U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeremy T. Sloane, 36th Wing commander, center, Col. Travolis Simmons, 3rd Wing commander, right and Lt. Col. Matthew Tromans, 525th Fight Squadron commander, left stand in front of an F-22 Raptor assigned to the 525th FS, 3rd Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 23, 2021. The 525th FS and the F-22 Raptors they fly are currently deployed in support of operation Pacific Iron 2021 at Andersen AFB. Pacific Iron is a U.S. Pacific Air Forces dynamic force employment operation to project forces into the USINDOPACOM’s area of responsibility in support of the 2018 National Defense Strategy which called on the military to be a more lethal, adaptive, and resilient force. (U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger)

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Photo by: Master Sgt. Richard Ebensberger |  VIRIN: 210723-F-LP948-002.JPG