While providing round-the-clock security during Exercise Red Flag Alaska 21-3, No. 3 Security Forces Squadron personnel also undertook training aimed at enhancing and broadening their skill set in the deployed environment.
Flying above rivers, glaciers and valleys, Exercise Red Flag Alaska 21-3 provided Australia’s fighter jet aircrew essential training in one of the world’s most sophisticated training ranges.
Ever since Shannan Forrest was young, she knew she wanted to travel the world as an aeronautical engineer in the Air Force.
Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II participated in Exercise Lightning Spear at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, United States from October 12 to 28.
An important element of an Air Force exercise is the opportunity to test the capability of people and equipment away from the familiarity of the home base. With a reduction in the ability to travel in 2020, squadrons have explored more unique ways to get the same results.
For personnel at RAAF Base Williamtown a low-flying F-35A Lightning II is hardly a remarkable sight, but a low pass conducted on August 28 held great significance for Wing Commander Darren Clare.
Air Force World War II veteran Sergeant Felix Sainsbury (retd) celebrated his 100th birthday on May 14.
It’s not every day you go to work and remove an engine from an F-35A Lightning II aircraft with a purpose-built trailer in a purpose-built facility.