Air Force Photos

Operation Northern Strike 2014
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Spittler, right, and Senior Airman Tyler Trocano, center, await extraction with Sgt. 1st Class Steven Sparks from 2nd platoon, Charlie Troop, Team 2-2, 1st Battalion, 126th Cavalry Regiment, Michigan National Guard, Dowagiac, Mich. on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the Illinois Army National Guard. The training took place during Operation Northern Strike 2014 near Grayling, Mich. on Aug. 11, 2014. Both Airmen are Joint Terminal Air Controllers from the 148th Air Support Operations Squadron, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa. Operation Northern Strike 2014 is a joint multinational combined arms training exercise conducted in Michigan. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. Scott Thompson)