An F-15 Eagle assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron taxis after a Red Flag 15-2 sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 11, 2015. Red Flag is a realistic combat exercise involving U.S. and allied air forces conducting training operations on the 15,000 square mile Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika)
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron return from a RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 15-2 mission May 14, 2015, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Aggressor pilots are trained to act as opposing forces in exercises like RF-A to better prepare U.S. and allied forces for aerial combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III/Released)
What retired Maj. Gen. Chester “Chet” McKeen considers one of his most important contributions in his military career came from an observation while he was a young lieutenant stationed on Iwo Jima in the last days of World War II.