photos by Senior Airman Jessica Blair / Capt. Andrew Layton
U.S. F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, have completed the first forward dispersal of operation Castle Forge.
During phase one, the Strike Eagles conducted local training alongside the Hellenic Air Force at Larissa Air Base, Greece, from Oct. 11-17. Then, subsets of the unit forward deployed to Graf Ignatievo AB, Bulgaria, and Borcea AB, Romania, to exercise Agile Combat Employment and conduct vital training alongside the Bulgarian and Romanian air forces. The F-15Es returned to Larissa AB, Greece, following the training.