PAR teams respond during Vigilant Defense 24

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  • By Airman 1st Class Chase Verzaal, Staff Sgt. Aubree Owens
  • 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 51st Fighter Wing conduct a par sweep during Vigilant Defense 24 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 31, 2023. As the most forward deployed permanently based wing in the Air Force, the 51st Fighter Wing is charged with providing mission-ready Airmen to execute combat operations and receive follow-on forces. VD24 is a routine training event that tests the military capabilities across the peninsula, allowing combined and joint training at both the operational and tactical levels.