Military Might

Fully armed aircraft from the 18th Wing conduct an elephant walk during a no-notice exercise April 12, 2017, at Kadena AB, Japan. The 18th Wing operates combat ready fleets of HH-60 Pave Hawks, F-15 Eagles, E-3 Sentries, and KC-135 Stratotankers, making it the largest combat-ready wing in the Air Force. The show of force comes as tensions escalate in the region.