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Gorillas Take Alaska

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II pilot taxis to the runway Aug. 11, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35 gives pilots an advantage over adversaries with its advanced capabilities, integrated avionics and superior sensor package that gives pilots more information than any other fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II pilots taxi to the runway Aug. 11, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35 gives pilots an advantage over adversaries with its advanced capabilities, integrated avionics and superior sensor package that gives pilots more information than any other fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force Maj. Matthew “Fitty” Tucker, 58th Fighter Squadron director of operations, takes off Aug. 10, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. 58th FS pilots traveled to Eielson AFB to support final training requirements for student pilots in the F-35A Lightning II basic course at Eglin AFB, Florida (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brett “Zipper” Robison, F-35A Lightning II pilot, throws up the sign commonly referred to as “RAGE” Aug. 11, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Every fighter squadron has a sign that represents their squadron’s mascot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force Maj. Erik "Speedy" Gonsalves, 33rd Fighter Wing chief of advanced programs, takes off Aug. 10, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. 58th Fighter Squadron pilots traveled to Eielson AFB to support final training requirements for student pilots in the F-35A Lightning II basic course at Eglin AFB, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II pilots prepare for takeoff Aug. 11, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35A contains state-of-the-art tactical data links that provide the secure sharing of data among its flight members as well as other airborne, surface and ground-based platforms required to perform assigned missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II pilots prepare for takeoff Aug. 11, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35A contains state-of-the-art tactical data links that provide the secure sharing of data among its flight members as well as other airborne, surface and ground-based platforms required to perform assigned missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher “Flash” Fjelstad, 58th Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II pilot, takes off Aug. 10, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35A contains state-of-the-art tactical data links that provide the secure sharing of data among its flight members as well as other airborne, surface and ground-based platforms required to perform assigned missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

Gorillas Take Alaska

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon “Judge” Dornseif, 58th Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II pilot, throws up the sign commonly referred to as “RAGE” Aug. 11, 2021, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Every fighter squadron has a sign that represents their squadron’s mascot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska --

(U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Heather LeVeille)