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Blue Flag

Airman 1st Class Roman Contreras, 492nd Fighter Squadron, aircrew flight equipment technician, stitches together a tear on a survival vest prior to the Blue Flag exercise at Uvda Air Force Base, Israel, Nov. 18, 2013. Blue Flag was a multinational aerial warfare exercise hosted by Israel, which promoted improved operational capability, combat effectiveness, understanding and cooperation between the U.S., Israel, Greece, and Italy. The exercise was conducted from Nov. 24-28 and further strengthened the long-lasting relationship between the partner nations, while ensuring regional peace and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Lee Osberry/Released)



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This work, Blue Flag [Image 27 of 27], by MSgt Lee Osberry, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.18.2013

Date Posted:11.28.2013 18:31

Photo ID:1062950

VIRIN:131118-F-RP755-013

Resolution:3200x2128

Size:3.55 MB

Location:UVDA, IL

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