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NEWS | March 10, 2021

USAF conducts ACE capstone event

By Senior Airman Leala Marquez, Master Sergeant Wes Wright 378 Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs

A pilot with the 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, prepares for flight during an Agile Combat Employment capstone event Feb. 27, 2021, at an airbase in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. U.S. Air Forces Central aircraft and personnel worked with joint and regional partners on a variety of tasks including hot-pit refueling and crew-swap operations, aircraft integrated combat turns and partner-nation flying integration during the weeklong event. The event follows a series of ACE events throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility that enhance theater airpower competencies, validate operational capabilities and command and control while simultaneously strengthening regional partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Leala Marquez)