• RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3 Closes Out

    The Pacific Air Forces-directed exercise, RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 23-3, which had units and aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps participating, concluded Aug. 25, 2023.

  • 133rd ARS Refuels F-35s, F-22s, and F-16s for RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3

    RED FLAG-Alaska provides unique opportunities to integrate various forces into joint, coalition and multilateral training from simulated forward operating bases. This exercise reinforces the United States’ commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

  • 509th BW and 133rd ARS Join International Partners for RF-A 23-3

    Throughout the first week of RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3, 20 units based out of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base have trained alongside each other. During this particular iteration of the exercise, a B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, also took

  • 133rd ARS KC-46 refuels 509th BW B-2

    The Alaska Range is seen from a KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 133rd Aerial Refueling Squadron, Pease Air Force Base, NH, during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3, Aug. 15, 2023. This exercise reinforces the United States’ continued commitment to the region as a Pacific nation, leader and power. (U.S. Air Force

  • Red Flag-Alaska 23-3 strengthens international collaboration

    Exercise Red Flag-Alaska 23-3 kicked off on Aug. 14, bringing together military forces from the United States, Australia, and other partner nations for two weeks of intensive and realistic aircraft flight training. Taking place over the sprawling expanse of the Joint Pacific-Alaska Range Complex,

  • Maintainers keep RED FLAG-Alaska flying

    At Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Airmen from the 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron from Kadena Air Base, Japan, train for deployed maintenance in support of large-force deployed air operations.

  • 909th pairs with AKANG during RF-A 22-1

    AU.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, conducted aerial refuling in support of RED FLAG-Alaska 22-1 over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, May 11, 2022. The JPARC provides more than 77,000 square miles of airspace, making it