726th ACS exercise
MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- Lt. Col. Bryan Gates, 726th Air Control Squadron commander, walks to the lead vehicle in the convoy leaving Mountain Home Air Force Base for a week-long training exercise in Wendover, Utah, May 8. The 726th ACS tackles a wide-spread mission including enemy surveillance and identification, weapons control, joint and combined data-link connectivity, and battle management of offensive and defensive air activities. The squadron is made up of 27 different Air Force career fields, making it self-sustaining and able to deploy and fully operate without external support or help. (U.S. Air Force photo\Airman 1st Class Debbie Lockhart)

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