HomeNewsArticle Display

Mountain Home AFB hosts Gunfighter Flag 21-1

A F-15C jet flies next to KC-135 Startotanker.

U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard, pull away after being refuled by a KC-135 Startotanker from the 151st Air Refueling Wing, Air National Guard, Utah, June 8th, 2021. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antwain Hanks)

A F-15 jet aircraft flies next to KC-135 Stratotanker.

U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard, flies beside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 151st Air Refueling Wing, Air National Guard, Utah, June 8th, 2021. The KC-135 main mission is to re fuel planes while in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antwain Hanks)

A F-15 jet aircraft flies next to KC-135 Startotanker

U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard, participate in exercise Gunfighter Flag, over Oregon, Idaho, Nevada and Utah, June 8, 2021. Gunfighter Flag 21-1 showcased capabilites of jets such as the F-35 Lighting II, F-16 Fighting Falcon, B-52 Stratofortress, KC-135 Startotanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antwain Hanks)

A F-15 jet aircraft is flying high in the sky.

U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard participate in exercise Gunfighter Flag, over Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, June 8, 2021. The F-15C is a single seat, all weather air supiority fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antwain Hanks)

Two F-15 jet aircrafts is flying high in the sky.

U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard participate in exercise Gunfighter Flag, over Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, June 8, 2021. Gunfighter flag gives units from across the DoD and partner nations the opportunity to work and train alongside each other, in realistic and contested environment (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antwain Hanks)

A F-15 jet aircraft takes off from the flight line runway.

A F-15E Strike Eagle from the 389th Fighter Squadron takes off from the runway as part of Gunfighter Flag, June 10, 2021, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Gunfighter Flag is a bi-annual exercise hosted by the 366th Fighter Wing, participants are tested in unique and challenging training scenarios that improves their skills, combat effectiveness as well the aircrew survivability alongside DoD partners and units from across the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

This is a picture of a F-15 jet aircraft on a flight line runway.

A F-15E Strike Eagle from the 389th Fighter Squadron taxi towards the runway as part of Gunfighter Flag, June 10, 2021, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The Mountain Home Range Complex, offers more than 9,600 square miles of unique terrain and dynamic airspace for a variety of training missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

A F-35 jet aircraft speeds up in order to fly off the flight line runway.

A F-35A Lightning II from the 63rd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base speeds down the runway as part of Gunfighter Flag, June 10, 2021, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Gunfighter Flag is a bi-annual exercise hosted by the 366th Fighter Wing, participants are tested in unique and challenging training scenarios that improves their skills, combat effectiveness as well the aircrew survivability alongside DoD partners and units from across the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

This is a picture of a F-15 jet aircraft.

A Singaporean F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 63rd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, taxi towards the runway as part of Gunfighter Flag, June 10, 2021, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. One of the benefits of Gunfighter Flag is that it unites from across the DoD and partner nations the opportunity to work and train alongside each other, in realistic and contested environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

This is a picture of a F-15 jet aircraft in the middle of refueling.
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 10 of 10

A KC-135 from the 151st Stratotanker Air Refueling Wing, Air National Guard, Utah, refuels a F-15 Eagle from the 123rd Fighter Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon, June 8, 2021. The in-flight refueling was part of Gunfighter Flag, where participants are tested in unique and challenging training scenarios that improves their skills, combat effectiveness as well as the aircrew survivability alongside DoD partners and units from across the nation.

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho --

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.

News