TSP strengthens US, Slovakia partnership

A U.S. Air Force maintenance Airman assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron replaces a hydro-pump during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. As part of the deployment, the U.S. and Slovakia air forces will train together May 18-22 to improve interoperability in allied air operations and multinational close-air-support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force maintenance Airman assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron replaces a hydro-pump during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. As part of the deployment, the U.S. and Slovakia air forces will train together May 18-22 to improve interoperability in allied air operations and multinational close-air-support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

Two U.S. Air Force maintenance Airman assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron look up information on the technical order during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO partners on the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

Two U.S. Air Force maintenance Airman assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron look up information on the technical order during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. The U.S. values the shared commitment and close cooperation with NATO partners on the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft pilot assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxis during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. The U.S. and Slovak air forces will conduct training aimed to strengthen interoperability and demonstrate the countries' shared commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft pilot assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxis during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. The U.S. and Slovak air forces will conduct training aimed to strengthen interoperability and demonstrate the countries' shared commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

Three U.S. Air Force Airmen perform an end of runway inspection on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. More than 40 Airmen from the 354th EFS deployed to Slovakia to participate in a theater security package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

Three U.S. Air Force Airmen perform an end of runway inspection on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. More than 40 Airmen from the 354th EFS deployed to Slovakia to participate in a theater security package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force maintenance Airman assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron runs a test on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. The U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe allows cooperation among NATO allies and partners to develop and improve ready air forces capable of maintaining regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force maintenance Airman assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron runs a test on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. The U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe allows cooperation among NATO allies and partners to develop and improve ready air forces capable of maintaining regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force crew chief assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron salutes the pilot of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. As part of the deployment, the U.S. and Slovakia air forces will train together May 18-22 to improve interoperability in allied air operations and multinational close-air-support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force crew chief assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron salutes the pilot of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015. As part of the deployment, the U.S. and Slovakia air forces will train together May 18-22 to improve interoperability in allied air operations and multinational close-air-support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off from a runway during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015.The aircraft deployed to Slovakia in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve to bolster air power capabilities while underscoring the U.S. commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off from a runway during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 19, 2015.The aircraft deployed to Slovakia in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve to bolster air power capabilities while underscoring the U.S. commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron breaks from formation during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia,  May 20, 2015. As part of the deployment, the U.S. and Slovakia air forces will train together May 18-22 to improve interoperability in allied air operations and multinational close-air-support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron breaks from formation during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 20, 2015. As part of the deployment, the U.S. and Slovakia air forces will train together May 18-22 to improve interoperability in allied air operations and multinational close-air-support operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A 30mm GAU-8 Avenger rotary cannon of a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is displayed during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia,  May 20, 2015. The aircraft deployed to Slovakia in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve to bolster air power capabilities while underscoring the U.S. commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A 30mm GAU-8 Avenger rotary cannon of a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is displayed during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 20, 2015. The aircraft deployed to Slovakia in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve to bolster air power capabilities while underscoring the U.S. commitment to European security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

Two U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron give a tour of an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th EFS  to members of the Slovakia air force during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia,  May 20, 2015. More than 40 Airmen from the 354th EFS deployed to Slovakia to participate in a theater security package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)
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Two U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron give a tour of an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th EFS to members of the Slovakia air force during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 20, 2015. More than 40 Airmen from the 354th EFS deployed to Slovakia to participate in a theater security package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia,  May 20, 2015. The U.S. and Slovak air forces will conduct training aimed to strengthen interoperability and demonstrate the countries' shared commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 20, 2015. The U.S. and Slovak air forces will conduct training aimed to strengthen interoperability and demonstrate the countries' shared commitment to the security and stability of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft flies during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 20, 2015. The U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe allows cooperation among NATO allies and partners to develop and improve ready air forces capable of maintaining regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft flies during a theater security package deployment at Sliac Air Base, Slovakia, May 20, 2015. The U.S. Air Force’s forward presence in Europe allows cooperation among NATO allies and partners to develop and improve ready air forces capable of maintaining regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Nuckolls/Released)