12, 2016. Held every two years, the air show represents a unique opportunity for the U.S., along with other military allies, to showcase its leadership in aerospace technologies while supporting various armament procurement competitions taking place throughout Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Burks/Released) US forces display technology, military might at Farnborough
U.S. service members engaged with the international aviation technology community July 11 at the Farnborough International Airshow in England.
0 7/15
2016
A crew chief from the 123rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron marshals an F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft at Kecskemet Air Base, Hungary, Sept. 3, 2015. Four Oregon Air National Guard F-15s forward deployed to Hungary from Campia Turzii, Romania, as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, improving interoperability between NATO allies and ensuring the continued stability of the region. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Warren) F-15s complete Hungarian deployment
Four F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft and support personnel, assigned to the 123rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, completed a forward deployment to Kecskemet, Hungary, from Campia Turzii, Romania, Sept. 15.
0 9/17
2015
Staff Sgt. Rosy Fernandez, an 86th Medical Group respiratory therapist, demonstrates to Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody how an injured military member receives care during an air rescue operation June 15, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. During his visit, Cody held an all call for Airmen, spoke to senior NCOs and had a tour of Ramstein. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tryphena Mayhugh) Cody reaches out to USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody wrapped up his second visit to U.S. Air Forces in Europe-U.S. Air Forces Africa this year, tackling Airmen's questions surrounding changes to the new enlisted evaluation system, promotions, formal training and retirements.
0 6/26
2015
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James speaks to U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa personnel during an all call June 19, 2015, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. James attended the all call during her brief stop at Ramstein, addressed the crowd on current topics in the Air Force and answered questions from the audience. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka) James shares priorities with USAFE-AFAFRICA
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James talked with U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Airmen and civilians during an all call at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 19.
0 6/22
2015
Gen. Frank Gorenc, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, speaks to senior enlisted and officers from multiple countries throughout Europe and Africa during a the inaugural International Professional Military Development (PMD) Symposium at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 4, 2015. The inaugural PMD course was designed to bring allied and partner nations together to exchange ideas and best practices with the goal of improving their militaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) 15 nations assemble to improve force development
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa hosted 14 allied and partner nations June 2-4, for the inaugural International Professional Military Development (PMD) Symposium in Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
0 6/10
2015
Icelandic coast guard Rear Admiral Georg Lárusson, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Randy Kee and Norwegian army Maj. Gen. Odin Johannessen listen to a presentation during the Arctic Security Forces Roundtable in Reykjavik, Iceland. Kee and Johannessen co-led the conference, while Lárusson led coordination of host nation support. Representatives from 11 nations across Europe and North America met for the ASFR in order to promote regional understanding and enhance multilateral security operations within the Arctic area. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Meredith Mulvihill) Leaders from 11 nations meet to discuss Arctic security
Military leaders from across Europe and North America met in Reykjavik to discuss security related issues within the Arctic Circle during the Arctic Security Forces Roundtable several weeks ago.
0 6/09
2015
Senior Master Sgt. Phillip Leonard, center, discusses cargo pallet inspection procedures with East Africa air forces members during African Partnership Flight-Djibouti (APF) Feb. 10, 2015, at Djibouti Air Base. APF is the premiere program to bring together partner nations to increase cooperation and interoperability, which fosters stability and security throughout the continent. Leonard is a loadmaster adviser with U.S. Air Forces Europe -- Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Ian Dean) African Partnership Flight builds relations, interoperability
Closing ceremonies commenced African Partnership Flight-Djibouti for more than 80 Airmen from six nations Feb. 11, at Djibouti Air Base.
0 2/17
2015
Gen. Frank Gorenc talks to attendees at Air Force Association's Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, Sept. 15, 2014, in Washington, D.C.  He said we have reduced forces in Europe by 75 percent since 1989.  The mission has grown, but the presence has been reduced. Gorenc stressed fiscal responsibility within USAFE, reflecting the Secretary of the Air Force's "making every dollar count," theme. Gorenc is the commander of U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Regional challenges, budget effect USAFE/AFAFRICA
Gen. Frank Gorenc, the commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and U.S. Air Forces Africa, spoke about the impact of sequestration and some of the current challenges USAFE/AFAFRICA faces on Sept 15, at the Air Force Association Air and Space Symposium here.
0 9/15
2014
Master Sgt. Chris Minnifield, center right, discusses the finer points of C-130 Hercules mass container delivery airdrop operations with Polish air force service members Aug. 11, 2014, at Powidz Air Base, Poland. The bilateral training was to prepare Polish forces to conduct equipment and supply delivery missions to Iraq. Minnifield is a 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) US, Poland train for humanitarian missions to Iraq
Loadmasters from the U.S. and Poland began training together, Aug. 11, to sharpen the skills necessary to conduct humanitarian missions to Iraq.
0 8/18
2014
Two C-130J Super Hercules come in for a landing Aug. 14, 2014, at Powidz Air Base, Poland. The aircraft, deployed from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, are part of a training deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) New rotation takes reigns at Powidz AB, Poland
With a shrill squeal, rubber met road as two C-130J Super Hercules' touched down Aug. 14, at Powidz Air Base, Poland -- their crews ready to begin a flying training deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, or OAR.
1 8/15
2014
Capt. Tom Meyers discusses the F-15E Strike Eagle's capabilities with spectators July 17, 2014, at the Farnborough International Airshow in England. Public access was granted for spectators to ask questions and observe the aircraft up-close with pilots and aircrew members. Meyers is a 494th Fighter Squadron F-15E  instructor pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erin O'Shea) U.S. Forces display military might at Farnborough
Organizations, businesses and military forces from across the globe gathered in Farnborough, England, to celebrate 100 years of aviation at the Farnborough International Air Show July 14 -20.
0 7/24
2014
A student at a local university films the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa band concert June 13, 2014, in Dakar, Senegal. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for the African Partnership Flight, a program designed to improve communication and interoperability between regional partners in Africa. The band will be playing multiple venues in the area to inspire children and musicians through the universal language of music. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) USAFE Band sets stage for APF Senegal
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe six-person rock band "Afterburner" kicked off African Partnership Flight here June 13, with weekend performances and continues to reach new audiences. The band is in Senegal as part of APF Sengal, a week-long program featuring eight African nations meeting to discuss and share lessons to foster regional cooperation and build partnerships.
0 6/20
2014
Staff Sgt. Jessica Ancheta, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa protocol specialist, prepares the U.S. flag for the opening ceremony of African Partnership Flight in Dakar, Senegal, June 16, 2014. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for APF, a program designed to improve communication and interoperabilty between regional partners in Africa. The African partners include Senegal, Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria and Niger with the U.S. helping with organization. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane) 

African Partnership Flight takes off in Senegal
More than 40 U.S. Air Force Airmen arrived June 16 to participate in African Partnership Flight, co-hosted by Senegal and the U.S.
0 6/16
2014
Tech. Sgt. Mariah Pike explains some capabilities of human simulators March 10, 2014, during the 29th Annual Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Pike is a self aid and budy care advisor with the 86th Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. James M. Hodgman) USAFE-AFAFRICA, NATO host 29th Aerospace Medicine Summit
Medical professionals from 16 nations attended the Ramstein Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course here March 10-14.
0 3/21
2014
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