Beverly High: Preparing for High Tempo Operations

09/26/2017: Beverly High is a 24 hour realistic training exercise evaluating Kadena Air Base’s capabilities for 3 days. It’s comprised of multiple units working together confirming the readiness to fight today, tonight, tomorrow. Airmen loading 20MM onto F-15s KADENA AIR BASE, OKINAWA, JAPAN 09.07.2017 Video by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine 18th Wing…

F-35s Work with Bombers and F-15s in South Korean Defense

09/10/2017: Aerial footage of U.S. Marine F-35s, U.S. Air Force B-1B Bombers, and ROKAF (Republic of Korea Air Force) F-15Ks releasing weapons. SOUTH KOREA 08.31.2017 Video by Staff Sgt. Alex Echols and Staff Sgt. Michael Kantack 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Arctic Challenge Exercise 2017 (2)

06/20/2017: Arctic Challenge is a multinational training exercise to strengthen partnerships with other armed forces in the region. The purpose of the exercise is to practice mobilizing; evaluate aircraft, personnel and weapons capabilities; and train in multinational operations. The scenarios involve notional, simulated events, and combined flying operations between the countries.


Luke F-35 Academic Training Center

08/24/2015: F-35 operations at Luke Air Force Base as well as classes at the F-35 Academic Training Center. The ATC began classes in May 2015 and trains pilots who will fly the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter. Students include pilots from Undergraduate Pilot Training, pilots who have previously flown…

44 AMU’s F-15 surge to the sky

04/05/2015: U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare an F-15C Eagle for a training surge on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2015. The 44th Fighter Squadron usually conducts training surges three to four times a year. When executed properly, it has a positive effect on…

Refueling Korean AF F-15

10/10/2013: An F-15K Slam Eagle from the Republic of Korea Air Force approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from Kadena Air Base, Japan, for mid-air refueling during RED FLAG-Alaska 13-3 Aug. 21, 2013. The F-15K is equipped with state-of-the-art mission equipment to conduct air-to-ground, air-to-air and air-to-sea missions. [slidepress…

120th Fighter Wing F-15s in Snow

01/04/2012: 120th Fighter Wing of the Montana Air National Guard F-15 Eagle aircraft parked, taxiing and taking off from the Great Falls International Airport runway on the first snowy day of fall 2012 Credit:120th Fighter Wing10/24/12