People meeting people

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    Maj. Matthew Eldredge, 555th FS pilot, prepares to disembark F-16C block 40 #89-2137 at Bagram Air Field on April 27th, 2015. Members of the Triple Nickel are deployed in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and Resolute Support and are in theater to replace the 4th FS from Hill AFB. [USAF photo by SSgt. Whitney Amstutz]
  • 140FW
    Two Redeyes welcome home members of the 140th the proper way, with a few sneakpasses behind the 767. [Photo by Anthony Cornelius]
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    Family's greeted members of the 140th just seconds after they landed at Buckley. [Photo by Anthony Cornelius]
  • 140FW_002
    The final Redeye brings his jet to rest in his parking spot at Buckley AFB, with this marks the end of the deployment. [Photo by Anthony Cornelius]
  • 140FW_003
    Emotions fill the air as the pilots are instantly greeted after stepping out of their F-16 aircraft. [Photo by Anthony Cornelius]
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    Brig. Gen. Mark D. Kelly, 455th AEW commander, CMSgt. Jeffery Brown, 455th AEW command chief, and Airmen assigned to the 455th AEW pose for a photo beside F-16C block 40 #89-2137 from the 510 FS as part of the '1000s of Hands' project at Bagram Air Field on May 21st, 2015. The project highlights the contributions of 455th AEW Airmen who bring decisive airpower to support NATO's Resolute Support mission and Operation Freedom's Sentinel. [USAF photo by TSgt. Joseph Swafford]
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    Retired USAF Wild Weasel personnel pose for a photo with present Wild Weasels in front of the newly unveiled 20th FW flagship F-16C block 50 #92-3920 at Shaw AFB on June 5th, 2015. The was recently painted with a Wild Weasel scheme on the tail for the 50th anniversary of the Wild Weasels. [USAF photo by SrA. Jonathan Bass]
  • 555FS
    Brig. Gen. Mark D. Kelly (center), 455th AEW commander, poses for a photo with Airmen from the 455th EAMXS and the 555th EFS in front of F-16C block 40 #90-0772 he flew his final flight as the 455th AEW Commander at Bagram Airfield on June 28th, 2015. 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. [USAF photo by TSgt. Joseph Swafford]
  • 9AF
    Maj. Gen. H.D. Polumbo Jr., Ninth Air Force commander, jokes with the pilots who accompanied him on his final flight at Shaw AFB on June 26th, 2015. The final flight, also known as the fini-flight, is a ceremonial flight for pilots to bid the departing Airman farewell. [USAF photo by SrA. Diana M. Cossaboom]
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    Maj. Gen. H. D. Polumbo Jr., Ninth Air Force commander, SSgt. Nathaniel Hall, 55th AMU dedicated crew chief and A1C. Jamie Ince, 55th AMU assistant dedicated crew chief, gather for a photo before Polumbo’s final flight at Shaw AFB on June 26th, 2015. Polumbo showed appreciation for the tactical aircraft maintainers assigned to his F-16CM by presenting them his commander’s coin for excellence after his flight. [USAF photo by SrA. Diana M. Cossaboom]
  • Rocket
    Capt. Craig 'Rocket' Baker waves to the rest of the team and gets pumped up before the Friday practice demo. [Photo by Anthony Cornelius]
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    Lt. Col. Michael Meyer, 421st EFS commander, deployed from Hill AFB, performs pre-flight checks on an F-16 at Bagram Air Field on October 30th, 2015. [USAF photo by TSgt. Joseph Swafford]