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  • Pathfinder operations enable Bomber Task Force 23-4

    U.S. Air Force Airmen deployed to Iceland on Aug. 13 to support Bomber Task Force 23-4, which is currently underway at Keflavik Air Base. Among the Airmen are several members of the 501st Combat Support Wing who are providing base operations support to enable missions for the aircrews and ground

  • Pathfinders strengthen combat capabilities through CAPEX

    The 420th Munitions Squadron conducted high-pace operations throughout a Combat Ammunition Production Exercise from Aug. 7-11 at RAF Welford.CAPEX is a non-rated, non-aircraft, mass, live-munitions production exercise in support of air tasking orders, which provides the logistics community an

  • Pathfinder helps power USAF rugby team to gold

    While attending technical training, one of Airman First Class Lauren Belforti’s instructors told her about Air Force sports.At the time neither of them knew that this would set Belforti on a path to playing in and winning the 2023 Armed Forces Women’s Rugby Championship.

  • Pathfinder innovation brings renewable energy to RAF Fairford

    Many people recognize Royal Air Force Fairford as the host of the Royal International Air Tattoo, which is the world’s largest air show featuring aerial display teams from across the globe.However, what may not be as well known is that Fairford is home to the U.S. Air Force’s only Combat Support

  • RAF Croughton community rallies around CDC

    A strong community isn't needed more, nor apparent, than during times of crisis. This statement was tested when several buildings, including the Child Development Center, at RAF Croughton flooded after an intense storm that brought an immense amount of water.The RAF Croughton CDC experienced a major

  • RIAT 2023 showcases Airpower

    The Royal International Air Tattoo took place at RAF Fairford, England, July 14-16, 2023. Throughout RIAT, several nations exhibited their air power and capabilities for thousands of spectators helping inspire the next generation of aviation. RIAT participation demonstrates U.S. commitment to

  • CMSAF visits 501st CSW

    RAF ALCONBURY, England -- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass visited the 501st Combat Support Wing July 11-13, 2023.During her visit, Bass conducted all-calls at RAF Alconbury, Croughton and Welford where she spoke about and answered questions on Air Force strategic priorities and the

  • Airfield management clears the way for Bomber Task Force

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Daniel Ybarra, 420th Operations Squadron airfield management shift lead, along with multiple Airmen deployed to Fairford to support Bomber Task Force 23-3. Support operations executed by units like Ybarra’s are key in ensuring the U.S. Air Force is postured and ready