Air Force Photos

One Shot, Drop
Staff Sgt. Nathan A. Hruska fires his Beretta M9 pistol during a weapons qualification Aug. 15, 2014, at Operation Northern Strike in Alpena, Mich. Northern Strike was a 3-week exercise led by the National Guard that demonstrated the combined power of joint and multinational air and ground forces. Hruska is a tactical air control party specialist with the 169th Air Support Operations Squadron. TACPs were with the Air National Guards 169th ASOS from Peoria, Ill., and more than 5,000 other armed forces members from 12 states and two coalition nations participated in the combat training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer)