Ready for the skies ahead
A C-130 Hercules operated by the 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois National Guard, is readied on the flightline to transport Airmen and equipment to Germany for exercise Air Defender 2023, May 29, 2023, in Peoria, Ill. Exercise AD23 integrates U.S. and allied airpower to defend shared values while leveraging and strengthening vital partnerships to deter aggression worldwide. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Paul Helmig)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Paul Helmig |  VIRIN: 230529-Z-QB509-9036.JPG