These CEs Jump: Working and parajumping at Manas AB, Afghanistan, are three airmen who are part of USAF’s new Airborne RED HORSE element. The Air Force has trained these new jump-certified civil engineers to create bases in austere settings—hostile or not—often dropping them into an area with first line ground troops. (Read more about RED HORSE here.) Writing in the Ganci Gazette, Air Force journalist SSgt. Lara Gale says the service now has about 90 airborne-qualified airmen in three RED HORSE units.
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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