A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operator prepares a CV-22 Osprey to be loaded with snowmobiles during Emerald Warrior 20-1 at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, Jan. 21, 2020. Emerald Warrior 20-1 provides annual, realistic pre-deployment training encompassing multiple joint operating areas to prepare special operations forces, conventional force enablers, partner nations, and interagency elements to integrate with, and execute full spectrum special operations in an arctic climate, sharpening U.S. forces' abilities to operate around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Lauren Parsons)
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U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operators at Emerald Warrior 20-1

A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operator prepares a CV-22 Osprey to be loaded with snowmobiles during Emerald Warrior 20-1 at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, Jan. 21, 2020. Emerald Warrior 20-1 provides annual, realistic pre-deployment training encompassing multiple joint operating areas to prepare special operations forces, conventional force enablers, partner nations, and interagency elements to integrate with, and [Read More …]

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, during a ‘Furious 48’ exercise Feb. 11, 2020. The readiness exercise spans two days and is intended to prepare U.S. Air Force personnel for sustained combat operations during contested and degraded environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)
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‘Furious 48’ readiness exercise

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, during a ‘Furious 48’ exercise Feb. 11, 2020. The readiness exercise spans two days and is intended to prepare U.S. Air Force personnel for sustained combat operations during contested and degraded environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Madeline Herzog)

Lt. Col. Brandon Kelly, 476th Fighter Group commander, awaits takeoff Feb. 8, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. During the Unit Training Assembly weekend, the members of the 476th FG came together to execute the generation of 18 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft sorties to support the 76th Fighter Squadron. The 476th FG is an Air Force Reserve associate unit linked to the 23d Fighter Group, and integrates its operations with the 23d Wing's 74th and 75th Fighter Squadrons and 23d Maintenance Group. During World War II, the 76th FS was one of the three original Flying Tiger squadrons of the 23d FG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)
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476th FG ‘brings the heat’ to UTA weekend

Lt. Col. Brandon Kelly, 476th Fighter Group commander, awaits takeoff Feb. 8, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. During the Unit Training Assembly weekend, the members of the 476th FG came together to execute the generation of 18 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft sorties to support the 76th Fighter Squadron. The 476th FG is an Air Force Reserve associate unit [Read More …]