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Members of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska gets in line for roll call at the Joint Mobility Center located at Eielson AFB, Alaska before their departure for their deployment to the Republic of Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise.  It is the first time the USAF and US Army in Alaska has used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska.

(U.S Air Force photo by: Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska gets in line for roll call at the Joint Mobility Center at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska before deploying to South Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the Air Force and the Army in Alaska have used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska boards a C-17 Globemaster III for their departure for their deployment to the Republic of Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise.  It is the first time the USAF and US Army in Alaska has used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.

(U.S Air Force photo by: Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska board a C-17 Globemaster III for their deployment to South Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the Air Force and the Army in Alaska have used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the US Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska prepare for departure aboard the C-17 Globemaster III that will transport them and their equipment including two Stryker vehicles for their departure for their deployment to the Republic of Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise.  It is the first time the USAF and US Army in Alaska has used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.

(U.S Air Force photo by: Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska prepare for departure aboard the C-17 Globemaster II, which will transport them and their equipment, including two Stryker vehicles, to South Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the Air Force and the Army in Alaska have used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

354th Security Forces Squadron Flight Line Security member Senior Airman Brad Hickey, stands guard in below zero temperatures providing security for the two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, that is transporting members and equipment of the US Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska for their deployment to the Republic of Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise.  It is the first time the USAF and US Army in Alaska has used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.

(U.S Air Force photo by: Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Senior Airman Brad Hickey, 354th Security Forces Squadron, stands guard in below-zero temperatures, providing security for the two C-17 Globemaster IIIs, that are transporting members and equipment of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska to South Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the Air Force and the Army in Alaska have used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

The flight from Eielson AFB, AK to the Republic of Korea is about 9 hours, so the members of the US Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska rest along side their Stryker Vehicle prior to their journey aboard the C-17 Globemaster III that will transport them and their equipment to the Republic of Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the USAF and US Army in Alaska has used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.

(U.S Air Force photo by: Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska rest alongside their Stryker vehicle prior to their flight aboard the C-17 Globemaster III that will transport them and their equipment to South Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the Air Force and the Army in Alaska have used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. The C-17 Globemaster III and its crew members are from the 517th Airlift Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the US Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska prepare for their departure from Eielson AFB Joint Mobility Center to the Republic of Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the USAF and US Army in Alaska has used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. 
(U.S Air Force photo by: Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)

Members of the Army's First Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion 24th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska prepare for their departure from the Joint Mobility Center at Eielson Air Force Base to South Korea in support of the Foal Eagle exercise. It is the first time the Air Force and the Army in Alaska have used joint assets to project combat power protection out of Alaska. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Eric T. Sheler)