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  • DSD visits RAF Fairford

    Deputy Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist visited RAF Fairford, Oct. 12, 2020. The visit highlighted the strategic importance of RAF Fairford, oriented him to the bomber and ISR missions in support of U.S. European Command and national defense strategy, and gave him the opportunity to engage with Airmen.
  • Fire Prevention Week 2020

    The 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters hosted national Fire Prevention Week at RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth, Oct. 5-9, 2020. . Since 1922, national Fire Prevention Week educates the public about the importance of pre-planning actions they should take to keep themselves and their families safe from fire mishap.
  • 501st CSW CC visits 420th MUNS

    U.S. Air Force Col. Kurt Wendt, 501st Combat Support Wing commander, visited 420th Munitions Squadron at RAF Welford, England, Oct. 1, 2020, to meet with the Airmen and to learn more about their new mission capabilities.
  • Year of the Pathfinder: British wounded warrior ascends the Matterhorn

    A veteran British Army infantry commander, ascended one of the tallest and most dangerous mountains in Switzerland, Aug. 6, 2020, in 4.16 hours, with a total duration of 9.16 hours. Ray Hoogendijk, 423rd Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation (ODR) director at RAF Molesworth, England, joined six other wounded veterans to climb the Matterhorn mountain in the Alps.
  • Bomber Task Force Europe

    Two B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, operating out of RAF Fairford, England, returned from flights over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, focused on integration and interoperability training with European allies and partners in the region, Sept. 16, 2020. The flight included long-planned training with Hellenic Air Force F-16, Italian Air Force Eurofighters, Royal Air Force Eurofighters and U.S. Navy P-8 aircraft. KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from 100th Air Refueling Wing enabled the long-range strategic Bomber Task Force Europe mission by providing aerial refueling support.
  • Year of the Pathfinder: Air Force retiree shines through adversity

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Carl Joseph “CJ” Spatz III, a retired air traffic controller and facility manager was diagnosed with a brain tumor March 25, 2019. CJ and his wife, Angela Spatz, 423rd Force Support Squadron work and family life consultant, were expecting their first baby when they received the news.
  • Whatever It Takes to Soar: RAF Alconbury youth speaks with Blue Angels pilots

    A RAF Alconbury youth at the Child and Youth Programs spoke with U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilots during a virtual discussion panel with other members of the Boys and Girls Club of America Sept. 9, 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 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (V-J) Day and the end of WWII.
  • RAF Alconbury program lends families a helping hand

    The Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) program provides support to children who have developmental or special educational needs in their homes or classrooms.
  • Pathfinder medical technician discovers safer COVID-19 swab technique

    A medical technician at RAF Croughton discovered a COVID-19 testing technique that needed to be changed, so he elevated the concern and impacted testing procedures across the entire Department of Defense (DOD).
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