Exercise Golden Phoenix


U.S. Airmen with the 21st Airlift Squadron provide support for Exercise Golden Phoenix at Travis Air Force Base, California, May 9, 2023.

Golden Phoenix is a large-scale readiness exercise hosted by Travis Air Force Base with full spectrum support from partner units to include the 621st Contingency Response Wing, Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey, the 349th Air Mobility Reserve Wing, Travis AFB, California and the I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.

The purpose of the exercise is to demonstrate the combined ability to rapidly generate and project air power leveraging mobility platforms such as the C-5 Galaxy, C-17 Globemaster III and KC-10 Extender.


Video by Nicholas Pilch

60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs