First of monthly planned NATO exercises considered success at Spangdahlem
A Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft accelerates after taking off from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Feb 23, 2018. Four Dutch aircraft stopped at Spangdahlem for fuel and a mission debrief following a large-force exercise including German, French, Dutch and American aircraft supported by a NATO command and control aircraft. Exercises like these allow pilots and crews from many countries to train and exchange ideas with their NATO peers. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Casey Rodriguez)

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Photo by: 1st Lt. Casey Rodriguez |  VIRIN: 180223-F-LG018-120.JPG