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Medics train with mobile decontamination line

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June 20, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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British military leaders, students visit RAF Mildenhall, RAF Lakenheath

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June 20, 2014 in Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall, United Kingdom by clevine


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Medical group reins change hands

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June 20, 2014 in Aviano Air Base, Italy by clevine


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USAFE-UK director visits with Team Mildenhall leadership

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June 20, 2014 in Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall, United Kingdom by clevine


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Newly installed fire suppression system tested

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June 20, 2014 in Aviano Air Base, Italy by clevine


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Global Strike bombers complete their deployment

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June 20, 2014 in Norway, Royal Air Force Base Croughton, Royal Air Force Base Fairford, Stavanger Community, United Kingdom by clevine

U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen flew to RAF Fairford, United Kingdom as part of a mission to train and integrate with U.S. and allied military forces in the U.S. European Command region.

Along with them came three B-52 Stratofortesses and two B-2 Spirits. All five bombers departed the EUCOM area of responsibility, following the completion of their deployment.
This mission was made successful by not only aircrew, but also supporting units who worked tirelessly to ensure the mission was a success.
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President Presents Marine corporal with Medal of Honor

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June 20, 2014 in Norway, Royal Air Force Base Croughton, Royal Air Force Base Fairford, Stavanger Community, United Kingdom by clevine

Retired Marine Corps Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter received the nation's highest military honor from President Barack Obama at the White House, June 19.

Carpenter received the Medal of Honor for his actions while deployed in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in 2010. He became the third Marine and the 15th overall recipient of the medal for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

"With that singular act of courage, Kyle, you not only saved your brother in arms, you displayed heroism in a blink of an eye that will inspire for generations -- valor worthy of our nation's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor," Obama said.
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RAFs Molesworth and Alconbury host family fun while staying resilient

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June 20, 2014 in Norway, Royal Air Force Base Croughton, Royal Air Force Base Fairford, Stavanger Community, United Kingdom by clevine

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 5.2 million adults have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the U.S., which is only a small portion of others who have gone through a trauma and aren't diagnosed.

To help service members better cope with the stressors in life and at work, the U.S. military has developed various programs throughout the years that teach personal resilience and wellness.

To continue relaying the importance of resiliency to military members, DoD contractors, civilians and dependents, members of the U.S. Africa Command hosted a spring fling, in conjunction with the 423rd Chaplain's Office Resiliency Day, at RAF Alconbury and RAF Molesworth, United Kingdom May 29th and 30th, respectively.
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39th Operations Squadron changes command

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June 20, 2014 in Incirlik Air Base, Turkey by clevine

Lt. Col. Kyle Wilson, took command of the 39th Operations Squadron during a change of command ceremony here June 17.

Lt. Col. John Vincent, outgoing commander, will continue his Air Force career at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.

A Change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander.

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100th CS hosts Hearts Apart event

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June 19, 2014 in Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall, United Kingdom by clevine


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86th AW welcomes new command chief

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June 19, 2014 in Germany, Ramstein Air Base by clevine

The 86th Airlift Wing welcomed its new command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, last month.

As the wing's highest enlisted leader, Batten advises the commander and senior leaders on military readiness, mission effectiveness, professional development, morale, welfare, training and good order and discipline of the wing's personnel. He ensures the commander's policies and guidance are known, understood and enforced.

Batten recently sat down with Ramstein public affairs to talk about his views on the 86th AW's role in the Air Force mission, education and the things that shaped him as a person and leader.
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Fueling the mission

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June 19, 2014 in Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall, United Kingdom by clevine

The U.S. Navy began their 42nd annual exercise in the Baltic Sea June 6, 2014. This year, the Air Force joined the Navy to practice air support in the European Region. U. S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Will Bracy took to the skies to learn about how one Airman provides support to this mission.
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Ammo Airmen ‘load the fight’ for multinational exercises

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June 19, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine


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US Ambassador visits Team Aviano

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June 19, 2014 in Aviano Air Base, Italy by clevine

The U.S. Ambassador to Italy, John R. Phillips, visited Aviano Air Base, Tuesday, familiarizing himself with the mission and the leadership of the 31st Fighter Wing.

On his first trip to Aviano, Ambassador Phillips met with Brig. Gen. Barre Seguin, 31st Fighter Wing commander, and Col. Valentino Savoldi, Pagliano e Gori Airport commander, after meeting with the local mayors from surrounding communities.

"The partnership that the American Airmen on Aviano Air Base share with their Italian neighbors is one of the best I've seen," said Phillips. "Italy remains one of our closest allies, united in our shared history and belief in freedom for all."
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Super Saber Performer

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June 19, 2014 in Bitburg Annex (Spangdahlem Air Base), Germany, Spangdahlem Air Base by clevine



Rank / Name: Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Felice

Unit: 52nd Component Maintenance Squadron

Duty title: Electronic warfare systems journeyman

Hometown: San Diego

Years in Service: 5 years

Why joined: I wanted the opportunity to be part of something bigger than myself.

Family: My coworkers.
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