JBER F-22s depart Kadena for show of force over ROK

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brandon Tellez, 525th Fighter Squadron commander and F-22 Raptor pilot, conducts pre-flight checks with Senior Airman Liam Vining, 525th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, Feb. 17, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Four Raptors from the 525th FS stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson conducted a combined formation flight alongside Republic of Korea and U.S. Air Force fighter aircraft in the vicinity of Osan Air Base, South Korea, to demonstrate the capabilities of the ROK-U.S. Alliance Feb. 17. The combined mission demonstrates the strength of the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea, and the resolve of both nations to maintain stability and security on the peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maeson L. Elleman)

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