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Remembering D-Day; ACE exercises help USAFE operations

A photo of an aircraft sitting in Luxembourg.

A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron rests in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, as part of Agile Combat Employment training June 6, 2020. ACE exercises provide training, increase readiness and enhance U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s relationships with partners and allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

A photo of an aircraft sits on Weisbaden, Germany.

A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron rests as part of Agile Combat Employment training in U.S. Army Garrison Weisbaden, Germany, June 6, 2020. United States Air Forces in Europe started implementing ACE concepts in July 2019 during Rapid Forge operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales.)

A photo of an Airman looking at an aircraft.

Staff Sgt. Jasmine Gates, 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron standards and evaluation liaison officer, watches a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron as part of Agile Combat Employment training at Chièvres Air Base, Belgium, June 6, 2020. ACE is a developing concept of operations intended to ensure U.S. Air Forces in Europe are ready for potential contingencies by allowing forces to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support, ensuring Airmen are postured to provide lethal combat power across the spectrum of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- ACE is a developing concept of operations intended to ensure U.S. Air Forces in Europe are ready for potential contingencies by allowing forces to operate from locations with varying levels of capacity and support, ensuring Airmen are postured to provide lethal combat power across the spectrum of military operations.