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Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft and U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, are parked on the flightline during Exercise Mobility Guardian at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept. 20, 2019. The Chilean KC-130R was the only aircraft in the exercise that had airlift, airdrop and aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

U.S. Air Force Maj. Daryl Howard, Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing, speaks with a Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft pilot prior to flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept 22, 2019. The Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing with their C-130 Hercules accompanied the Chilean Air Force and their KC-130R in the exercise as part of their State Partnership Program that has paired the two for 10 years. The Chilean Air Force borrowed buffer stop assembly and a center vertical restrain equipment from the 136th Airlift Wing during this exercise perform for the first time a mass container delivery system airdrops, of 16 bundles at a time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft pilot lands at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept. 23, 2019, during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019. The KC-130R aircraft conducted nine day and night missions to include night vision goggles formation flights, airlift, airdrop, air to air refueling, and aeromedical evacuations with critical care air transport teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

A Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft launches for a familiarization flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept 22, 2019. The Chilean KC-130R was the only aircraft in the exercise that had airlift, airdrop and aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

A Chilean Air Force Airman and U.S. Air Force Airman prepare to unload cargo from a Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft on the flightline of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash, during Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept. 20. 2019. One of the exercise focuses areas was to strengthening partnerships, discovering and learning together to ensure all Airmen improve as one integrated team. There was 4,000 personnel and 29 international partner nations participating in the exercise to strengthen their skills and partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft loadmaster looks over cargo bundles prior to flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept. 22, 2019. The Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing with their C-130 Hercules accompanied the Chilean Air Force and their KC-130R in the exercise as part of their State Partnership Program that has paired the two for 10 years. The Chilean Air Force borrowed buffer stop assembly and a center vertical restrain equipment from the 136th Airlift Wing during this exercise perform for the first time a mass container delivery system airdrops, of 16 bundles at a time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Fairchild Air Force Base

A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler connects to a Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft for an air-to-air refueling over Washington during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 Sept. 23, 2019. The Chilean KC-130R was the only aircraft in the exercise that had airlift, airdrop and aerial refueling capability. One of the key training objectives also made history between the two nations by conducting air-to-air refueling between Chile’s KC-130R and the U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island for the first time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

Four U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers fly in formation as they approach a Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft prior to an air-to-air refuelingover Washington during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 Sept. 23, 2019. The Chilean KC-130R was the only aircraft in the exercise that had airlift, airdrop and aerial refueling capability. One of the key training objectives also made history between the two nations by conducting air-to-air refueling between Chile’s KC-130R and the U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island for the first time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Fairchild Air Force Base

Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft pilots fly over Washington during Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept. 23, 2019. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft starts its engines prior to a flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept 22, 2019. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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Chilean Air Force members in-process Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash, Sept. 19, 2019. Exercise Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier, large scale mobility exercise. Through robust and relevant training, Mobility Guardian improves the readiness and capabilities of Mobility Airmen to deliver rapid global mobility and builds a more lethal and ready Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft loadmaster prepares for an airdrop mission over Washington during Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept. 23, 2019. The Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing with their C-130 Hercules accompanied the Chilean Air Force and their KC-130R in the exercise as part of their State Partnership Program that has paired the two for 10 years. The Chilean Air Force borrowed buffer stop assembly and a center vertical restrain equipment from the 136th Airlift Wing during this exercise perform for the first time a mass container delivery system airdrops, of 16 bundles at a time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft is parked on the flightline while medical equipment is loaded onto it for an aeromedical evacuation night flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept, 23, 2019. The Chilean KC-130R was the only aircraft in the exercise that had airlift, airdrop and aerial refueling capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft is parked on the flightline while medical equipment is loaded onto it for an aeromedical evacuation night flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept, 23, 2019. The KC-130R aircraft conducted nine day and night missions to include night vision goggles formation flights, airlift, airdrop, air to air refueling, and aeromedical evacuations with critical care air transport teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers fly next to a Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft after being refueled by the tanker during Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept. 23, 2019. The Chilean KC-130R was the only aircraft in the exercise that had airlift, airdrop and aerial refueling capability. One of the key training objectives also made history between the two nations by conducting air-to-air refueling between Chile’s KC-130R and the U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island for the first time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A Chilean Air Force patch is worn by a Chilean KC-130R aircraft crew member during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept. 22, 2019. One of the exercise focuses areas was to strengthening partnerships, discovering and learning together to ensure all Airmen improve as one integrated team. There was 4,000 personnel and 29 international partner nations participating in the exercise to strengthen their skills and partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft loadmaster prepares for an airdrop mission over Washington during Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept. 23, 2019. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft loadmaster walks up the ramp prior to flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept. 22, 2019. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules from the Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing, launches for an familiarization flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept 22, 2019. The Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing with their C-130 Hercules accompanied the Chilean Air Force and their KC-130R in the exercise as part of their State Partnership Program that has paired the two for 10 years. The Chilean Air Force borrowed buffer stop assembly and a center vertical restrain equipment from the 136th Airlift Wing during this exercise perform for the first time a mass container delivery system airdrops, of 16 bundles at a time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft crew chief communicates with pilots over a headset prior to a flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept. 22, 2019. One of the exercise focuses areas was to strengthening partnerships, discovering and learning together to ensure all Airmen improve as one integrated team. There was 4,000 personnel and 29 international partner nations participating in the exercise to strengthen their skills and partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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Chilean Air Force crew chief and loadmaster communicate while preparing the KC-130R aircraft for flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept 22, 2019. The KC-130R aircraft conducted nine day and night missions to include night vision goggles formation flights, airlift, airdrop, air to air refueling, and aeromedical evacuations with critical care air transport teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft pilot inputs GPS information prior to flight during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Sept. 22, 2019. One of the exercise focuses areas was to strengthening partnerships, discovering and learning together to ensure all Airmen improve as one integrated team. There was 4,000 personnel and 29 international partner nations participating in the exercise to strengthen their skills and partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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A C-130H Hercules from the Texas National Guard 136th Airlift Wing, A Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft and a United Arab Emirates Air Force C-17A Globemaster III sit are parked on the flightline at Fairchile Air Force Base, Wash., during Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept. 22, 2019. The Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing with their C-130 Hercules accompanied the Chilean Air Force and their KC-130R in the exercise as part of their State Partnership Program that has paired the two for 10 years. The Chilean Air Force borrowed buffer stop assembly and a center vertical restrain equipment from the 136th Airlift Wing during this exercise perform for the first time a mass container delivery system airdrops, of 16 bundles at a time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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U.S. Air Force and Chilean Air Force Airmen discus cargo movement next the a Chilean Air Force KC-130 aircraft on the flightline at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., during Exercise Mobility Guardian, Sept. 20, 2019. Exercise Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier, large scale mobility exercise. Through robust and relevant training, Mobility Guardian improves the readiness and capabilities of Mobility Airmen to deliver rapid global mobility and builds a more lethal and ready Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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Chilean Air Force and U.S. Air Force Airmen prepare to unload cargo from a Chilean Air Force KC-130R aircraft on the flightline of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash, during Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept. 20. 2019. One of the exercise focuses areas was to strengthening partnerships, discovering and learning together to ensure all Airmen improve as one integrated team. There was 4,000 personnel and 29 international partner nations participating in the exercise to strengthen their skills and partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

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U.S. Air Force Personnel Support for Contingency Operations technician disseminates in-processing documents to Chilean Air Force members participating in Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash, Sept. 19, 2019. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – The Chilean Air Force accomplished many firsts with their KC-130R aircraft in Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept 19-28, 2019.

“This is the first time we’ve launched the container delivery system,” said Chilean Air Force Col. Miguel Stange, Chilean delegation Mobility Guardian commander. “We have purchased the equipment to conduct CDS but it’s not yet in Chile. The support from the National Guard has been very important for this exercise.” 

The Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing with their C-130 Hercules accompanied the Chilean Air Force and their KC-130R in the exercise as part of their State Partnership Program that has paired the two for 10 years. The Chilean Air Force borrowed buffer stop assembly and a center vertical restrain equipment from the 136th Airlift Wing during this exercise perform a mass container delivery system airdrops, of 16 bundles at a time.

U.S. Army riggers and U.S. Air Force joint airdrop inspectors prepared the airdrop cargo loads prior to fights. Once the cargo was loaded aboard KC-130R the Chilean crew worked closely with U.S. Army riggers and U.S. Air Force JAIs as they inspected the cargo load to guarantee it was properly connected and was undamaged.

“Our mission during mobility guardian is to rig the container delivery systems and heavy drop platforms that the Partner Nations are dropping over the drop zones,” said U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Frank, Mobility Guardian rigging facility NCOIC, from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. “Our experience with Chile has been good”

The Chilean KC-130R was the only aircraft in the exercise that had airlift, airdrop and aerial refueling capability. One of the key training objectives also made history between the two nations by conducting air-to-air refueling between Chile’s KC-130R and the U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island for the first time.

“This is a very important milestone,” Stange said. “We are now certified to refuel the Growlers, in the future we can do air refueling for the U.S. Navy in Chile.”

The KC-130R aircraft conducted nine day and night missions to include night vision goggles formation flights, airlift, airdrop, air to air refueling, and aeromedical evacuations with critical care air transport teams.

The Chilean medical Airmen integrated with U.S. CCATT and AE Airmen to treat, stabilize and transport 37 simulated patents on a Chilean Air Force KC-130R.

“One of our main goals here is to test the interoperability between other countries,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Katlyn Kraemer, 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse. “Language barrier can always make things more difficult but everyone had such a positive attitude and were willing to work together to learn together.”

For the last year, the Chilean Airmen have been training with their night vision goggles in preparation for Mobility Guardian. Under the instruction and partnership with the Texas National Guard Airmen, the Chilean Air Force KC-130R crew preformed their first night flight formation using NVGs.

U.S. Air Force Maj Daryl Howard Texas Air National Guard 136th Airlift Wing, has years of experience partnering with the Chilean Air Force and expressed that the Chilean Airmen are well versed with operating a C-130 but that this exercise will assist the Chilean pilots in learning new flying tactics with the airframe.

 “We understand the importance of this kind of exercise,” Stage said. “We need to know how to operate in other countries the most important [benefit] is building relationships with other countries and to verify the capabilities of the complex scenarios while integrating with multiple aircraft.”

The Chilean Minister of Defense Alberto Espina Otero, Chilean Chief of the Joint Staff Vice Admiral Rodrigo Alvarez and Chilean Air Force Chief of Staff Arturo Merino Nunez, traveled to the exercise to observe their country’s participation and to partake in the exercises distinguished visitor day Sept 25.

Espina Otero thanked the Chilean Airmen for their hard work and dedication and highlighted how their successes will affect Chile’s capability to conduct future engagements.

Mobility Guardian brought U.S. Air Force, joint and internationals partners together to train as they fight by strengthening partnerships, discovering and learning together to improve as a Total Force.

 “Mobility Guardian is not just another mobility exercise,” said U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Miller, Air Combat Command commander. “Mobility Guardian prepares us for the future threats we’re going to be facing.”

 

 

 

 

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Another great Subject Matter Expert Exchange between the United States Air Force and the Fuerza Aérea De Chile! This is the second Helicopter H-60 model information exchange between the two Air Forces this year! 🇨🇱🇺🇸#PromesaDuradera #EnduringPromise U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)
🇺🇸🇨🇱The Chilean Air Force Fuerza Aérea De Chile and the United States Air Force is conducting a helicopter Subject Matter Expert Exchange this week at the 55th Rescue Squadron Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. This is the second helicopter SMEE between the two Air Forces this year, focusing on the Chilean H-60 and the U.S. HH-60. #PromesaDuradera #EnduringPromise
The F-AIR COLOMBIA air show last month was a great example of the successful partnership between the United States Air Force and the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana. Check out our video highlighting this crucial partnership! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia South Carolina Air National Guard Air Force Thunderbirds
Hear firsthand the changes the #USNSComfort and crew are providing for those in need as a patient reflects on her experience aboard the U.S. Navy hospital ship after receiving cataract surgery. #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
Some amazing humanitarian work still underway at the New Horizons Training Exercise! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
A construction update from our team at New Horizons Training Exercise! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
Admiral Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), recently paid a visit to the #USNSComfort in Costa Rica, which is on a 5-month, 12-nation humanitarian mission in the region. Check out the video below! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
#EnduringPromise Take a moment to check out all the work the New Horizons Guyana construction members have accomplished on across Linden and the village of Yarrowkabra.
Airmen from the U.S. and Colombia have worked closely this month during Exercise Relámpago! F-16s from the South Carolina Air National Guard have joined with Kfir fighters from the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana for this critical air-to-air exercise, which was also an opportunity to build relationships and strengthen ties between two partner nations. #Relámpago4 #EnduringPromise #Promesaduradera U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia
The South Carolina Air National Guard worked together with the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana for exercise Relámpago in Rionegro, Colombia. Check out this video overview on how the United States Air Force works together with partner nations. #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera #Relámpago4 U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia
🇺🇸🇨🇴🇩🇴🇪🇨🇸🇻🇬🇹🇵🇦🇵🇪Thank you to the 23 Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) students from Fuerza Aérea Colombiana, Fuerza Aérea de República Dominicana, Fuerza AÉREA Ecuatoriana, FUERZA AEREA EL SALVADOR, Fuerza Aerea Guatemalteca Senan Panamá and Fuerza Aérea del Perú for visiting 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base! IAAFA provides military education and training to military members of Partner Nations in the Americas. This training builds strong relationships with our Partner Nations military forces. #PromesaDuradera #EnduringPromise
Unsafe intercepts such as this are irresponsible. They increase the risk and potential for collisions. International airspace needs to be a place where everyone flies safely and within international norms.
After a successful F-AIR Colombia air show, the U.S. and the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana continued their work together during Exercise Relámpago! Airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard worked closely with their counterparts in the Colombian Air Force and continued to share knowledge, exchange experiences and improve interoperability between partner nations. #Relámpago4 #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia
🇺🇸🇬🇾 A U.S. Army veterinarian team from the 109th Veterinarian Detachment was joined by volunteers from World Vets to help Guyanese pet owners and farms take care of their animals during the Veterinarian Readiness Training Exercise (VETRETE) for the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) New Horizons Training Exercise!
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🇺🇸🇨🇱This week 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) hosted Airmen to Airmen talks between the United States Air Force and the Fuerza Aérea De Chile. Chilean Air Force Major General Francisco Torres led the Chilean delegation in planning future multinational events between the two Air Forces.
🇺🇸🇬🇾 United States Air Force Staff Sargent Brandon Tucker was the master artist behind the designs for 5 New Horizons ceremonial keys! The keys are given during the handover of each completed project. Four small keys for each construction site and a 10 foot tall key for the handover of our camp facilities.
#EnduringPromise 🇺🇸🇬🇾U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army engineers have finished 4 construction projects in Guyana as part of the New Horizons Training Exercise 2019. Each year New Horizons Training Exercise is conducted in a different Partner Nation, this is the 3rd time it's been held in Guyana.
#DYK Since 2012, Colombian forces and the @SCGuard have worked and trained together as part of the The National Guard’s State Partnership Program. Watch this video on the South Carolina Air National Guard training and flying with the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana during exercise Relampago 4 earlier this month. #EnduringPromise
🇺🇸🇭🇳Great insight into the role of Joint Task Force-Bravo, stationed at the Honduran Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. The U.S. military task force provides medical assistance and disaster response in the region while supporting our Central American partners.
#ICYMI last week New Horizons team gathered with the village of Yarrowkabra and Amelia's Ward, Linden to celebrate the completion and handover ceremonies for two community centers.
Another great Subject Matter Expert Exchange between the United States Air Force and the Fuerza Aérea De Chile! This is the second Helicopter H-60 model information exchange between the two Air Forces this year! 🇨🇱🇺🇸#PromesaDuradera #EnduringPromise U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)
🇺🇸🇨🇱The Chilean Air Force Fuerza Aérea De Chile and the United States Air Force is conducting a helicopter Subject Matter Expert Exchange this week at the 55th Rescue Squadron Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. This is the second helicopter SMEE between the two Air Forces this year, focusing on the Chilean H-60 and the U.S. HH-60. #PromesaDuradera #EnduringPromise
The F-AIR COLOMBIA air show last month was a great example of the successful partnership between the United States Air Force and the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana. Check out our video highlighting this crucial partnership! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia South Carolina Air National Guard Air Force Thunderbirds
Hear firsthand the changes the #USNSComfort and crew are providing for those in need as a patient reflects on her experience aboard the U.S. Navy hospital ship after receiving cataract surgery. #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
Some amazing humanitarian work still underway at the New Horizons Training Exercise! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
A construction update from our team at New Horizons Training Exercise! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
Admiral Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), recently paid a visit to the #USNSComfort in Costa Rica, which is on a 5-month, 12-nation humanitarian mission in the region. Check out the video below! #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera
#EnduringPromise Take a moment to check out all the work the New Horizons Guyana construction members have accomplished on across Linden and the village of Yarrowkabra.
Airmen from the U.S. and Colombia have worked closely this month during Exercise Relámpago! F-16s from the South Carolina Air National Guard have joined with Kfir fighters from the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana for this critical air-to-air exercise, which was also an opportunity to build relationships and strengthen ties between two partner nations. #Relámpago4 #EnduringPromise #Promesaduradera U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia
The South Carolina Air National Guard worked together with the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana for exercise Relámpago in Rionegro, Colombia. Check out this video overview on how the United States Air Force works together with partner nations. #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera #Relámpago4 U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia
🇺🇸🇨🇴🇩🇴🇪🇨🇸🇻🇬🇹🇵🇦🇵🇪Thank you to the 23 Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) students from Fuerza Aérea Colombiana, Fuerza Aérea de República Dominicana, Fuerza AÉREA Ecuatoriana, FUERZA AEREA EL SALVADOR, Fuerza Aerea Guatemalteca Senan Panamá and Fuerza Aérea del Perú for visiting 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base! IAAFA provides military education and training to military members of Partner Nations in the Americas. This training builds strong relationships with our Partner Nations military forces. #PromesaDuradera #EnduringPromise
Unsafe intercepts such as this are irresponsible. They increase the risk and potential for collisions. International airspace needs to be a place where everyone flies safely and within international norms.
After a successful F-AIR Colombia air show, the U.S. and the Fuerza Aérea Colombiana continued their work together during Exercise Relámpago! Airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard worked closely with their counterparts in the Colombian Air Force and continued to share knowledge, exchange experiences and improve interoperability between partner nations. #Relámpago4 #EnduringPromise #PromesaDuradera U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Embajada de los Estados Unidos Colombia
🇺🇸🇬🇾 A U.S. Army veterinarian team from the 109th Veterinarian Detachment was joined by volunteers from World Vets to help Guyanese pet owners and farms take care of their animals during the Veterinarian Readiness Training Exercise (VETRETE) for the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) New Horizons Training Exercise!
RT @FACh_Chile: Primera misión #FACh junto a la Guardia Aérea Nacional de #Texas @AirNatlGuard en Ejercicio Mobility Guardian 2019 #MG19. #…
@FACh_Chile is ready to train I'm #MG19! this exercise will build readiness and develop Airman to deliver… https://t.co/0VvrNxwwcv
RT @USAmbSV: Importante visita del General David Goldfein, jefe del Estado Mayor de la Fuerza Aérea de los EE.UU. Nuestros dos países gozan…
RT @Southcom: #SOUTHCOM's & @AFSOUTH's training exercise #NewHorizons19, kicks off in #Guyana, next month. The 3-month event will train U.S…
RT @jtfbravo: #Guatemala #Honduras #ElSalvador #CostaRica #Belize and @AFSOUTH firefighters participate in an obstacle course challenge dur…
Today we raise our goblets to a true U.S. Air Force legend. Retired #USAF Lieutenant Colonel Richard “Dick” Cole, t… https://t.co/bdIQdwPHgU
RT @jtfbravo: Major General Croft @AFSOUTH CDR conducted a Town Hall at Soto Cano to meet with our @usairforce personnel and JTF-Bravo key…
RT @jtfbravo: #612ABS personnel assisted the Honduran Fire Department in fighting a large wildlife in the Comayagua mountains earlier today…
🇺🇸🇨🇴We are honored to have Commander of the @FuerzaAereaCol Maj. Gen. Ramsés Rueda Rueda visiting 12th Air Force (… https://t.co/ixdpM9nwOX
RT @FuerzaAereaCol: Finalizó el ejercicio #RedFlag 19-2 en la @NellisAFB #EstadosUnidos donde la @FuerzaAereaCol participó junto a 21 escua…
🇨🇴🇺🇸Wow! The @FuerzaAereaCol Multi-Mission Transport Tanker Jupiter 767 conducts air-to-air refueling with a… https://t.co/sOV4qBSFp2
RT @Southcom: #SOUTHCOM Military Dep. Commander @USAirForce Lt. Gen. Michael Plehn met today w/ Colombian Army Maj. Gen. Luis Navarro Jimén…
RT @NellisAFB: Colombian Air Force taking to the sky to refuel Blue Force fighters for #RedFlag 19-2! #FightsOn #NellisAFB #AimHigh https:/…
🇨🇴The @FuerzaAereaCol is training with 🇺🇸U.S. joint forces and 5 Partner Nation Air Forces at @NellisAFB for🚩… https://t.co/jymiF93okY
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RT @USAIDMarkGreen: WHEELS UP 🛫! The U.S. is airlifting more assistance to help the people of #Venezuela. Water treatment units & other sup…
RT @Southcom: Humanitarian Aid for #Venezuela: Additional @USAirForce C-17 flying #humanitarian aid from Miami to Cúcuta, Colombia today. @…
RT @theOFDA: LIVE NOW: Relief supplies from @USAID just landed in Cucuta, Colombia to help tens of thousands of people affected by the #Ven
RT @Southcom: 1st of 3 @USAirForce C-17s flying #humanitarian aid from Miami to Cúcuta, Colombia, takes off from @Homestead_ARB. @StateDept