by Staff Sgt. Craig Cisek
51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
7/25/2012 - OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- F-16 Fighting Falcons launch during a combat sortie for operational readiness exercise Beverly Midnight 12-03 from Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 25, 2012. The exercise tests Osan Airmen's abilities during a heightened state of readiness while providing combat ready forces for close air support, air strike control, counter air, interdiction, theater airlift, and communications in the defense of the Republic of Korea. BM 12-03 is the first ORE following the Consolidated Unit Inspection in April.