Kicking off CrossTell 2018
An F-15A Eagle from the 142nd Fighter Wing in Portland, Ore. approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker to refuel during the Aerospace Control Alert CrossTell exercise July 24, 2018 over western Oregon. CrossTell is a three-day exercise involving multiple Air National Guard units, the Civil Air Patrol, and U.S. Coast Guard rotary-wing air intercept units to conduct training scenarios to replicate airborne intercepts designed to safely escort violators out of restricted airspace. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust)