The move is all but done. Uzbekistan wanted us out of K2. USAF has complied, leaving a residual force to close out air operations. The movement of forces from K2 to Manas Air Base in Kyrgyzstan also prompted USAF to resurrect the 376th Expeditionary Maintenance Group, which it had just stood down in January.
Sept. 28, 2023
Ukrainian pilots have arrived in the U.S. to train to fly F-16s. In the past few days, several pilots arrived at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to begin English language training, a U.S. official told Air & Space Forces Magazine.