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    Col. David Walker, 31st OG and Thracian Star 2012 detachment commander, and Capt. Petar Milkov, Bulgarian air force MiG-29 pilot, prepare to fly in F-16D block 40 #90-0800 on April 19th, 2012, at Graf Ignatievo AFB. [USAF photo by SrA. Katherine Windish]
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    1st Lt. Andrew Lehman, a fighter pilot assigned to the 157th EFS, prepares to fly his first combat sortie in F-16C block 52 #92-3914 on April 19th, 2012 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
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    1st Lt. Andrew Lehman, a fighter pilot assigned to the 157th EFS, stops in F-16C block 52 #92-3914 at the end of the runway for final maintenance checks before he takes off for his first combat sortie on April 19th, 2012 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
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    1st Lt. Andrew Lehman, a fighter pilot assigned to the 157th EFS at Kandahar Airfield, prepares to fly his first combat sortie on April 20th, 2012. Lehman is deployed from the 157th FS at McEntire JNGB in support of OEF. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
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    The 310th FS graduates pilots of class Class 11-EBG: From left: 1st Lt. Nick Grieco, Capt. Jordan Wilkie, 1st Lt. Nick DeWulf, 1st Lt. Jeff Randolph, 1st Lt. Mike Kracht, 1st Lt. Wesley Tubman, 1st Lt. Jarred Epstein, Capt. Chris Charron, 1st Lt. Justin Lee, 1st Lt. Matt Dickson, 1st Lt. Zach Shapiro, 1st Lt. Robbie Glenn, 1st Lt. Taylor Tally, Capt. Christopher Campbell, 1st Lt. Josh Reddis. [Courtesy photo]
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    Lt. Col. Scott Bridgers, a pilot assigned to the 157th EFS at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, returns to the flight line after flying a mission and reaching his 4,000th F-16 flying hour on June 1st, 2012. Lt. Col. Bridgers deployed from the 157th FS at McEntire JNGB. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
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    Capt. Justin Puro and Lt.Col. Scott Bridgers, pilots assigned to the 157th EFS at Kandahar Airfield, shake hands after landing F-16s from a mission on June 1st, 2012. Lt. Col. Bridgers reached his 4,000th flying hour during the mission. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
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    SSgt. Leonard Gajewski, a crew chief assigned to the 451st EAMXS at Kandahar Airfield conducts pre-flight checks on F-16C block 52 #93-0533 as Captain Jerrod Sonderman, assigned to the 157th EFS, prepares to launch for a mission on May 29th, 2012. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
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    USAF Capt. Matt Feeman, a 55th FS instructor pilot, and SSgt. Jeremy Hadzick, a 55th FS Dedicated Crew Chief, look over documents to prepare an F-16 for takeoff at Shaw AFB on June 12th, 2012. Feeman is the Air Combat Command instructor pilot of the year. [USAF photo by A1C. Hunter Bardy]
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    Lt. Col. Scott Bridgers, a fighter pilot assigned to the 157th EFS at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan returns to the flight line after flying a mission and reaching his 4,000th F-16 flying hour on June 1st, 2012. Lt. Col. Bridgers is the third fighter pilot to have achieved that level of flying from McEntire JNGB. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
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    Maj. John Caldwell, of the 85th TES, was recently awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his combat aviation efforts in Afghanistan in 2011. Established by Congress on July 2nd, 1926 the Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to members of any branch of service and to members of the armed forces of friendly nations. [USAF photo by Samuel King Jr.]
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    Col. David 'Oscar' Meyer, deputy operations group commander for the 451st EOG at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan exits his F-16 on the ramp at Kandahar after completing his 4,000th hour in the F-16 on July 7th, 2012. [USAF photo by TSgt. Stephen Hudson]