A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, breaks off after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, during bilateral interoperability training with the Royal Netherland air force over the North Sea, June 26, 2020. Interoperability training remains a symbol of the shared commitment between the Netherlands, the U.S. and NATO to maintaining the continued security of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)
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RAF Mildenhall supports bilateral interoperability training

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, breaks off after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, during bilateral interoperability training with the Royal Netherland air force over the North Sea, June 26, 2020. Interoperability training remains a symbol of the shared commitment between the Netherlands, the U.S. and [Read More …]

An F-15C Eagle from the 67th Fighter Squadron flies during a training exercise May 27, 2020, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The Eagle's air superiority is achieved through a mixture of maneuverability, acceleration, range, weapons and avionics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)
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Prepare for Contact

An F-15C Eagle from the 67th Fighter Squadron flies during a training exercise May 27, 2020, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The Eagle’s air superiority is achieved through a mixture of maneuverability, acceleration, range, weapons and avionics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England, departs RAF Mildenhall, England, June 6, 2020. The fighter aircraft landed at RAF Mildenhall in preparation for a flyover commemorating the 76th anniversary of D-Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron)
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RAF Mildenhall receives visit from 48th FW F-15s

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England, departs RAF Mildenhall, England, June 6, 2020. The fighter aircraft landed at RAF Mildenhall in preparation for a flyover commemorating the 76th anniversary of D-Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 30, 2020. The 493rd FS conducts routine training to ensure RAF Lakenheath provides unique air combat capabilities when called upon by United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)
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48th Fighter Wing conducts flying operations

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 30, 2020. The 493rd FS conducts routine training to ensure RAF Lakenheath provides unique air combat capabilities when called upon by United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

A U.S. B-2A Spirit bomber assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing and Royal Netherlands air force F-35A conduct aerial operations in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the North Sea March 18, 2020. Bomber missions provide opportunities to train and work with NATO allies and theater partners in combined and joint operations and exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Matthew Plew)
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Bomber Task Force Europe operations

A U.S. B-2A Spirit bomber assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing and Royal Netherlands air force F-35A conduct aerial operations in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the North Sea March 18, 2020. Bomber missions provide opportunities to train and work with NATO allies and theater partners in combined and joint operations and exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo/ [Read More …]

F-15C Eagles assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron conduct aerial operations with a B-2A Spirit in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the Keflavik, Iceland March 17, 2020. Bomber missions provide opportunities to train and work with NATO allies and theater partners in combined and joint operations and exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Matthew Plew)
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Bomber Task Force Europe over Iceland

F-15C Eagles assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron conduct aerial operations with a B-2A Spirit in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the Keflavik, Iceland March 17, 2020. Bomber missions provide opportunities to train and work with NATO allies and theater partners in combined and joint operations and exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Matthew Plew)

F-15C Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing conducts aerial operations in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the North Sea March 17, 2020. Bomber missions provide opportunities to train and work with NATO allies and theater partners in combined and joint operations and exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Matthew Plew)
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48th Fighter Wing supports Bomber Task Force Europe

F-15C Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing conducts aerial operations in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the North Sea March 17, 2020. Bomber missions provide opportunities to train and work with NATO allies and theater partners in combined and joint operations and exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Matthew Plew)

B-2A Spirit bombers assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing conduct aerial operations in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the North Sea March 12, 2020. Bomber missions enable aircrews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, and validate U.S. global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Matthew Plew)
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Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2

B-2A Spirit bombers assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing conduct aerial operations in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-2 over the North Sea March 12, 2020. Bomber missions enable aircrews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, and validate U.S. global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Matthew Plew)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 11, 2020. The Eagle is an all-weather, extremely maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)
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Reapers sharpen readiness capabilities

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 11, 2020. The Eagle is an all-weather, extremely maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, during a ‘Furious 48’ exercise Feb. 11, 2020. The readiness exercise spans two days and is intended to prepare U.S. Air Force personnel for sustained combat operations during contested and degraded environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)
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‘Furious 48’ readiness exercise

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, during a ‘Furious 48’ exercise Feb. 11, 2020. The readiness exercise spans two days and is intended to prepare U.S. Air Force personnel for sustained combat operations during contested and degraded environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)