United States Air Forces in Europe.
Provides rapidly deployable, capabilities-focused expeditionary air and space forces to conduct the full spectrum of military operations to achieve U.S. objectives based on taskings from the U.S. European Command commander and is an integral part of the military forces of NATO.
Enhances transatlantic security, promotes regional stability and advances U.S. interests in Europe, Greenland, Iceland, the Azores, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, the Mediterranean, the Caspian Sea and more than half of the Atlantic Ocean, spanning 20.5 million square miles and 93 countries from the northern tip of Greenland to the eastern tip of Russia, to the southern tip of Africa.
People Active duty 35,223 Officers 5,042 Enlisted 30,181 AFRC & ANG 458 Civilian 6,506 Total 42,187
Per month: 7,400
3rd Air Force, RAF Mildenhall, England
I 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, England (F-15C/D/E)
I 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany (A/OA-I0, F- 16CJ/DJ)
I 65th Air Base Wing, Lajes Field, Azores
I 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein AB, Germany (C-9, C-20, C-21, C-37, C-130E)
I 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England (KC-135)
I 435th Air Base Wing, Ramstein AB, Germany
I 85th Group, NAS Keflavik, Iceland (HH-60)
I 420th Air Base Group, RAF Fairford, England
16th Air Force, Aviano AB, Italy
I 401st Air Expeditionary Wing, Aviano AB, Italy (KC-135E/R, U-2)
I 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano AB, Italy (F-16CG/DG)
I 39th Air Base Wing, Incirlik AB, Turkey (rotational aircraft)
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|Date:||Jan 1, 2005|
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