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Air Force Red Flag Alaska 09 September 5, 2009

Posted by scmla in Drill Report.
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DRILL REPORT: Air Force Red Flag Alaska 09

When: July 23-August 7 and October 1-16, 2009
Where: Alaska
Who: US Air Force, other US Forces, possibly others from France or NATO

This is from the Eielson Air Force Base website (http://www.eielson.af.mil/library/redflag-alaska.asp):

RF-A

Red Flag-Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. forces, provides joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment.

The exercise schedule for the 2009 RF-A season is as follows:
Red Flag- Alaska 09-2: April 16- May 1
Red Flag- Alaska 09-3: July 23- August 7
Red Flag- Alaska 10-1: October 1-16

When Red Flag- Alaska 09-2 occurred in April, troops from France and NATO were also involved. There are no press releases about who is currently involved in Red Flag- Alaska 09-3.

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