Vigilant Shield 2015

Staff Sgt. Joshua Hood marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker for takeoff during exercise Vigilant Shield 15 at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Oct. 23, 2014. The Vigilant Shield field training exercise is a bi-national NORAD Command exercise which provides realistic training and practice for American and Canadian forces in support of respective national strategy for North America’s defense. NORAD ensures U.S. and Canadian air sovereignty through a network of alert fighters, tankers, airborne early warning aircraft, and ground-based air defense assets cued by interagency and defense surveillance radars. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colby L. Hardin/Released)

PHOTO BY: L. HardinReleased
VIRIN: 141023-F-NG595-019.JPG
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