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Special Tactics operators simulate first-ever extreme cold weather FARP with next generation fighters
Forward Area Refueling Point aircrew members with the 27th Special Operations Wing refuel an F-22 Raptor with the 3rd Wing from an MC-130J Commando II during Emerald Warrior at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2020. This was considered the first-ever simulated Forward Area Refueling Point for F-22 Raptors in an extreme cold weather environment. Emerald Warrior 20-1 provides annual, realistic pre-deployment training encompassing multiple joint operating areas to prepare special operations forces, conventional force enablers, partner nations, and interagency elements to integrate with and execute full spectrum special operations in an arctic climate, sharpening U.S. forces’ abilities to operate around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ridge Shan)
Feb. 5, 2020 - 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.

Red Flag-Alaska keeps training relevant to flyers, maintainers
An F-18 Hornet returns from a mission, an F-22 Raptor takes to the skies, and a C-17 Globemaster prepares for a mission during Red Flag-Alaska 14-3 Aug. 8. Red Flag-
Alaska is a joint/coalition exercise designed to help militaries from all over the world hone their skills in simulated combat. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Wes Wright)
Aug. 14, 2014 - Although the way wars are fought has changed dramatically over the years, and fighter aircraft are

RAAF, JASDF, National Guard, active duty take part in Red Flag-Alaska
Royal Australian Air Force Flight Officer Angus Robertson, assigned to No. 37 Squadron based at RAAF Base Richmond, near Sydney, poses under the wing of his C-130 J Hercules aircraft on the tarmac at Joint Baser Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  Robertson and his crew are at the base participating in Red Flag, a joint multi-national military exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Justin Connaher)
June 26, 2014 - "Throw another shrimp on the barbie, mate," is a phrase often associated with Australians, or

Reserve F-22 pilots fill integral role during Red Flag Alaska 14-1
An F-22 Raptor taxis to its parking spot on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 14, 2014. The Raptor flew as part of Red Flag, which is conducted three to four times a year at JBER and Eielson Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Zachary Wolf)
May 15, 2014 - Red Flag Alaska 14-1 kicked off Monday with a Reserve F-22 pilot leading the entire strike force as

JPARC Final EIS Notice of Availability 28 June 2013
June 28, 2013 - The JPARC Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Notice of Availability was published in the

F-22s fly first sorties in multi-national Red Flag-Alaska exercise
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska --- 525th Fighter
Squadron
June 25, 2012 - Airmen of the 525th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Wing, and its associate Air Force Reserve unit, the 302nd

Japanese and US forces unite during Red Flag-Alaska
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Manning, front left, and TSgt Michael Dunkelberger, front right, examine the air drop system with members of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force during pre-flight inspections for the Japanese C-130 Hercules during Red Flag - Alaska on the flight line of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska June 19, 2012. The C-130 Hercules offers a maximum speed of 600 kilometers an hour with a payload of 19,400 pounds and can be used for air drops. Red-Flag Alaska is designed to strengthen bilateral ties between nations and offers the JASDF the opportunity to improve aerial tactics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Robert Barnett)
June 22, 2012 - Japanese and American forces have once again joined their training operations during Red Flag-Alaska

Australian airmen glimpse future at Red Flag-Alaska
Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Donald Sutherland surveys the flight line at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 11, 2012. Sutherland is the task group commander for both the RAAF C-130s and the Wedgetail at Red Flag. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Omari Bernard)
June 14, 2012 - Men and women in flight suits of green passed through the halls in a hive of activity. The building

Polish Air Force participates in first Red Flag
A member of the Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules crew guides the aircraft to begin to taxi to the runway during Red Flag-Alaska on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson June 13, 2012. The goal of Red Flag-Alaska is to provide each aircrew with vital first missions to increase their chances of survival in combat environments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Zachary Wolf)
June 14, 2012 - Imagine boarding a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft and making the flight across the Atlantic Ocean to

Arctic Sappers clear the line with high explosives
Soldiers of 84th Engineer Support Company (Airborne) and 23rd Engineer Company (Sapper) (Airborne) detonate a mine-clearing line charge at Donnelly Training Area earlier this month. (U.S. Army video still courtesy of 6th Engineer Battalion)
May 25, 2012 - One rocket, 1,700 pounds of C-4 on a string, a platoon of Sappers, Army combat engineers, and a

Military to host public hearings for JPARC environmental impact
An 18th Agressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon flies over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. Alaskan Command released a draft environmental impact statement, which analyzes the potential effects associated with the Air Force and Army proposals to modernize the JPARC.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
March 30, 2012 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, Alaskan Command, on behalf of the U.S.
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