Successful first day of RF-A 17-1

A U.S. maintenance Airman signals to a Republic of Korea Air Force F-15K Slam Eagle pilot and weapons officer as they return a salute while taxiing down the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, flight line Oct. 10, 2016, for the first mission of RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises that provide Airmen across the country and world opportunities to sharpen their combat skills and strengthen interoperability vital to maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik
VIRIN: 161010-F-JH697-1148.JPG
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