67th Fighter Squadron ‘Fighting Cocks’ take to the sky for Cope North 17

By Senior Airman John Linzmeier, 18th Wing Public Affairs / Published February 20, 2017

U.S. Air Force Capt. Lance Coldren, 67th Fighter Squadron F-15 Eagle pilot, dons aircrew flight equipment during annual exercise Cope North Feb. 20, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 67th FS, from Kadena Air Base, Japan, is conducting a series of flight operations with other units from U.S. Pacific Command, Japan and Australian air forces to increase interoperability and readiness within the theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier/released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Lance Coldren, 67th Fighter Squadron F-15 Eagle pilot, conducts a pre-flight inspection during annual exercise Cope North Feb. 20, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Cope North provides opportunities for aviators from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force to practice combat scenarios in a controlled environment to improve tactics and cohesion among allied units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier/released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Lance Coldren, 67th Fighter Squadron F-15 Eagle pilot, secures his oxygen mask in preparation for a flight during annual exercise Cope North Feb. 20, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Cope North is an annual exercise which serves as a keystone event to promote stability and security throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific by enabling regional forces to hone vital readiness skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier/released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dennis Hatcher, 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, salutes an F-15 Eagle pilot from the 67th Fighter Squadron during annual exercise Cope North Feb. 20, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Aircraft from the 67th FS, and various units from Kadena Air Base, Japan, are training with other Pacific Air Force units and partners from the U.S. Navy and Japan and Australian air forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier/released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dennis Hatcher, 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, marshals an F-15 Eagle, from the 67th Fighter Squadron, to the flightline during annual exercise Cope North Feb. 20, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Cope North is an annual exercise which serves as a keystone event to promote stability and security throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific by enabling regional forces to hone vital readiness skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier/released)

U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagles from the 67th Fighter Squadron taxi down the flightline Feb. 20, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft temporarily relocated to Guam to train and conduct simulated combat scenarios with regional allies and partners. Cope North is an annual exercise which serves as a keystone event to promote stability and security throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific by enabling regional forces to hone vital readiness skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier/released)

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