PAYA LEBAR AIR BASE, Singapore -- Senior Airman Nathaniel Newkirk checks Capt. Justin Dupuis' flight helmet and mask before a mission here Nov. 8 during Exercise Commando Sling. The annual exercise began in 1990 to provide valuable combined air combat training for U.S. and Singapore Air Force fighter units. The exercise allows units to sharpen air combat skills, improve procedures for sustained operations at a non-U.S. base, and promote closer relations between the two air forces and nations. The Airmen are from the 14th Fighter Squadron at Misawa Air Base, Japan.
U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo
November 2, 2012
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