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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.
  • 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.
  • Pathfinders install resilient telecommunication network at RAF Fairford

    The 501st Combat Support Wing Plans and Programs Office is working with contractors to install new communication lines throughout the grounds at RAF Fairford, England.
  • Faces of Fairford: Contracting

    Meet Staff Sgt. Samatha Henderson, 509th Contracting Squadron contracting officer, and 2nd Lt. Shawn Edgecomb, 509th Contracting Squadron officer in charge of operation flights, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to RAF Fairford, England, in support of Bomber Task Force Europe.
  • Faces of Fairford: Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (POL)

    Meet Master Sgt. Ralph Smith, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel supervisor, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to RAF Fairford, England, in support of Bomber Task Force Europe.
  • RAF Fairford remembers 75 years

    1940’s swing music filled the open hangar as an audience poured in to celebrate. Military members, historians, aviation enthusiasts, radio specialists, falconers, and many other locals arrived for the RAF Fairford 75th Anniversary Heritage Day.A B-52 Stratofortress, B-2 Spirit and many single-engine planes lined the runway outside the hangar.
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