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June 22, 2022

The Flying Vikings participate in RED FLAG-Alaska 22-2

Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces sponsored exercise that provides realistic simulated combat training. Three C-130 Hercules and more than 100 reservists from the 934th Airlift Wing, the Flying Vikings, from Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station flew to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to participate in this year's second iteration of Red Flag Alaska.

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.

May 12, 2022

517th Airlift Squadron participates in RF-A 22-1

RF-A is designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment

May 6, 2022

909th Air Refueling Squadron fuels the RF-A 22-1 fleet

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, supports RED FLAG-Alaska 22-1 by conducting refueling over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, May 5, 2022. The JPARC provides more than 77,000 square miles of airspace, making it the world’s largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range. RF-A is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise allowing forces to practice interoperability by providing unique opportunities to integrate into joint and multilateral training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily Farnsworth)

April 7, 2022

Raptors launch from Ted Stevens during PF 22-4

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 3rd Wing take off from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport during Polar Force 22-4 in Anchorage, April 7. The F-22 performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, making it a vital tool to the 21st Century Air Force. The F-22's characteristics provide synergistic effects, increasing lethality against all advanced air threats.

April 5, 2022

F-22s take off from Ted Stevens during PF 22-4

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 3rd Wing takes off from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport during Polar Force 22-4 in Anchorage, Alaska, April 5, 2022. The F-22 increases lethality against all advanced air threats by minimizing enemy capabilities to track and engage with the jet due to its stealth, integrated avionics, and supercruise characteristics. The F-22’s characteristics provide synergistic effects, increasing lethality against all advanced air threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Colvin)

April 1, 2022

3rd Wing commander visits Airmen during PF 22-4

U.S. Air Force Col. Travolis Simmons, the 3rd Wing commander, visited with Airmen who are staging a forward operating base at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport for exercise Polar Force 22-4 in Anchorage, Alaska, April 1, 2022. Polar Force is a readiness exercise centered on developing service members who are ready for world-wide

March 31, 2022

F-22s are recovered at Ted Stevens during PF 22-4

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 3rd Wing taxi after landing at Ted Stevens International Airport during Polar Force 22-4 in Anchorage, Alaska, March 31, 2022. The F-22 performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, making it a vital tool to the 21st Century Air Force. The F-22's characteristics provide synergistic effects,

March 31, 2022

F-22s launch for ACE-focused PF 22-4

The 3rd Wing launched F-22 Raptors as part of Polar Force 22-4, an Agile Combat Employment-focused exercise, from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, March 30.

March 30, 2022

773d LRS Airmen establish forward operating base for PF 22-4

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron establish a forward operating base for Polar Force 22-4 at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, March 29, 2022. Polar Force is a two-week exercise to test Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s mission readiness and strengthen skills that service members need to

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