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A B-52H Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis down the runway at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, in support of exercises Saber Strike 16 and BALTOPS 16, June 2, 2016. The B-52 is capable of carrying up to approximately 70,000 lbs. of munitions. These include gravity bombs, cluster bombs, precision guided missiles and joint direct attack munitions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sahara L. Fales) Ready to receive: B-52s touch down in England
With the sharp screech of rubber meeting asphalt, two B-52 Stratofortress bombers from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, touched down June 2 at Royal Air Force Fairford, England.
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Staff Sgt. Lewis Herron, top left, 350th Bomb Squadron tail gunner, poses with the rest of his crew from the “Heaven Sent” B-17 Flying Fortress, standing from left to right, Staff Sgt. Angelo Cioffi, Tech. Sgt. Glenn Smiley, Tech. Sgt. Michael Garemko, and kneeling from left to right, 2nd Lt. Gerald Klecker, 1st Lt. Fred Schmidt, 2nd Lt. William Fratus and 1st Lt. Thomas Anderson, during their time stationed with the 100th Bombardment Group at Thorpe Abbots, England, during 1944 and 1945. To this day, the 100th Air Refueling Wing’s KC-135 Stratotankers still carry the Square D designation on their tails, in honor of their heritage with the 100th BG. (Courtesy photo provided by 100th Bomb Group Foundation) A gunner’s tale: 100th Bomb Group veteran shares memories of war
Lewis Herron, a 100th Bombardment Group veteran, enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps when he was 18 years old. By the time he was 19, he was overseas dodging enemy fire.
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. (Retired) Kenneth Andrews speaks with Airman 1st Class Paige Goulette, Air Traffic Control Apprentice, in the ATC simulator at Ramstein’s Air Traffic Control tower, May 24, 2016, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.  Andrews visited the tower to speak with the Airman on duty and share his experiences as a former Air Traffic Controller during his 30-year AF career.  Andrews entered the AF in 1947 during the same year it became an independent service. Air Force trailblazer returns to Ramstein after 54 years
It doesn’t happen often but occasionally Airmen get the opportunity to meet an Airman who, in 1947, was there when the Air Force first stood on its own -- those trailblazers who laid the first bricks of airpower on the long blue line.
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A 493rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagle and a Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon taxi to the runway for training exercise Arctic Fighter Meet 2016, Bodø Main Air Station, Norway, May 25, 2016. This training exercise allowed forward-based U.S. Airmen and aircraft from RAF Lakenheath to train with NATO Allies and European partners, building on skill sets and improving every nation's ability to seamlessly work together. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin Babis/Released) F-15s reinforce defense capability at Arctic Fighter Meet
The 48th Fighter Wing trained alongside the Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish air forces from May 23-27 during exercise Arctic Fighter Meet 2016.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Total force Airmen support European theater security package
After two months of being split across four countries, approximately 250 U.S. Air Force and Massachusetts Air National Guard Airmen from the 131st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron reunited at Graf Ignatievo, Bulgaria, May 27.
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2016
Senior Airman Colby Fahrenbacher, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band member, salutes the name of his great-uncle at the North African American Cemetery in Tunisia, May 30, 2016. Fahrenbacher's great-uncle, Tech. Sgt. Merle Noffsinger was a B-24 gunner and bombardier who was shot down May 1, 1943. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Will McCrary/Released). USAFE band member discovers family history on Memorial Day
Senior Airman Colby Fahrenbacher, a tuba player in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, grew up hearing stories about his great-uncle Merle Noffsinger, who served with the Army Air Force. Fahrenbacher's great-uncle, Tech. Sgt. Merle Noffsinger, was a gunner and bombardier on the B-24 Liberator, and he was shot down May 1, 1943, during a mission over the Mediterranean Sea .
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Luxembourg Army Color Guard, U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 18th Military Police Brigade, Grafenwoehr, Germany, salute during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, May 28, 2016. The holiday serves as an opportunity to pause and remember the sacrifices of more than one million Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who gave their lives in defense of freedom.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)  Luxembourg, US uphold Memorial Day significance
Luxembourgers and Americans united to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their freedoms, fulfilling a promise to never forget that price. More than 200 citizens of both countries paid their respects to the legacy and valor of fallen American service members as part of a Memorial Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, May 28.
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A Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element team member assigned to the 352d Special Operations Support Squadron stands guard during a Forward Area Refueling Point training as part of TROJAN FOOTPRINT 16 in Pajuostic, Lithuania, May 15, 2016. MC-130J Commando II’s, CV-22 Ospreys, MH-47 Chinook’s and approximately 200 maintenance and support personnel deployed to Powidz, Poland during TF16 for joint, combined training with NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Chris Sullivan/Released) Special ops Airmen support exercise in Baltic region
Members from the Air Force Special Operations Command and the U.S. Army Special Operations Command joined with Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian special operations forces in Powidz, Poland, and Grafenwoehr, Germany, to participate in Trojan Footprint 16, a large-scale readiness exercise held May 3-22.
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Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa commander, greets African Air Chiefs during an African Air Chiefs Symposium May 9, 2016, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Leaders from African countries met for the symposium to form bonds and working relationships while discussing topics pertinent to the future of their countries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larissa Greatwood) African Air Chiefs Symposium focuses on mobility
Air chiefs from 26 nations gathered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 9-13 for the largest African Air Chiefs Symposium in its six-year history.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Ramstein airlift squadron kicks off exercise in Romania
The 37th Airlift Squadron from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, kicked off exercise Carpathian Summer 2016 on May 9 at Otopeni AB, Romania. The 11-day, off-station training is a bilateral exercise to enhance interoperability and readiness with Romania by conducting combined air operations.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Spangdahlem AB earns installation excellence award
Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, was named the Air Force recipient of the 2016 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced May 10.
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2016
Vickie McCall, left, and Dr. Joe Leverett board a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 17, 2016, to start their weeklong civic leader trip to several bases in Europe. Air Force civic leaders are unpaid advisers, key communicators and advocates for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joshua DeMotts) Air Force civic leaders visit USAFE
The Air Force Civic Leader Program is an Air Staff-level program whose membership is comprised of community leaders selected by the Air Force major commands, National Guard Bureau and Headquarters Air Force.
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2016
Crew members perform a preflight inspection on a 56th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk during Joint Warrior 2016 at Royal Air Force Lossiemouth, Scotland, April 15, 2016. Joint Warrior is a three-week multination event catered to enhancing the capabilities of its personnel for real-world events through various forms of training, including air-to-ground combat. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nigel Sandridge) Lakenheath strengthens royal ties during Joint Warrior
Airmen from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, recently completed three weeks of intense threat-reaction training missions during Joint Warrior 2016 in Scotland. Joint Warrior is a NATO exercise, which prepares rescue coalition force units for potential real-world scenarios that could be encountered in deployed environments.
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Senior Airman Bryce Bates, a 48th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, interacts with his teammate, Gina, before a vehicle inspection at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 11, 2016. Bates has been providing additional care for Gina after a cancerous tumor was recently removed from her mouth. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin Trower) K-9 remains resilient, bonds with handler
Only months after recovering from hip dysplasia, Gina, an 8-year-old military working dog at Royal Air Force Lakenheath was diagnosed with yet another ailment. In February, a cancerous tumor was discovered on her mouth.
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2016
Airmen from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron out of Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, and Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, conduct fast-paced landing and takeoff maneuvers during Saber Junction 16 April 13, 2016. Saber Junction 16 was the U.S. Army Europe’s 173rd AB’s combat training center certification exercise. It took place at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, March 31-April 24, 2016. (U.S. Army photo/Spc. Sarah K. Anwar) Army, Air Force train for short takeoff, landing
Airmen from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron out of Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, and Soldiers from the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, secured the Hohenfels Training Area’s short takeoff and landing strip (STOL) April 13, as part of their certification at Saber Junction 16.
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2016
Families of U.S. Airmen and Defense Department civilians board a C-17 Globemaster III during an ordered departure March 30, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. On March 29, 2016, the secretary of defense, in coordination with the secretary of state, ordered the departure of all DOD dependents assigned to Incirlik AB. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Nieves Camacho) Nearly 650 family members reach US from Turkey within 74 hours
Minutes after an ordered departure of Defense Department family members and civilians assigned to locations in Turkey, mobility Airmen sprang into action around the world, preparing to execute missions that would ensure a safe and speedy airlift for them and their pets.The combined mission effort was accomplished within 74 hours following the initial order on March 29. Around 650 passengers and 70 pets were moved.
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2016
F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron land April 11, at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, 
England. The aircraft arrival marks the second time the U.S. European Command has hosted a deployment of F-22 aircraft in the EUCOM Area of Responsibility.  (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)
F-22s deploy to Europe to show support for allies
F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment were deployed to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, on April 11 to conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft. The F-22s come from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and will continue training until May.
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2016
Gen. Frank Gorenc, the commander of NATO Allied Air Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa, shakes hands with MC-12W Liberty maintenance crewmembers during a visit to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 10, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Brian Wagner) Gorenc discusses European Reassurance Initiative, air police mission
The commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa said April 5 that the increase in European Reassurance Initiative funds next year will allow his command to improve its presence and facilities on the eastern side of NATO and to deter Russia. Gen. Frank Gorenc also told the Defense Writers’ Group that his command is working on transferring the air policing mission over the Baltic States into an air defense mission.
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2016
Families previously stationed in Turkey arrive at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 30, 2016, after the State Department and secretary of defense approved the ordered departure of service members’ dependents and Defense Department civilian personnel from the area. Ramstein AB was designated as a “transition location” for families to await travel to their subsequent duty locations. However, a number of families will relocate to Ramstein AB for an extended period of time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko) Ramstein mobility wing credited for smooth departure from Turkey
Even before the flow of families arrived at Ramstein Air Base after they were ordered to depart from Turkey on March 29, Airmen from the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing were getting ready to make their transition as fluid as possible.
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2016
Dependents of military members from Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, wait to disembark from a C-17 Globemaster III after landing at Baltimore Washington International Airport, Md., April 1, 2016. Defense Department dependents in Adana, Izmir and Mugla, Turkey, were given an ordered departure by the State Department and Secretary of Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Lee) Families ordered to leave Turkey arriving in US
Military dependents and pets began arriving at Baltimore Washington International Airport, Maryland, March 31 following an ordered departure of Defense Department dependents due to security concerns in some areas of Turkey. Dependents arriving at BWI were flown on Air Mobility Command’s C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and various charted flight departing from Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
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