The USAFE’s 555th Fighter Squadron deployed to Souda Bay, Crete, on exercise with the Hellenic Air Force. Vangelis Antonakis reports.
555th FS AT SOUDA BAY
THE US Air Forces in Europe’s 555th Fighter Squadron (FS) undertook a Flying Training Deployment to Souda Bay earlier this year. Fourteen F-16s from the 555th FS ‘Triple Nickel’ visited Crete between January 20 and February 3. Tanker support was provided by a single KC-135R Stratotanker from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing.