RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

A U.S Air Force F-15 Eagle refuels June 15, 2108 during RED FLAG-Alaska 18-2 over the Joint Alaska Pacific Range Complex (JPARC). The JPARC is one of the world's largest training complexes with 65,000 square miles of air space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)

RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida to receive fuel June 20, 2018 over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. Eielson hosted more than a dozen units from all over the world for RED FLAG-Alaska 18-2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

A pair of U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft taxi down the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, flight line as another pair of A-10s take off from the runway June 14, 2018, during an afternoon RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 18-2 mission. Various active-duty and Air National Guard units deployed A-10 aircraft and personnel to participate in RF-A 18-2, and the realistic combat training is essential to the sucess of aircrew, as well as deployed maintenance and support personnel in sustainment of large-force deployed air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) launches from the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, runway June 14, 2018, for an afternoon RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 18-2 mission. The 18th AGRS supports RF-A exercises by sharing its knowledge of flying with participating units, ensuring the U.S. and its allies receive the best air combat training possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the Indiana Air National Guard's 163rd Fighter Squadron taxi down the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, flight line in preparation for an afternoon RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 18-2 mission over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC). The JPARC is the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world that allows Airmen to train for full spectrum engagements, ranging from individual skills to complex, large-scale joint engagements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

A Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SG fighter aircraft assigned to the 428th Fighter Squadron out of Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, launches from the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, runway June 14, 2018, for an afternoon RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 18-2 mission. The Indo-Pacific is a top priority for the United States, and the DoD is committed to ensuring U.S. forces are as capable and ready as possible to face the evolving challenges in the region through exercises like RF-A. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

RF-A 18-2 continues at Eielson

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Fort Wainwright, Alaska await orders to fire an M777 Howitzer during a live-fire exercise on June 12, 2018, in the Joint Alaska Pacific Range Complex (JPARC) as part of RED FLAG-Alaska 18-2. The JPARC is the Department of Defense's premier training venue in Alaska with more than 65,000 square miles of airspace and 2,490 square miles of land space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eric M. Fisher)

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