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 …]

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk pilot, assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron, based out of Aviano Air Base, Italy, connects to a U.S. Air Force MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing, based out of RAF Mildenhall, U.K., during a Helicopter Air-to-Air Refuel, May 28, 2020, over Croatian waters. This 352 SOW air refueling capability enables platforms in the European Theatre to fly long distances without landing, extending the combat radius for pilots on complex missions. The event was part of the 352 SOWs training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and capable force. Through this type of training, SOF members remain postured to execute global response operations and support multiple NATO allies and partners in the Black Sea and Balkans region during the global COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena)
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Air Commandos enhance airpower capabilities during helicopter air-to-air refuel over the Adriatic Sea

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk pilot, assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron, based out of Aviano Air Base, Italy, connects to a U.S. Air Force MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing, based out of RAF Mildenhall, U.K., during a Helicopter Air-to-Air Refuel, May 28, 2020, over Croatian waters. This 352 SOW air refueling capability [Read More …]

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)

A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, breaks away from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, after receiving fuel during a strategic bomber mission off the northern Norwegian coast, June 3, 2020. Strategic bomber missions enable crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, and validate our always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)
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100th ARW fuels B-52 off Norwegian coast

A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, breaks away from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, after receiving fuel during a strategic bomber mission off the northern Norwegian coast, June 3, 2020. Strategic bomber missions enable crews to maintain a high state of readiness [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force pilots assigned to the 67th Special Operations Squadron, 352d Special Operations Wing, based out of RAF Mildenhall, U.K., conduct a low-level, mountainous terrain flight in a MC-130J Commando II, May 23, 2020, over Albania. The event was part of the 352 SOW’s training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and capable force. Through this type of training, SOF members remain postured to execute global response operations and support multiple NATO allies and partners in the Black Sea and Balkans region during the global COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aven Santiago)
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352d Special Operations Wing enhances readiness through mountainous terrain flight over Albania

U.S. Air Force pilots assigned to the 67th Special Operations Squadron, 352d Special Operations Wing, based out of RAF Mildenhall, U.K., conduct a low-level, mountainous terrain flight in a MC-130J Commando II, May 23, 2020, over Albania. The event was part of the 352 SOW’s training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and capable force. Through this type [Read More …]

U.S. Special Operations Command Force's conduct static load training using the U.S. Air Force 352d Special Operation Wing’s MC-130J Commando II, and U.S. Naval Special Warfare’s (NSW) Combat Craft Assault (CCA) boat, April 28, 2020, at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece. The event was part of the 352 SOW’s training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and capable force. Through this type of training, SOF members remain postured to execute global response operations and support multiple NATO Allies and partners in the Black Sea and Balkans region during the global COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena)
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U.S. Special Operations Command Force’s conduct static load training at Souda Bay, Greece

U.S. Special Operations Command Force’s conduct static load training using the U.S. Air Force 352d Special Operation Wing’s MC-130J Commando II, and U.S. Naval Special Warfare’s (NSW) Combat Craft Assault (CCA) boat, April 28, 2020, at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece. The event was part of the 352 SOW’s training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and [Read More …]

A U.S. Special Warfare medic, assigned to Special Operations Command Europe, prepares to issue an IV to a simulated patient out of a CV-22B Osprey, attached to the 352d Special Operations Wing, March 25, 2020, over England, en route to a medical facility. The training featured a Lithuanian SOF member being extracted by a CV-22B Osprey following a simulated IED blast to the leg. During the bilateral engagement, which included infiltration/exfiltration with the CV22B Osprey assigned to the 352 SOW. Routine bilateral engagements enable partners to respond for any contingency effectively, as well as continue to train and increase their readiness and collective defense. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena)
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Lithuania, U.S. Air Force, Navy SOF members maintain readiness through air operations

A U.S. Special Warfare medic, assigned to Special Operations Command Europe, prepares to issue an IV to a simulated patient out of a CV-22B Osprey, attached to the 352d Special Operations Wing, March 25, 2020, over England, en route to a medical facility. The training featured a Lithuanian SOF member being extracted by a CV-22B Osprey following a simulated IED [Read More …]

A Special Tactics operator stationed at the 352nd Special Operations Wing at RAF Mildenhall informs overhead fighter aircrews of a simulated threat in the local area during exercise Valiant Liberty at RAF Sculthorpe Training Range, U.K., March 9, 2020. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operations Command's tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force's only special operations ground force, leading global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations on the battlefield. Valiant Liberty is an agile combat employment exercise which allows U.S. and allied forces to deter, defend and win across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rose Gudex)
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352nd SOW ST conduct CAS training with fighter jets during Valiant Liberty 2020

A Special Tactics operator stationed at the 352nd Special Operations Wing at RAF Mildenhall informs overhead fighter aircrews of a simulated threat in the local area during exercise Valiant Liberty at RAF Sculthorpe Training Range, U.K., March 9, 2020. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operations Command’s tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force’s only special operations ground [Read More …]

A U.S. Air Force RC-135 Rivet Joint assigned to the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, Feb. 26, 2020. The 100th ARW is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling "bridge," which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy around the globe at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)
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100th ARW supports 95th RS

A U.S. Air Force RC-135 Rivet Joint assigned to the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, Feb. 26, 2020. The 100th ARW is the only permanent U.S. air refueling wing in the European theater, providing the critical air refueling “bridge,” which allows the Expeditionary Air Force to deploy [Read More …]

A member of the United States Air Forces in Europe women’s volleyball team serves during the 2020 Allied Air Command Inter-Nation Volleyball Championship at RAF Mildenhall, England, Feb. 20, 2020. Male and female volleyball teams representing air forces from the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands took part in NATO’s 2020 Allied Air Command Inter-Nation Volleyball Championship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)
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RAF Mildenhall hosts AIRCOM Volleyball Championships

A member of the United States Air Forces in Europe women’s volleyball team serves during the 2020 Allied Air Command Inter-Nation Volleyball Championship at RAF Mildenhall, England, Feb. 20, 2020. Male and female volleyball teams representing air forces from the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands took part in NATO’s 2020 Allied Air Command Inter-Nation [Read More …]