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Team Kadena maintains air superiority over Indo-Pacific

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zacharias Clemmons, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a hydraulics operations check on an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The hydraulics check is performed by running a series of tests, which simulate the same conditions likely to occur in-flight.  Airmen are working around the clock ensuring aircraft are ready for flight training operations in order to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zacharias Clemmons, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a hydraulics operations check on an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The hydraulics check is performed by running a series of tests, which simulate the same conditions likely to occur in-flight. Airmen are working around the clock ensuring aircraft are ready for flight training operations in order to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zacharias Clemmons, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, left, and Tech. Sgt. Justin Barber, 18th AMXS crew chief, right, record the results of a hydraulics operations check on an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. By performing these hydraulics checks and running a series of tests, the maintainers are able to simulate the same conditions likely to occur in-flight. Airmen are working around the clock ensuring aircraft are ready for flight training operations in order to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zacharias Clemmons, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, left, and Tech. Sgt. Justin Barber, 18th AMXS crew chief, right, record the results of a hydraulics operations check on an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. By performing these hydraulics checks and running a series of tests, the maintainers are able to simulate the same conditions likely to occur in-flight. Airmen are working around the clock ensuring aircraft are ready for flight training operations in order to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zacharias Clemmons, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a hydraulics operations check for an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The hydraulics check is performed by running a series of tests, which simulate the same conditions likely to occur in-flight. Airmen are working around the clock and ensuring aircraft are ready and able to fly at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zacharias Clemmons, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a hydraulics operations check for an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The hydraulics check is performed by running a series of tests, which simulate the same conditions likely to occur in-flight. Airmen are working around the clock and ensuring aircraft are ready and able to fly at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

A U. S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron flies an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The F-15C Eagle is a maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the USAF to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield.  Airmen continuously rise to those challenges and ensure mission success on a daily basis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

A U. S. Air Force pilot assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron flies an F-15C Eagle March 27, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The F-15C Eagle is a maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the USAF to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield. Airmen continuously rise to those challenges and ensure mission success on a daily basis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

A U. S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron flies after taking off from Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 27, 2020. The F-15C Eagle is a maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the USAF to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield to ensure stability across the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

A U. S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron flies after taking off from Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 27, 2020. The F-15C Eagle is a maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the USAF to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield to ensure stability across the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rhett Isbell)

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