By Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr. Air Force Social Media
Your U.S. Air Force is a global force. The complex operations and missions that our Airmen are responsible for stretch far beyond our nation’s borders into other areas of our world. You will take comfort in knowing our Airmen are constantly training and sharpening their skillset to meet the expectations of our leaders. Take a look below of a recent Pacific Theater exercise meant to ensure peace and security on the Korean Peninsula.
Pulled from PACAF Pixels, we found a small slice of some of the international cooperation U.S. Air Force Airmen perform constantly around the world with our allies. The engagement post is filled with tons of great material that Maverick would love: “You have to look outside, find the red air, and then maneuver to kill while staying alive.”
Thanks to Capt. John ‘Atari’ Harris, from Kunsan Air Base’s 80th Fighter Squadron for the post.
“Buddy Wing is a quarterly exercise between the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) and United States Air Force (USAF) to foster an exchange of ideas and increase interoperability. Buddy Wing involves either a ROKAF squadron deploying to a USAF base, or vice versa. This exercise included the 122nd Fighter Squadron Jaguars in the 11th Tactical Fighter Wing deploying 4 Slam Eagles (ROKAF F-15Ks) with 4 Pilots and 4 Weapons System Officers (WSOs) to fly with the 80th Fighter Squadron Headhunters (USAF F-16s) in the 8th Fighter Wing. The F-15K Slam Eagle is the ROKAF’s premier fighter jet, bringing more capabilities, missiles, and bombs to the ROK than previous fighter jets…” Read more here.