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US, ROK go sky-high for friendship flight

Two jets fly together.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander and F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, and Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Do-Hyoung Kim, 38th Fighter Group commander and KF-16 pilot, fly together in formation over the Yellow Sea, June 29, 2021. Gallemore and Kim flew together, constituting the Seventh Air Force’s priority of strengthening the U.S. and R.O.K alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

Two jets fly together.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander and F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, and Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Do-Hyoung Kim, 38th Fighter Group commander and KF-16 pilot, fly together in formation over the Yellow Sea, June 29, 2021. Gallemore and Kim flew together, constituting the Seventh Air Force’s priority of strengthening the U.S. and R.O.K alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

Two jets fly together.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander and F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, and Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Do-Hyoung Kim, 38th Fighter Group commander and KF-16 pilot, fly together in formation over the Yellow Sea, June 29, 2021. Gallemore and Kim flew together, constituting the Seventh Air Force’s priority of strengthening the U.S. and R.O.K alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

A pilot flies a jet.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander, gives a ‘thumbs up’ while flying an F-16 Fighting Falcon over the Yellow Sea, June 29, 2021. Gallemore is the 61st wing commander at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, who previously served as the installation’s 80th Fighter Squadron commander in 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

Jets fly in the sky together.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander and F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, and two Republic of Korea Air Force KF-16 pilots, fly together in formation over the Yellow Sea, June 29, 2021. The pilots flew together, constituting the Seventh Air Force’s priority of strengthening the U.S. and R.O.K. alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

A jet flies in the sky.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander, flies an F-16 Fighting Falcon over Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 29, 2021. Gallemore is the 61st wing commander at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, who previously served as the installation’s 80th Fighter Squadron commander in 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander and F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, and Republic of Korea Air Force Col. Do-Hyoung Kim, 38th Fighter Group commander and KF-16 pilot, fly together in formation over the Yellow Sea, June 29, 2021. Gallemore and Kim flew together, constituting the Seventh Air Force’s priority of strengthening the U.S. and R.O.K alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)