Air Force Photos

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Maj. Scott Meng, an 18th Aggressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, awaits takeoff authorization during Red Flag-Alaska 16-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 15, 2016. Red Flag-Alaska is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises that enable joint and international forces to sharpen their combat skills by flying simulated combat sorties together in a realistic threat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty)