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  • RAF Fairford Exchange supports quality of life for deployed Airmen

    Airmen running the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) shoppette at RAF Fairford, England support deployed Airmen from around the world. During COVID-19, deployers and many visitors were not allowed to leave base. While food was provided in the base dining facility, the shoppette provided

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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