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Drones launch in support of Checkered Flag 20-1

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Airman 1st Class Treyzhaun, left, Senior Airman Ryan Breton, center, and A1C Jose Gallardo, right, 325th Operations Support Squadron, air traffic controllers, communicate with inbound and outbound pilots trafficking the runway in support of exercise Checkered Flag 20-1 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 13, 2019. Checkered Flag is a large-scale exercise involving multiple military partners and installations, designed to focus on training and evaluating fourth and fifth-generation fighter aircraft, pilots and maintainers. In conduction with the exercise, air-to-air and air-to-ground combat operations are tested and recorded to provide data on best practices and ensuring future mission successes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)