Isolated personnel recovery exercise
U.S. Air Force Capt. Austin Cox, a pilot with the Minnesota Air National Guard's 148th Fighter Wing, holds a smoke flare to identify his location during an isolated personnel recovery exercise Aug. 13, 2015, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, while participating in RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 15-3. RF-A is a Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercise for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ralph Kapustka/Released)

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Photo by: Master Sgt. Ralph Kapustka |  VIRIN: 150813-Z-LR879-048.JPG