Air Force Pilots Participate During Exercise Green Flag East

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Air Force Capt. Matthew Gray listens to a pre-mission brief during Exercise Green Flag East on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 21, 2013. Gray, a B-52 stratofortress pilot, is assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron. Green Flag East is a realistic air and land integration combat training exercise aimed at replicating deployed warfare conditions. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
  • Air Force Capt. Matthew Gray flies a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during an Exercise Green Flag East training mission over Fort Polk, La., Aug. 21, 2013. Gray, a B-52 stratofortress pilot, is assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
  • Air Force Capt. Matthew Gray, right, and Air Force 1st Lt. Reed Elsbernd, left, fly a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during an Exercise Green Flag East training mission over Fort Polk, La., Aug. 21, 2013. Gray and Elsbernd, B-52 stratofortress pilots, are assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
  • Air Force Maj. Chris Weir, left, and Air Force Capt. Greg Lepper, right, checks the instruments while participating in an Exercise Green Flag East training mission over Fort Polk, La., Aug. 21, 2013. Weir and Lepper, navigators, are assigned to the 96th Bomb Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
  • Air Force Maj. Chris Weir checks the instruments while participating in an Exercise Green Flag East training mission over Fort Polk, La., Aug. 21, 2013. Weir, a navigator, is assigned to the 96th Bomb Squadron.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder