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US B-52 Stratofortress bomber arrives at RAF Fairford to participate in Ample Strike 19

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Story by MSgt Renae Pittman on 09/05/2019
B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, Reserve Citizen Airmen and support equipment assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, arrived at RAF Fairford, England, to participate in exercise Ample Strike 19, the U.K. Weapons School exercise Cobra Warrior, and NATO Days.

The deployment also includes joint and allied training in the U.S. European Command theater to improve bomber interoperability. Bomber missions provide opportunities to train and work with U.S. allies and partners in joint and coalition operations while demonstrating Air Force Reserve ability to provide combat-ready forces and total force integration to the combatant commands.

For more information, contact U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs at +49 06371-47-6558, usafepao.pao@us.af.mil, or usafepa.pastaffdutyofficer@us.af.mil.

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