First Red Flag for 2007:

Air Combat Command’s Air Warfare Center at Nellis AFB, Nev., is in the midst of the first Red Flag for the new fiscal year. The exercise, which runs through Oct. 20, comprises USAF F-16, F-15, C-130, KC-135, and E-3 AWACS aircraft and Navy EA-6 Prowlers. Officials say the next Red Flag, slated to begin in January, will include F-22 Raptors.