Red Flag is an advanced aerial training exercise hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada and Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, the latter location being known as Red Flag – Alaska. Since 1975, air crews from the United States Air Force (USAF), United States Navy (USN), United States Marine Corps (USMC), United States Army (USA) and numerous NATO or other allied nations’ military air forces take part in one of several Red Flag exercises held during the year, each of which is two weeks in duration. (Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Flag_exercise)
Successful training like Red Flag Exercise wouldn’t be possible without the professionalism demonstrated by those on the ground planning, prepping and maintaining each detail.
As Red Flag 15-3 aircraft landed last week, we salute those behind the scenes and on the flight line which make the mission happen. Video by Lea Greene, Staff Sgt. Cody Griffith and William Lewis | 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs