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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]
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    JASDF 1st Lt. Kazuhiro Ota prepares for an F-16 training mission from the 162nd FW flightline at Tucson IAP on February 22nd, 2012. Ota and two other Japanese pilots currently in training here are set to graduate from the Air Guard’s international F-16 school house this Autumn. [USAF photo by MSgt. Dave Neve]
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    Capt. Joshua Boudreaux, 31st OSS, inspects an F-16 before a training flight on July 2nd, 2012 at Aviano AB. Boudreaux was selected for a 2 year tour as part of the Thunderbirds. [USAF photo by A1C. Briana Jones]
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    Members of the Iceman Team render a salute to Brig. Gen. James N. Post III, 354th FW commander, as he taxis down the flight line upon completion of his final flight on July 12th, 2012 at Eielson AFB. [USAF photo by A1C. Zachary Perras]
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    Brig. Gen. James N. Post III, 354th FW commander, taxis through an archway of water upon completion of his final flight on July 12th at Eielson AFB. The final flight is an aviation tradition in which aircrew members, upon completion of their last flight with the wing, or 'fini flight,' are met and hosed down with water by their squadron comrades, family and friends. [USAF photo by A1C. Zachary Perras]
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    Maj. Ian 'Chester' Toogood climbs out of his jet after returning from a mission over Afghanistan on August 5th, 2012. Members of the 169th FW at McEntire JNGB are deployed to KAF in support of OEF. [USAF photo TSgt. Stephen Hudson]
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    Col. Kurt J. Gallegos, 301st OG Commander, taxies to the runway to begin the flight where he will achieve the milestone goal of flying more than 4000 hours in an F-16 on August 8th, 2012. [USAF photo by SrA. Melissa Harvey]
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    Lt. Col. Walter 'Paps' Meares, a pilot with the 157th FS at McEntire JNGB, returns home in F-16C block 52 #92-3902 after a 4 month AEF deployment at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on August 21st, 2012. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Watson]
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    Col. Andrew MacDonald helps Iraqi air force Brig. Gen. Abdulhussein Lafta Ali Ali buckle into an F-16D before an orientation flight at Tucson IAP on August 30th, 2012. MacDonald is the 162nd Operations Group commander. Abdulhussein, with a delegation of senior Iraqi officers, visited the international F-16 training wing where Iraqi pilots are learning to fly the multirole fighter. (USAF photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)
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    Col. Andrew MacDonald shows Iraqi air force Brig. Gen. Abdulhussein Lafta Ali Ali how to pre-flight an F-16D before an orientation flight at Tucson IAP on August 30th, 2012. MacDonald is the 162nd Operations Group commander. Abdulhussein, with a delegation of senior Iraqi officers, visited the international F-16 training wing where Iraqi pilots are learning to fly the multirole fighter. (USAF photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)
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    Maj. Frank Bricel, 69th FS assistant director of operations, prepares to exit his aircraft on August 31st, 2012 after crossing his 3,000 flying hour mark in an F-16 at Luke AFB. Bricel has been flying for 18 years. [USAF photo by SSgt. Darlene Seltmann]
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    The 308th FS graduates 18 pilots today from Class 12-AGB. From left: Capts. Jessa Charron, Justin Stimets and Sean Corrigan; 1st Lts. Kyle Davis, Matt Martenson, David Leedom, Wes Spurling, Sean Churchill and Tim Six; Capt. Patrick Stewart; 1st Lt. Bryan Mussler; Capt. Josh Kitchen; 1st Lts. Houston Pye, Phillip Wilson and Michelle Hamland; Capt. Paul Fulkerson; and 1st Lts. Evan Farren and Roy Poor. [USAF photo by Mandi Davis]