CONR-1AF (AFNORTH) and 601st AOC participate in Blue Flag 21-1
Master Sgt. Michael Russell, air tasking order integrator, 621st Air Mobility Operations Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and Senior Airman Hunter Smith, airlift requirements planner, Air Mobility Division, 601st Air Operations Center (601 AOC), work together during exercise Blue Flag 21-1, May 10-14, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Exercise Blue Flag 21-1 ran from May 10-14, providing a week of realistic training for the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region (CONR) – 1st Air Force (1AF) Air Forces Northern (AFNORTH) and 601st AOC to assess contingency plans to defend North America against potential threats in a contested or degraded operational environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Regina Young)