Renza Cristin, 31st Fighter Wing chaplain corps technician, poses for a photo at Aviano Air Base, Italy, July 18, 2019. Cristin, an Italian native from Fontanafredda, won the Air Force Chaplain Corps Outstanding Civilian of the Year in 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rebeccah Woodrow)
Civilian and military participants stand for the U.S. and Italian national anthems during the 510th change of command ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 21, 2019. Military ceremonies typically begin with the national anthem and an invocation by a chaplain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rebeccah Woodrow)
This year’s exercises will demonstrate the agile interoperability of air, land, and sea capabilities of multiple NATO allies in order to defend key terrain throughout Europe.