Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Redhawks come home to roost

Photo courtesy of Paul Carter. To see more of his photos on Flickr, go here.

Six F-15C aircraft and 131 Airmen from the 142nd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard began returning to the Portland Air National Guard Base in Portland, Ore., Nov. 8, following a month-long overseas training tour in support of Exercise Iron Falcon in the United Arab Emirates.

The Airmen took part in a joint-force, international exercise which brought togetehr Gulf Cooperation Council nations and other countries to strengthen military-to-military relationships, promote regional security, improve combined tactical air operations, and enhance working relationships between the partner nations.

The U.S. Air Force has actively participated in this exercise since November 2004.

Posted by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy,
Oregon Military Department Social Media Manager

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