Mountain Home AFB hosts Gunfighter Flag 21-1

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  • By Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell
  • 366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Gunfighter Flag is a bi-annual exercise hosted by the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base. Participants are tested in challenging scenarios that improve their skills, combat effectiveness as well as aircrew survivability alongside DoD partners and units across the nation.

Some participating units for Gunfighter Flag 21-1 are; 428th Fighter Squadron from Mountain Home Air Force Base, 425th FS and 63rd FS from Luke AFB, 69th Bomber Squadron from Minot AFB, 151st Air Refueling Wing from Utah Air National Guard, 123rd FS from Portland ANG, Strike Fighter Squadron 213 from Naval Air Station Oceana.

The Mountain Home Range Complex offers more than 9,600 square miles of unique terrain and dynamic airspace to simulate a variety of training missions in a realistic and contested environment. The training during this exercise directly increases the effectiveness and survivability in active combat operations overseas.