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F-15 Bringing Some Fire To Iceland – NATO Mission

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes flight over Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Aug. 2, 2018, in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Surveillance mission. While providing critical infrastructure and support, Iceland has looked to its NATO allies to provide airborne surveillance and interception capabilities to meet its peacetime preparedness needs since 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes flight over Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Aug. 2, 2018, in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Surveillance mission. While providing critical infrastructure and support, Iceland has looked to its NATO allies to provide airborne surveillance and interception capabilities to meet its peacetime preparedness needs since 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes flight over Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Aug. 2, 2018, in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Surveillance mission. While providing critical infrastructure and support, Iceland has looked to its NATO allies to provide airborne surveillance and interception capabilities to meet its peacetime preparedness needs since 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)

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US Army Sniper Range

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters’ Troop sniper section, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fire their Barrett .50-caliber rifles at a range near the Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland, Feb. 2, 2018. These Soldier are a part of the unique, multinational battle group, comprised of U.S., U.K., Croatian and Romanian soldiers serve with the Polish 15th Mechanized Brigade as a deterrence force in northeast Poland in support of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew McNeil / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters’ Troop sniper section, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fire their Barrett .50-caliber rifles at a range near the Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland, Feb. 2, 2018. These Soldier are a part of the unique, multinational battle group, comprised of U.S., U.K., Croatian and Romanian soldiers serve with the Polish 15th Mechanized Brigade as a deterrence force in northeast Poland in support of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew McNeil / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters’ Troop sniper section, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fire their Barrett .50-caliber rifles at a range near the Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland, Feb. 2, 2018. These Soldiers are a part of the unique, multinational battle group, comprised of U.S., U.K., Croatian and Romanian soldiers serve with the Polish 15th Mechanized Brigade as a deterrence force in northeast Poland in support of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew McNeil / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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B-52’s Ancient Cockpit

Pilots from the 343rd Bomb Squadron run through their checks in the cockpit of a B-52 Stratofortress at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, Sept. 1, 2017. The mission was part of Exercise Ample Strike, a Czech Republic-led live exercise that offers advance Air/Land Integration training to Forward Air Controllers, Joint Terminal Attack Controllers and Close Air Support aircrews. The exercise also gives U.S. forces an opportunity to train with their NATO partners while also utilizing the total force integration model in the European theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ted Daigle/ released)

Pilots from the 343rd Bomb Squadron run through their checks in the cockpit of a B-52 Stratofortress at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, Sept. 1, 2017. The mission was part of Exercise Ample Strike, a Czech Republic-led live exercise that offers advance Air/Land Integration training to Forward Air Controllers, Joint Terminal Attack Controllers and Close Air Support aircrews. The exercise also gives U.S. forces an opportunity to train with their NATO partners while also utilizing the total force integration model in the European theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ted Daigle/ released)

Pilots from the 343rd Bomb Squadron run through their checks in the cockpit of a B-52 Stratofortress at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, Sept. 1, 2017. The mission was part of Exercise Ample Strike, a Czech Republic-led live exercise that offers advance Air/Land Integration training to Forward Air Controllers, Joint Terminal Attack Controllers and Close Air Support aircrews. The exercise also gives U.S. forces an opportunity to train with their NATO partners while also utilizing the total force integration model in the European theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ted Daigle/ released)