We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for June 25, 2012

Staff Sgt. James Broome references an electronic technical order for an F-16C Fighting Falcon during Red Flag-Alaska 12-2 at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska on June 18. Red Flag-Alaska is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. forces, providing joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large-force employment training in a simulated combat environment. Broome is a crew chief assigned to the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron out of Osan Air Base in South Korea. US Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth.

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