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Staff Sgt. Jamie Morgan, 389th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, speaks to the crew preparing for takeoff during Checkered Flag 18-1 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Nov. 6, 2017. Checkered Flag gave fourth generation and fifth generation aircraft the opportunity to integrate together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malissa Armstrong) 389th flies in Checkered Flag
Aircraft and Airmen from across the Air Force have been training alongside one another in participation of Checkered Flag 18-1 here at Tyndall Air Force Base. Checkered Flag acts as an integration between fourth generation and fifth generation aircraft, giving them the ability to work in conjunction with each other. It focuses solely on protecting the United States and its assets from air-to-air threats.
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