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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A C-130 of the French Air Force sits on the tarmac waiting to take off for a training mission on April 13 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. forces flown under simulated air combat conditions. It is conducted on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex with air operations flown out of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A C-130 of the French Air Force sits on the tarmac waiting to take off for a training mission on April 13 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. forces flown under simulated air combat conditions. It is conducted on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex with air operations flown out of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Master Sgt. Auffret, French Air Force flight engineer, inspects the landing gear of a C-130 prior to take off on April 13 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. forces flown under simulated air combat conditions. It is conducted on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex with air operations flown out of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Master Sgt. Auffret, French Air Force flight engineer, inspects the landing gear of a C-130 prior to take off on April 13 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. forces flown under simulated air combat conditions. It is conducted on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex with air operations flown out of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Master Sgt. Orieux, French Air Force flight engineer, removes the chocks from a C-130 prior to take off on April 13 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. forces flown under simulated air combat conditions. It is conducted on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex with air operations flown out of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Master Sgt. Orieux, French Air Force flight engineer, removes the chocks from a C-130 prior to take off on April 13 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. forces flown under simulated air combat conditions. It is conducted on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex with air operations flown out of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder)