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Prowler’s inspected, ready for flight
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan L. Vega, from Miami, Florida, stands in front of an EA-6B Prowler while other Marines inspect the aircraft during Exercise Northern Edge 2015 June 15 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The Prowler is an electronic warfare aircraft used to jam radar signals making other military aircraft invisible to radar. NE15 is Alaska’s premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations, techniques and procedures as well as enhance interoperability among the services. Thousands of participants from all of the services, airmen, soldiers, sailors Marines and Coast Guardsmen from active duty, reserve and National Guard Units are involved. Vega is an aircraft mechanic with Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2, Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Thor J. Larson/Released)