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Operation Quick Draw

A large-scale aircraft generation exercise took place on Dec. 21, 2017 at the 144th Fighter Wing in Fresno, Calif. The Airmen of the wing exceeded expectations by generating and launching 16 of 16 F-15 Eagle fighter jets with just a 24-hour notice.

Baltic Air Policing 2017 part I

493rd FS F-15’s  are currently stationed in Lithuania, supporting NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission. 17 NATO Allies have so far provided fighter assets to the BAP since its inception in 2004. NATO Air Policing is a 24/7 peacetime collective defensive mission overseen by HQ Allied Air Command. Footage includes shots of F-15s taking off, […]

389th flies in Checkered Flag

By Senior Airman Malissa Armstrong, 366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs  TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Aircraft and Airmen from across the Air Force have been training alongside one another in participation of Checkered Flag 18-1 here at Tyndall Air Force Base. Checkered Flag acts as an integration between fourth generation and fifth generation aircraft, giving […]

336th EFS sets tone for new phase of OIR

By Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing SOUTHWEST ASIA — The first F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron arrived at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia late last month, kicking off a unique new phase of Operation Inherent Resolve. The 336th EFS, supported and directed by the 332nd Air […]

RAF Lakenheath “Sky Full”

By Staff Sgt. Emerson Nuñez, 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published November 09, 2017 ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England –The grey English skies here were more diverse than usual today, as aircraft from all 48th Fighter Wing flying squadrons took flight. This rare occasion was one of the few times this year HH-60G Pave Hawks […]

492nd FS returns from deployment

By Master Sgt. Eric Burks, 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — F-15E Strike Eagles and Airmen from the 492nd Fighter Squadron and supporting units across the 48th Fighter Wing have returned from a six-month deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. While deployed as the 492nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at […]