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Oct. 19, 2022

RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 coordinator emphasizes interoperability with international partners

Planning for the current iteration of RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1, the Pacific Air Force’s premiere exercise, began eight months ago, including international partners such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the Royal Air Force.

June 23, 2022

18th AGRS fuels up with 92nd ARW during RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, receives fuel from a 92nd Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex during a training sortie for RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2, June 22, 2022. The 18th Aggressor Squadron supports RFA by sharing its knowledge of adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures to participating units, ensuring the United States and its allies receive the best air combat training possible. This exercise reinforces the United States’ continued commitment to the region as a Pacific nation, leader and power.

June 21, 2022

Republic of Singapore Air Force refuels with 92nd ARW

F-15SG Strike Eagles assigned to the Republic of Singapore Air Force performs aerial refueling operations with a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex during RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2, June 10, 2022. The JPARC airspace provides a realistic training environment, allowing Airmen and the Republic of Singapore Air Force to train for full spectrum engagement, ranging from individual skills to complex, large-scale joint engagement. The Strike Eagles are assigned to the 428th Fighter Squadron, RSAF, and the Stratotanker is assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base.

June 21, 2022

92th ARW refuels Navy Growlers during RFA 22-2

The 92nd Air Refueling Wing performed refueling operations with U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers during a sortie over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex in support of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2, June 13, 2022. RFA serves as an ideal platform for international engagement, and the exercise has a long history of including allies and partners, ultimately enabling all involved to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures while improving interoperability.

June 20, 2022

C-130s weave through mountains, perform dirt strip landings for RED FLAG 22-2

The 71st Rescue Squadron, from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and the 36th Airlift Squadron, from Yokota Air Base, Japan, held a series of sorties over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex in support of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2, which included low-level maneuvers and dirt strip landings, June 17, 2022. This exercise provides unique opportunities to integrate various forces into joint, coalition and multilateral training from simulated forward operating bases.

June 17, 2022

U.S. Air Force, Army conduct joint airborne operations in support of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2

2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 11th Airborne Division Paratroopers, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party Airmen, and Special Tactics Operators, conduct airborne operations with support from the 36th, 96th, and 517th Airlift Squadrons as part of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2.

Aug. 27, 2021

U.S., Australian forces strengthen coalition air dominance in RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3

RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3 concluded at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 27, strengthening interoperability and showcasing air dominance in the Indo-Pacific region.

May 11, 2021

Red Flag-Alaska 21-2 scheduled for June

Red Flag-Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, is scheduled to run from June 10-25.

Feb. 5, 2020

Special Tactics operators simulate first-ever extreme cold weather FARP with next generation fighters

For the first time, aircrew with the 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, along with a team of Special Tactics Airmen carried out a simulated FARP for F-22 Raptors assigned to Pacific Air Forces’ 3rd Wing in an extreme cold weather environment during Emerald Warrior at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, January 21-31.

Aug. 14, 2014

Red Flag-Alaska keeps training relevant to flyers, maintainers

Although the way wars are fought has changed dramatically over the years, and fighter aircraft are not always used as much as they once were, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh has stressed that training opportunities such as Red Flag-Alaska will be integral to the development of the force moving forward. RF-A is meant to put pilots in combat

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