8 Photos - Jan 23, 2013
Photo: F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 35th and 80th Fighter Squadrons of the 8th Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea; the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron of the 388th FW at Hill AFB, Utah; the 55th EFS from the 20th FW at Shaw AFB, S.C.; and from the 38th Fighter Group of the South Korean air force, demonstrate an “Elephant Walk” as they taxi down a runway during an exercise at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, March 2, 2012. The exercise showcased Kunsan AB aircrews' capability to quickly and safely prepare an aircraft for a wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld)Photo: A pair of 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters fly over Alaska on a training mission. (Photo by Master Sgt. Sean Mitchell, 210th Rescue Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard)Photo: A C 130J Hercules from the 146th Airlift Wing, California Air National Guard participates in flare training off the Ventura County coast. The flares are used as count measures to confuse and redirect heat seeking missiles when they are flying in uncontrolled airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dave Buttner)Photo: 139th Airlift Wing Sound of Speed Airshow and Open House practice at Rosecrans Memorial Airport, St. Joseph, Mo., May 4, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sheldon Thompson)Photo: Crew chiefs from the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 131st Bomb Wing perform a phase inspection on a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 12, 2012. Every 1000 flight hours the B-2 is inspected for discrepancies that could cause major damage. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nick Wilson)Photo: Maj. Johnathan Zito pulls in behind a KC-135 Stratotanker to receive fuel off Florida's east coast, July 12, 2012. Zito is a C-17Globemaster III pilot with the 15th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock) Photo: Airman 1st Class Bill Bossinger, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental systems journeyman, tightens wiring underneath an F-15 Eagle during the Mission Employment Phase exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 7, 2012. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range--the U.S. Air Force's premier military training area with more than 12,000 square miles of airspace and 2.9 million acres of land. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)Photo: Staff Sgt. Tacota LeMuel, right, signals one-minute in preparation for Maj. Caroline Jensen to gear up for a training sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 12, 2012. LeMuel is the Thunderbird 3 dedicated crew chief and Jensen is the Thunderbird 3 Right Wing pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)