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RAF Mildenhall supports LFE

F-15 flys

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, peels away after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, during a Large Force Exercise over Germany, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew trained in a variety of different airspaces to ensure they have the mindset necessary to engage in the flexible delivery of air power. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)

F-15 receives fuel

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, during a Large Force Exercise over Germany, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew trained in a centralized location allowing the pairing of multiple fourth generation platforms together to increase interoperability and maximize capabilities of participating aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)

Aircrew prepares

Airmen assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing discuss their pre-flight checklist prior to departing for a Large Force Exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew conducted Dissimilar Air Combat Training to enhance combat readiness and increase tactical proficiency necessary to maintain a ready force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)

F-15 takes off

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, takes off to participate in a Large Force Exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew trained in a variety of different airspaces to ensure they have the mindset necessary to engage in the flexible delivery of air power. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)

F-15 gets refueled

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, during a Large Force Exercise over Germany, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew objectives included defensive counters and suppression of enemy air defenses missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)

F-15s fly

Three U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, fly alongside and behind a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, during a Large Force Exercise over Germany, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew trained in a centralized location allowing the pairing of multiple fourth generation platforms together to increase interoperability and maximize capabilities of participating aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)

F-15s prepared to takeoff

Four U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, prepare to takeoff to participate in a Large Force Exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, July 1, 2020. During the LFE, aircrew conducted Dissimilar Air Combat Training to enhance combat readiness and increase tactical proficiency necessary to maintain a ready force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Cooper)

RAF MILDENHALL, England --

Airmen assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing took part in a Large Force Exercise alongside multiple wings from across U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa. During the LFE, aircrew conducted Dissimilar Air Combat Training to enhance combat readiness and increase tactical proficiency necessary to maintain a ready force.