U.S. Air Force, NATO Pilots Participate in Red Flag 14-1 on Nevada Base

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Lash prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft for launch during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 28, 2014. Lash, a crew chief, is assigned to the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise that incorporates air, space and cyber forces. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Carlson reviews forms for a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft before takeoff during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 28, 2014. Carlson is a fuel systems repair journeyman assigned to the 92nd Maintenance Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes
  • Air Force Capt. Ryan Jahnke follows directions into an aircraft parking spot after a refueling mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 28, 2014. Jahnke is a pilot assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes
  • A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft prepares to refuel an F-22 Raptor over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes
  • A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refuels an F-22 Raptor over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes
  • Airmen perform preflight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon before a training mission during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 29, 2014. The airmen are aircraft maintainers assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Viper Aircraft Maintenance Unit. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz
  • Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft taxi into position for an inspection before a training mission during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 29, 2014. The pilots are assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Lorenz Crespo
  • Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Kemp refuels an F-22 Raptor aircraft while aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 29, 2014. Kemp is a boom operator assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes
  • A Typhoon FGR4 assigned to the British air force flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during Red Flag 14-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 29, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes