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  • RAF Croughton Technical Sergeant Release Party

    The newest U.S. Air Force technical sergeant selectees celebrate their promotion with a Technical Sergeant Release Party on RAF Croughton, England, June 27, 2024. Air Force officials selected 6,914 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 35,328 eligible members

  • 422nd Communications Squadron Change of Command Ceremony

    The 422nd Communications Squadron held a change of command ceremony at RAF Croughton, England, June 27, 2024. During the ceremony U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Amanda C. Altman relinquished command of the 422nd Communications Squadron to Maj. Francis Martin B. Gudez. The ceremony formally recognizes the

  • Pathfinders participate in defender's challenge

    Defenders and civilians recently participated in the defender's challenge on RAF Croughton, England, May 14, 2024. The challenge is a part of National Police Week which honors law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

  • RAF Fairford ACE operations bolster synergy, readiness

    Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing conducted operations as part of an Agile Combat Employment exercise at RAF Fairford, England, Nov. 1, 2021. The operations taking place at Fairford provide a dynamic and partnership-focused training environment which ensures U.S. forces remain postured to

  • NATO ARRC conducts exercise at RAF Fairford

    Allied Land Command (LANDCOM) conducted a combat readiness evaluation on the NATO Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corp (ARRC) during Exercise Loyal Leda 2020 (LOLE20), which took place at Royal Air Force Fairford and South Cerney, England, Nov. 9-19, 2020.

  • Operation Torch 2020: USAFRICOM commemorates V-J Day

    U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence at RAF Molesworth partnered with the American Battle Monuments Commission Cambridge American Cemetery to conduct Operation TORCH-2020, a memorial cleanup at six U.S. military World War II sites across England, Aug. 15, 2020. This effort commemorated

  • The pipes are calling

    As the melody is carried through the breeze, the distinctive sound of the bagpipe pulls on many heartstrings as listeners’ eyes begin to glisten.Bagpipers have performed at countless ceremonies for the 501st Combat Support Wing, but one has his roots embedded in the history of RAF Alconbury for over

  • RIAT 2019 showcases U.S. commitment to NATO alliance

    The world’s largest military air show brought nations from all over the world to RAF Fairford for the Royal International Air Tattoo July 19-21. RIAT 2019 commemorated 70 years since the formation of NATO, and 50 years since the first manned moon landing. The three-day event saw more than 175,000