CONR-1AF (AFNORTH) and 601st AOC participate in Blue Flag 21-1
210514-Z-IV121-1001: Capt. Andrew Hampton, air surveillance officer, Western Air Defense Sector, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. and Maj. James Powell, strategy plans team, Strategy Division, 601st Air Operations Center (601 AOC) discuss upcoming exercise Blue Flag 21-1 goals. Exercise Blue Flag 21-1 ran from May 10-14 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., 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)