Successful first day of RF-A 17-1

A Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) F-15K Slam Eagle multi-role fighter aircraft takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 10, 2016, during the first RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 17-1 combat training mission. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises vital to maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, and providing U.S. units and partner nation forces like the ROKAF the opportunity to sharpen their combat skills and strengthen interoperability in a realistic threat environment inside the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik
VIRIN: 161010-F-JH697-1308.JPG
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