A Special Tactics Airman with the 17th Special Tactics Squadron watches as a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook prepares to land during RED FLAG-Alaska 18-3 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 16, 2018. Special Tactics is U.S. Special Operation Command’s tactical air and ground integration force, and the Air Force’s special operations ground force, leading global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Sandra Welch)

Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Sandra Welch |  VIRIN: 180816-F-HF922-0210.JPG