Airmen keep RED FLAG - Alaska moving

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Brian Booze a Crew Chief  from the 75th Fighter Squadron, Aircraft Mainteance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina is taking part in Red Flag - Alaska .  Seargent Booze is prepaing an A-10 "Warthog" for the next flying mission over the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Brian Booze a Crew Chief from the 75th Fighter Squadron, Aircraft Mainteance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina is taking part in Red Flag - Alaska . Seargent Booze is prepaing an A-10 "Warthog" for the next flying mission over the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Hugo Cordova, Crew Chief with the 75th Fighter Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina,  performs post flight inspections on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 Warthog to prepare the plane for tommorw's missions over the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex as a part of  Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th.  The exercise allows several units, whose missions may differ significantly, the opportunity to work together in a training environment with units with which they may deploy in the future. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Hugo Cordova, Crew Chief with the 75th Fighter Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, performs post flight inspections on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 Warthog to prepare the plane for tommorw's missions over the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex as a part of Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th. The exercise allows several units, whose missions may differ significantly, the opportunity to work together in a training environment with units with which they may deploy in the future. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Airmen First Class Miguel Monasterio, Crew Chief with the 75th Fighter Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, performs a post flight inspection on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 "Warthog" as a part of  Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th.  The Crew Chiefs bring everything with them that they would need to maintain the aircraft on a deployment.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Airmen First Class Miguel Monasterio, Crew Chief with the 75th Fighter Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, performs a post flight inspection on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 "Warthog" as a part of Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th. The Crew Chiefs bring everything with them that they would need to maintain the aircraft on a deployment. (U.S. Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Johnny Rodriquez, weapons loader with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., performs a weapons checks on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 "Warthog" as part of  Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th.  (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Johnny Rodriquez, weapons loader with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., performs a weapons checks on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 "Warthog" as part of Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Senior Airman Lane Leroy, weapons loader with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., performs a weapons Post Load on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 Warthog at Red Flag - Alaska. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Senior Airman Lane Leroy, weapons loader with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., performs a weapons Post Load on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 Warthog at Red Flag - Alaska. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Johnny Rodriquez, Weapons loader with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, performs a weapons checks on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 Thunderbolt II as part of  Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th.  The exercise focuses on joint offensive counter air interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training.  (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Staff Sergeant Johnny Rodriquez, Weapons loader with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Pope Air Force Base, performs a weapons checks on the 75th Fighter Squadron's A-10 Thunderbolt II as part of Red Flag - Alaska taking place here until May 5th. The exercise focuses on joint offensive counter air interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training. (US Air Force Photo by TSgt Julie Avey)