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  • 180FW
    Captain Jerad Ames, F-16 pilot assigned to the 180 FW, Ohio ANG, exits a jet after his landing as crew chiefs start a process of checking the jet for mechanical issues and preparing for the next flight, known as recovery, at MacDill AFB, on January 31st, 2017. The 180th brought their F-16s, maintainers, pilots and operations specialists for a two-week training exercise at MacDill, which included basic fight maneuvers against F-18 Hornets from the Canadian 425th TFS. [ANG photo by TSgt. Nic Kuetemeyer]
  • Demo
    (From left) SSgt. Dominic Dizes, F-16 Viper Demonstration Team dedicated crew chief, Capt. John Waters, F-16 pilot, and SrA. Adam Armstrong, dedicated crew chief, walk out to their aircraft for a 9th AF certification flight at Shaw AFB on January 20th, 2017. [USAF photo by SrA. Michael Cossaboom]
  • 9AF
    Gen. Hawk Carlisle (center), commander of ACC, and Maj. Gen. Thomas Deale, ACC A3, congratulate Capt. John 'Rain' Waters, on certifying as the pilot for the 2017-18 F-16 Viper demonstration team on February 1st, 2017 at Langley AFB. Carlisle, as COMACC, was Water's final level of certification and named him as a demo pilot immediatley after the flight. [USAF photo by Emerald Ralston]
  • Everman
    Col. Bradford Everman, OG Commander of the 177th FW of the New Jersey ANG, prepares to shut down the engine of F-16C block 30 #87-0226 at the Atlantic City ANGB after a flight which placed him over the 3,000 hour mark in the 'Fighting Falcon' on February 16th, 2017. [USAF photo by MSgt. Andrew J. Moseley]
  • Everman_001
    Col. Bradford Everman, OG Commander of the 177th FW of the New Jersey ANG, poses for a photo after receiving a fire hose wash down at the Atlantic City ANGB and wearing a new patch he earned after landing a flight which placed him over the 3,000 hour mark in the F-16 'Fighting Falcon' on February 16th, 2017. [USAF photo by MSgt. Andrew J. Moseley]
  • Romania_001
    Aircrew from the US and Romanian air forces discuss flight plans during the first air refueling training between the two countries on February 27th, 2017 in Bucharest. The crew from the 100th ARW from RAF Mildenhall travelled to Bucharest to train and certify the Romanian Air Force F-16 fleet on air refueling with a US tanker. [USAF photo by SSgt. Kate Thornton]
  • 114AMS
    114th Aircraft Maintenance crew chiefs perform launch procedures during a training mission on March 9th, 2017 at NAS Key West. The purpose of the deployment was to train with the US Navy and Canadian Air Force. This training serves as the culmination of the 175th FS air-to-air training. [USAF photo by Maj. Travis Schuring]
  • 79FS
    Lt. Col. Craig Andrle, 79th EFS commander, taxis after a combat sortie on March 20th, 2017 at Bagram airfield. [USAF photo by SSgt. Katherine Spessa]
  • 79FS_001
    Lt. Col. Craig Andrle, 79th EFS commander, climbs down from an F-16 as members of the 79th EFS wait to congratulate him on flying his 1,000th combat hour on March 20th, 2017 at Bagram airfield. Andrle reached the milestone while supporting the wing’s counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan. [USAF photo by SSgt. Katherine Spessa]
  • 79FS_002
    Lt. Col. Craig Andrle, 79th EFS commander, speaks to squadron members after flying his 1,000th combat hour on March 20th, 2017 at Bagram airfield. There are only four F-16 pilots, lieutenant colonel and below, currently serving in the Air Force who have reached 1,000 combat hours. [USAF photo by SSgt. Katherine Spessa]
  • 388TFW
    A ground crewman guides a 388th TFW F-16C onto the taxiway. The 388th TFW deployed to Saudi Arabia to take part in Operation Desert Shield. Mounted on the aircraft's left outboard wing pylon is an AN/ALQ-131 Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) pod; mounted on the side of the engine intake is a Low Altitude Navigation Targeting Infrared Night (LANTIRN) navigation pod. [USAF photo]
  • 4WS
    Members of the 4th Weapons Squadron load SUU-65/B tactical munitions dispensers onto an aircraft as they ready it for a mission during Operation Desert Shield. [USAF photo]