Columbus AFB provides aerial support for joint, multi-national exercise
A 49th Fighter Squadron pilot conducts prepares to taxi in a T-38 Talon, Feb. 7, 2020, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The pilot was a participant in exercise Southern Strike. More than 2,000 participants from the United States, Bulgaria, Uzbekistan and the Netherlands participated in 2020 to ensure the maintenance of joint combat readiness, building of international relationships, strengthening of interoperability among the branches of service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Davis Donaldson)