U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Sammi “Force” Colombo, 35th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, gives the go ahead to remove the boarding ladder during preparations for a training sortie as part of the Red Flag 22-2 exercise at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 14, 2022. Known as the “Pantons”, the 35th FS performs air and space control and force application roles including counter air, strategic attack, interdiction, and close-air support missions. It employs a full range of precision ordnance, can operate day or night and in all weather conditions. The Red Flag Exercise was established in 1975 and serves as a two-week advanced aerial combat training exercise held multiple times a year by the USAF, alongside joint partner and allied air and ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Lackey)
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