Vigilant Ace 16: New kind of exercise
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Barry Cornish, 18th Wing commander, meets with Republic of Korea Air Force Brig. Gen. Junsik Kim, 1st Fighter Wing commander, about Kadena’s role and mission impact during exercise Vigilant Ace 16 Nov. 5, 2015, at Gwangju Air Base, Republic of Korea. Vigilant Ace is a regularly scheduled exercise meant to increase familiarity between the ROKAF and U.S. militaries. As the ‘Keystone’ of the Pacific, Kadena’s Airmen help ensure peace, security and stability in the Northeast Asia region.