RAF Eurofighters Flying with B-52s

Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons fly alongside a B-52 Stratofortress deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., over Latvia as a part of U.S. Strategic Command's Bomber Task Force in Europe, March 25, 2019. LATVIA 03.25.2019 Video by Airman 1st Class Tessa Corrick  2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs  

USMC Ice-Breaking Drills in Norway

Marine Forces Europe and Africa worked on an ice-breaking drill during Exercise White Claymore in Bardufoss, Norway, Feb. 11, 2019.  The training consisted of Marines with MRF-E being exposed to freezing water to test their ability to keep calm and use proper methods to get out of the water in…

Living Through 2017 NATO Deployment

In 2017, NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence saw four new deployments, bringing multinational battlegroups into Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland as a response to changing security environments along NATO’s eastern border.  As part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence in Latvia, Spain has deployed a heavy armoured unit abroad for the first…

Crossing an Ocean for Trident Juncture 18

Although questions have been raised about trans-Atlantic solidarity, the Trident Juncture 18 exercise was a demonstration of its reality.    The bond between North America and NATO was underscored when the United States and Canada sent thousands of troops to Europe for exercise Trident Juncture 2018. Since its founding in…

USAF F-22s Flying with Finnish F/A 18s

A KC-135 from RAF Mildenhall refueled F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis who were conducting flying operations with Finnish Air Force F/A-18 Hornets to continue strong strategic relationships across Europe. SFK, UNITED KINGDOM 10.19.2018 Video by Senior Airman Lexie West  100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

External Lifts for the Osprey

11/11/2017: Landing Support Specialists with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa, conduct helicopter support team drills with an MV-22C Osprey at Morón Air Base, Spain, Oct. 4, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-AF deployed to conduct limited crises-response and theatre-security operation in Europe and North Africa. MORóN AIR BASE, MORóN, SPAIN 10.03.2017 Video by Sgt.…

SPMAGTF Trains with Spanish Paras

09/21/2017: U.S. Marines assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa and Spanish paratroopers practice aerial delivery of troops and cargo via a Marine KC-130J Hercules aircraft near Torrejón Air Base, Spain. SPMAGTF-CR-AF deployed to conduct limited crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and North Africa. 08.21.2017 Video by Cpl. Jodson…

Sabre Strike 17 Exercises Collective Defense

06/22/2017: Exercise Saber Strike 17 is a US Army Europe led multinational training exercise that is meant to build the interoperability of US forces and their NATO partners. TX, UNITED STATES 06.16.2017 Video by Sgt. Samuel De Leon 100th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment WIESBADEN, Germany -- Saber Strike 17 is this year's…