Air National Guard F-15s head to Iceland and the Netherlands

By USAFE-AFAFRICA Public Affairs RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Twelve F-15C Eagles and approximately 350 Airmen and support equipment from the 131st Fighter Squadron, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, and the 194th Fighter Squadron, Fresno Air National Guard Base, California, will deploy to the European theater beginning April 1, 2016. The arrival of these F-15s marks the ...
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NATO Force Integration Units (NFIU) Activated Today in Six Allied Nations

Six small headquarters or NATO Force Integration Units (NFIUS) were activated on September 1, delivering on promise of adaptation measures under the Readiness Action Plan (RAP) agreed by President Obama and the other 27 Alliance leaders Wales Summit in 2014. These first six multinational command and control units on the territories of Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, ...
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F-22s Touch Down in Europe

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors flew in the skies over Lask Air Base, Poland this week. Four F-22 Raptors arrived in Germany as part of the first-ever F-22 training deployment to Europe. F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Florida were deployed to Europe over the weekend as part of the U.S. European Reassurance Initiative ...
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Ambassador Lute’s Remarks at Friends of Europe on NATO’s Readiness Action Plan

Speakers: Douglas E. Lute, U.S. Ambassador to NATO Marjanne de Kwaasteniet, Dutch Ambassador to NATO Karl Heinz Kamp, Federal Academy for Security Policy, Germany Moderator:  Ladies and gentlemen, good evening.  Welcome to Friends of Europe and welcome to this evening’s discussion of the NATO spearhead.  My name is Giles Merritt.  I’m the Secretary General of ...
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