18th Wing generates full combat power during no-notice exercise

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Barry Cornish, 18th Wing Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore, 18th Wing command chief, ride in a 33rd Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk to monitor an elephant walk during a no-notice exercise April 12, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The exercise demonstrated Team Kadena's ability to generate full air combat power in a short amount of time. The 18th Wing operates a fleet of more than 80 combat-ready aircraft to perform air superiority, aerial refueling, airborne warning and control, and combat search and rescue to enhance peace and security throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific Theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman John Linzmeier
VIRIN: 170412-F-GR156-0536.JPG
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