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31st OG leadership visits Campia Turzii

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

U.S. Air Force Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Toby Roach, 31st OG superintendent, speak during an all call at Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. The U.S. Air Force has deployed MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and approximately 90 Airmen to the 71st Air Base at Campia Turzii to conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in support of NATO operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

U.S. Air Force Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, left, and Chief Master Sgt. Toby Roach, 31st OG superintendent, right, inspect a Romanian air force IAR-33L/M Puma at Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. U.S. Air Force leaders visited Campia Turzii for a base facilities and mission familiarization tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

Romanian and U.S. Air Force leadership attend briefs during a visit to Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

U.S. Air Force leadership speaks with Airmen deployed to Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. The U.S. Air Force has deployed MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and approximately 90 Airmen to the 71st Air Base at Campia Turzii to conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in support of NATO operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin Peckham, 32nd Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance journeyman, speaks to Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, during a base tour at Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. The U.S. Air Force has deployed MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and approximately 90 Airmen to the 71st Air Base at Campia Turzii to conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in support of NATO operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

Romanian air force Col. Marius Oatu, 71st Air Base commander, left, exchanges gifts with U.S. Air Force Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, right, at Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

U.S. Air Force Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, speaks with Airmen deployed to Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. U.S. Air Force leaders visited Campia Turzii for a base facilities and mission familiarization tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

U.S. Air Force Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, left, speaks with Romanian air force Maj. Cosmin Tanase, 71st Air Base host nation support liaison, right, at Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.

U.S. Air Force Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, inspects a Romanian air force IAR-33L/M Puma at Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

The recent MQ-9 Reaper aircraft presence here demonstrates the United States’ commitment to the security and stability of Europe, and aims to strengthen relationships between NATO allies and other European partners.
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Chief Master Sgt. Toby Roach, 31st Operations Group superintendent, speaks with Airmen deployed to Campia Turzii, Romania, Jan. 11, 2021. U.S. Air Force leaders visited Campia Turzii for a base facilities and mission familiarization tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

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An Airman deployed to Campia Turzii, Romania, left, briefs U.S. Air Force Col. Leslie Hauck, 31st Operations Group commander, right, on an MQ-9 Reaper aircraft at Campia Turzii Jan. 11, 2021. The MQ-9s will fall under the 31st Expeditionary Operations Group, Detachment 1, until the squadron is fully operational. The unit is subordinate to the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Savannah L. Waters)

CAMPIA TURZII, Romania --

U.S. Air Force leaders visited Campia Turzii for a base facilities and mission familiarization tour.