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The Importance of a Strong U.S.-Slovenian Partnership
September 10, 2021

Troops shaking hands.

Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, and Brig. Gen. Jason E. Bailey, commander, 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, met with BG Roman Urbanč, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, and SAF Col. Janez Gaube, 15th Wing commander at Cerklje ob Krki AB. They discussed the importance of a strong U.S.-Slovenian partnership for Agile Combat Employment, an operating concept intended to ensure USAFE-AFAFRICA forces are prepared to respond to potential threats by enabling forces to quickly disperse and deliver airpower from remote or austere locations.

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