Red Flag 16-3 Night Operations
Senior Airman Timothy Thomasula, a maintainer assigned to the 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., performs pre-flight checks on an HC-130J Combat King II prior to a Red Flag 16-3 night training mission July 13, 2016 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The HC-130J is an extended-range version of the C-130J Hercules transport. Its mission is to rapidly deploy and execute combatant commander directed recovery operations to austere airfields and denied territory for expeditionary, all weather personnel recovery operations, and forward area ground refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz/Released)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz |  VIRIN: 150714-F-MF020-129.JPG