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  • 509th BW and 133rd ARS join international partners for RFA 23-3

    Throughout the first week of RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3, 20 units based out of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base have trained alongside each other. During this particular iteration of the exercise, a B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, also took

  • Fighters practice realistic combat in Alaska exercise

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 356th Fighter Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 168th Air Refueling Squadron over the Joint Pacific-Alaska Range Complex during Red Flag-Alaska 23-3, Aug. 15, 2023. This exercise provides

  • 133rd ARS KC-46 refuels 509th BW B-2

    The Alaska Range is seen from a KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 133rd Aerial Refueling Squadron, Pease Air Force Base, NH, during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3, Aug. 15, 2023. This exercise reinforces the United States’ continued commitment to the region as a Pacific nation, leader and power. (U.S. Air Force

  • 133rd ARS KC-46 refuels 509th BW B-2

    The Alaska Range is seen from a KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 133rd Aerial Refueling Squadron, Pease Air Force Base, NH, during RED FLAG-Alaska 23-3, Aug. 15, 2023. This exercise reinforces the United States’ continued commitment to the region as a Pacific nation, leader and power. (U.S. Air Force

  • Red Flag-Alaska 23-3 strengthens international collaboration

    Exercise Red Flag-Alaska 23-3 kicked off on Aug. 14, bringing together military forces from the United States, Australia, and other partner nations for two weeks of intensive and realistic aircraft flight training. Taking place over the sprawling expanse of the Joint Pacific-Alaska Range Complex,

  • USFJ, 5th Air Force commander visits Misawa Air Base

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ricky Rupp, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander, and Mrs. Charlotte Rupp, visited Misawa Air base, Japan, Aug 6-9, 2023. During this tour, the Rupps met with Airmen around the wing to discuss some of the quality-of-life enhancements around the base, such as the gym