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March 14, 2014

RED FLAG 14-2 ends today

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chuck Broadway

An F-16 crew chief from the 350th Squadron, Belgian air force, conducts post-flight procedures March 3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. More than 100 Belgian airmen participated in Red Flag 14-2 at the Nevada Test and Training Range.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chuck Broadway

A Belgian air force pilot taxis to the runway during night operations March 10 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Belgian air force, along with five other coalition nations, came to Nellis AFB to participate in Red Flag 14-2.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 4th Fighter Squadron from Hill Air Force Base, Utah takes off during Red Flag 14-2 March 4 at Nellis AFB, Nev. Red Flag was developed to better prepare Airmen for combat missions. Since its establishment in 1975, Red Flag has expanded to include aircraft and crews from different branches of the U.S. and allied nation’s militaries.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 336th Fighter Squadron from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. takes off during Red Flag 14-2 March 4 at Nellis AFB, Nev. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios which prepares them for potential future real world operations.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk, a special mission aviator from the 66th Rescue Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., scans the area during a Combat Search and Rescue exercise during Red Flag 14-2 March 11 on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Practicing CSAR operations is vital to ensure that if aircrews need to be rescued in a real-world situation, they can be successfully retrieved.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

A U.S Air Force B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 96th Bomb Squadron from Barksdale Air Force Base, La. takes off during Red Flag 14-2 March 4 at Nellis AFB, Nev. Red Flag provides realistic combat scenarios in a training environment in order to improve operational readiness. Improved readiness will ensure that crews are better prepared to successfully accomplish future real world missions.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

A North Atlantic Treaty Organization AWACS E-3A from Geilenkirchen Air Base, Germany takes off during Red Flag 14-2 March 4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag has expanded to incorporate all spectrums of warfare to include command and control, real-time intelligence, analysis and exploitation and electronic warfare.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chuck Broadway

Capt. Rory Klepper, 336th Fighter Squadron pilot, and Capt. Gabriel Lewis, 336th FS weapons systems officer from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. pack their flight equipment after arriving Feb. 28 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The 336th FS sent 14 F-15E Strike Eagles to Red Flag 14-2 to participate in the advanced training program over the Nevada Test and Training Range.




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