An F-16 fighter jet assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing sits on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 15, 2020 during exercise Green Flag-West. Green Flag is a realistic, air-to-surface, joint training exercise designed to improve interoperability between aircraft while supporting ground troops by allowing U.S. military branches, as well as other NATO and allied nations, an opportunity to work together, as they would in military operations around the world. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Kregg York)
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180th Fighter Wing Goes to Green Flag

An F-16 fighter jet assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing sits on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 15, 2020 during exercise Green Flag-West. Green Flag is a realistic, air-to-surface, joint training exercise designed to improve interoperability between aircraft while supporting ground troops by allowing U.S. military branches, as well as other NATO and [Read More …]

An A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft with the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, Ind., performs aerial maneuvers during Southern Strike, Feb. 12, 2020, at Avon Park, Fla. Pilots with the 163rd Fighter Squadron honed their skills at Avon Park Air Force Range, a 106,000 acre bombing range located in central Florida. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sergeant Rita Jimenez)
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122nd FW A-10’s train during Southern Strike

An A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft with the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, Ind., performs aerial maneuvers during Southern Strike, Feb. 12, 2020, at Avon Park, Fla. Pilots with the 163rd Fighter Squadron honed their skills at Avon Park Air Force Range, a 106,000 acre bombing range located in central Florida. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sergeant Rita Jimenez)

U.S. Army Pfc. Antonio Arriola, left, and Staff Sgt. Matt Hedges, Soldiers with the New Jersey National Guard’s Det. 1, D Co., 104th Brigade Engineer Battalion “Skydevils” perform ops checks on a RQ-7B Shadow unmanned arial system on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 10, 2020. The “Skydevils” provide persistent surveillance and communication relays for ground forces during combat operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)
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Skydevils provide key support for ground forces

U.S. Army Pfc. Antonio Arriola, left, and Staff Sgt. Matt Hedges, Soldiers with the New Jersey National Guard’s Det. 1, D Co., 104th Brigade Engineer Battalion “Skydevils” perform ops checks on a RQ-7B Shadow unmanned arial system on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 10, 2020. The “Skydevils” provide persistent surveillance and communication relays for ground forces during combat operations. (U.S. [Read More …]