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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.

Oct. 17, 2022

NATO E-3 AWACS reconnaissance plane lands at JBER during RF-A 23-1

A NATO E3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) assigned to NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, lands after training during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2022.

Oct. 17, 2022

Keeping RF-A 23-1 Fueled

With over 40 aircraft flying during RED FLAG-ALASKA 23-1 and 1,000 personnel from 14 units all over the world, including NATO, Royal New Zealand Air Force and Royal Air Force, keeping gas tanks full takes a capable team.

Oct. 14, 2022

22nd Air Refueling Wing refuels 44th FS F-15s and 14th FS F-16s

A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle assigned to the 44th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, prepares to be refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex during RED FLAG-Alaska, Oct. 14, 2022.

Oct. 14, 2022

C-130s land at JBER during RF-A 23-1

Three U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, approach the flight line during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 14, 2022.

Oct. 14, 2022

The faces of RED FLAG-Alaska

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Cassidy Edwards, a ground transportation operator assigned to the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Misawa Air Base, Japan, poses for a photo in a forklift during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 14, 2022.

Oct. 5, 2022

RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 set to begin with multiple Allied Partners participating

RED FLAG-Alaska 23-1 is set to begin from Oct. 6 – 21, just a few days away. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson residents and the local community will see multiple aircraft with various color schemes of the C-130s and an E-3 Sentry parked at the runway.

Aug. 9, 2022

F-22 Raptor soars with other aviators during 25th anniversary

This year marks the F-22 Raptor’s 25th anniversary of consistently providing America and its allies with fifth-generation air superiority.

Aug. 5, 2022

3rd OSS Weather Flight Clears the Skies

RED FLAG-Alaska 22-3, a Pacific Air Forces exercise, started on July 28 and is scheduled to take place until August 12 in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. The JPARC is the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world, making it the ideal space to simulate real-world combat readiness training while strengthening the bond between allies.

July 29, 2022

JBER kick-off RED FLAG-Alaska 22-3 with Royal Australian Air Forces

RED FLAG-Alaska 22-3 is in full swing starting 28 July through 12 August with U.S. forces and international partners. RF-A is a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored joint and multilateral exercise designed to provide realistic training essential to the continued development and improvement of combined and joint interoperability in a simulated combat environment.

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