Dobbins partners with Portugal for international exercise
Maj. Jonathan Lipsey, mission commander for Dobbins participation in Real Thaw 18, left, and Maj. Richard Konopczynski, deputy mission commander, attend the opening ceremony for this year's exercise in a hangar at Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, Jan. 28, 2018. This annual two-week exercise invites armed forces from various countries to participate in training missions aimed at merging and deploying different platforms toward a major objective, covering a vast range of activities including air-to-air and air-to-ground training, tactical air transport operations and close air support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park)

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