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  • Red Flag 17-1 pushes domain, fifth-gen integration

    As coalition pilots, intelligence analysts, and cyber and space operators convene at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, for Red Flag 17-1, they have one goal in mind: work together to defeat the adversary, which at times is 20 living adversaries simultaneously working to attack allied forces on a multi-domain battlefield.
  • US, coalition air forces build relationships through munitions

    Members of the Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Air Force constructed 4,000-pounds of Joint Direct Attack Munitions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Okra at an undisclosed location Feb. 9.
  • Forging partnerships: AF, Royal Navy medical teams train onboard HMS Ocean

    Over the course of five days, medical personnel from the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron and the Royal navy worked together to test their capabilities during coalition exercise Azraq Serpent, Jan. 23–27, 2017.
  • AFCENT Tankers fuel the fight

    In the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and the Iraqi counteroffensive to liberate Mosul, no nation works alone. In the skies, pilots from 19 nations work tirelessly to dismantle, disrupt and ultimately destroy ISIL by striking infrastructure, roadways and other high-value targets.
  • Coalition intel cell breaks down boundaries

    At the Combined Air Operations Center, the Coalition Intelligence Fusion Cell, a multinational team of intelligence specialists, works side-by-side to provide intelligence to commanders for the fight to degrade and ultimately defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
  • CRG enables strategic air operations at Qayyarah West

    The landing was much more than routine; it was symbolic. It represented the first time a fixed wing Iraqi aircraft, loaded with cargo, landed at the strategic airfield since it fell to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters in 2014.
  • Coalition airstrike demonstrates synergy among nations

    The U.S.-led Coalition tasked with degrading and defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant successfully executed a large scale, multinational strike on a weapons facility in Al Haditha, Iraq, Oct. 31.
  • APF Ghana builds trust, relationships, interoperability

    Airmen and 12 African nations concluded an African Partnership Flight in Ghana Sept. 16.Co-hosted by U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa and the Ghanaian air force, the five-day event brought together air forces from around Africa."APF is really unique because it’s a military-to-military event,” said Capt. Aaron Charbonneau, the
  • Singaporean leaders visit, recognize first weapons instructors

    The 366th Fighter Wing welcomed Singaporean Maj. Gen. Mervyn Tan, chief of Republic of Singapore Air Force, and Brig. Gen. Tommy Tan Ah Han, Republic of Singapore Air Force Air Combat Command commander, Aug. 17-20, to recognize the first graduates of the Singaporean Fighter Weapons Instructor Course at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
  • B-52 Stratofortress joins coalition team

    U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, April 9, in support of theater requirements and Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria and the wider international community.
  • Biden, wife visit troops in Southwest Asia

    Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, met with more than 1,000 service members assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing and their coalition partners from five nations March 7 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
  • James discusses coalition efforts at press club luncheon

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discussed her two-week trip of seeing firsthand the Air Force’s role in coalition efforts against violent extremist organizations during a National Press Club luncheon Dec. 2.
  • Obama adjusts troop levels for continuing Afghanistan mission

    President Barack Obama announced at the White House Oct. 15, that he will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan through 2016 and a lesser number into 2017 to sustain coalition efforts to train and strengthen Afghan forces.
  • Lt. Gen. Hesterman III: ISIL fears coalition airpower

    “We know from our intelligence that (ISIL) fears coalition airpower,” said Lt. Gen. John Hesterman III, the Combined Forces Air Component commander. “Since Aug. 8, coalition airpower has significantly degraded (ISIL’s) ability to organize, project and sustain combat power while taking exceptional care to limit collateral damage and civilian casualties.”
  • Striking the heart of the enemy

    Since November 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has suffered the loss of at least a dozen senior leaders due to coalition airstrikes. Airmen in the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit are doing their part to remind the world that arguably no one performs these missions better than the F-15E Strike Eagle.
  • US, Japan, Australia team up during air combat training

    Pilots from the U.S. Air Force, Japanese Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian air force conducted large force employment (LFE) training here Feb. 19-27, as part of exercise Cope North 2015.
  • First ever 'Tonnerre Lightning' refining language of war

    British, French, and U.S. Airmen wrapped up the inaugural exercise Tonnerre Lightning 14-1 here and other operating locations March 28. The tri-lateral exercise, which replicates a coalition response to a contingency operation, developed as a method for the U.S., the United Kingdom and France's air forces to strengthen their combined interoperability.
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