144th Fighter Wing “Alaska DACT 22”

 photos by Master Sgt. Charles Vaughn and Capt. Jason Sanchez

Airmen and F-15s assigned to the Calif. Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing are conducting dissimilar aircraft combat training with the 3rd Wing’s 90th and 525th Fighter squadrons at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and testing their ability to backfill for the alert air defence mission within the region.

The training at JBER focuses on fighter integration training between fourth-generation F-15 Eagles and fifth-generation F-22 Raptors and their ability to interoperate seamlessly. The training began April 11, 2022 and will conclude in approximately three weeks.


144th Fighter Wing Brings the Thunder to the Valley

By Tech. Sgt. Christian Jadot, 144th FW 

Video by Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Drudge
144th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Airman of the 144 th Fighter Wing have been to the far reaches of the world in exercises and real world missions.
This month Wings from around the country come to Fresno, California to participate in Valley Thunder.

Valley Thunder is set to be a two-week military fighter jet training exercise being conducted in training airspaces
in the region, and is hosted by the 144th FW’s 194th Fighter Squadron.