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A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft park at a ramp

Fourteen A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, park at a ramp, May 24, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. This team of A-10s arrived at Yokota in preparation for Red Flag Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft park at a ramp.

Fourteen A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, park at a ramp, May 24, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. This team of A-10s arrived at Yokota in preparation for Red Flag Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft takes off on a flightline

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, takes off at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2021, participating in Red Flag-Alaska 21-2. Red Flag-Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. Approximately 1500 service members are expected to fly, maintain and support more than 100 aircraft from more than 20 units during this iteration of the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

A KC-10 Extender taxis down a flighline.

A KC-10 Extender assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, California, taxis down a flighline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2021, escorting A-10 Thunderbolt II assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, to Red Flag-Alaska 21-2. Airmen and aircraft from the 60th AMW escorted U.S. Air Force assets from Japan to Alaska ahead of Red Flag-Alaska 21-2, which is scheduled to run from June 10 to 25. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft takes off the flightline

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, takes off at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2021, participating in Red Flag-Alaska 21-2. Red Flag-Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. Approximately 1500 service members are expected to fly, maintain and support more than 100 aircraft from more than 20 units during this iteration of the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

A KC-135 Stratotanker taxis down a flighline

A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Force Base, Japan, taxis down a flighline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2021, escorting A-10 Thunderbolt II assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, to Red Flag-Alaska 21-2. Airmen and aircraft from the 909th ARS escorted U.S. Air Force assets from Japan to Alaska ahead of Red Flag-Alaska 21-2, which is scheduled to run from June 10-25. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Fourteen A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, park at a ramp, May 24, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. This team of A-10s arrived at Yokota in preparation for Red Flag Alaska 21-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)