353rd CTS, 210th RQS team up with A-10 pilot for RF-A 16-2 personnel recovery mission
U.S. Air Force Capt. Keli Kaaekuahiwi, an A-10 pilot assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., prepares for extraction as an HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard's 210th Rescue Squadron approaches while a 354th Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II passes by June 14, 2016, as part of a personnel recovery exercise at a training site in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-2. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, enabling joint and international units to sharpen their combat skills in a realistic threat environment inside the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik/Released)