People meeting people

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    Capt. Tyler Brummer, 480th FS F-16 pilot, stands next to an F-16 on October 3rd, 2017. Capt. Brummer is the 2017 USAFE Fighter Aviator of the Year. [USAF photo by SSgt. Jonathan Snyder]
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    SrA. Christopher Caruso, a 555th EAMU avionics technician, positions a sniper pod stand near an F-16 at Bagram field on September 9th, 2017. The stand allows maintainers to test the sniper pod without having to mount it to the aircraft. [USAF photo by SSgt. Benjamin Gonsier]
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    SrA. Andrew Chojnacki (left) and TSgt. Laura Valentstein, both 176th FS F-110 jet engine mechanics perform a final engine inspection at Misawa AB on October 12th, 2017. The guardsmen deployed to Kunsan AB under the USAF’s Theater Security Package but traveled to Misawa AB to fix engines used by their unit as well as engines belonging to Misawa, Osan and Kunsan Air Bases. [USAF photo by A1C. Sadie]
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    2nd Lt. Taylor O’Neil, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences medical student, poses in front of F-16D #89-2162 prior to take off at Holloman AFB on July 28th, 2017. Members from the 54th FG hosted USU medical students during the summer operational experience program, which is for first-year medical students transitioning to their second year of medical school. Future flight surgeon hopefuls were given familiarization flights as part of an inside look into what pilots go through in order to better provide care for pilots. [USAF photo by SrA. Chase Cannon]
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    'Mach' (center), a 77th EFS F-16 pilot, poses for a photo with members from the 77th EFS on February 28th, 2018 at Bagram IAP. 'Mach' received a 'Double Down' welcome from the 'Gamblers' as he surpassed the 1,000 combat-hour milestone in the F-16. [USAF photo by SSgt. Divine Cox]
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    'Mach', a 77th EFS F-16 pilot, signals from his aircraft prior to taking off on February 28th, 2018 at Bagram IAP. Reaching the 1000 hour mark as a fighter pilot represents a significant career accomplishment. Even more so for 'Mach' because all of his combat hours were flown with the 77th EFS and no other pilot has ever done that. [USAF photo by SSgt. Divine Cox]
  • 158FW
    USAF aircraft maintainers assigned to the 158th FW, pose in front of the tail of F-16C # 86-0328 during a phase inspection at the Vermont ANGB on August 1st, 2018. Aircraft 328 was the last F-16 to undergo a phase inspection as the unit transitions to the F-35 Lightning II in the fall of 2019. [USAF photo by 2nd Lt. Chelsea Clark]
  • 157FS
    Capt. Samuel Harms, 157th EFS pilot, prepares to park F-16C block 52 #92-3922 on July 16th, 2018. More than 300 Airmen from the 169th FW of the SCANG recently deployed to the 407th AEG in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.[USAF photo by SSgt. Dana J. Cable]
  • 179FS
    Lt. Col. Nathan Aysta, 179th EFS commander, waves goodbye prior to takeoff in F-16C block 50 #91-0420 on July 19th, 2018. The 179th EFS is returning to the 148th FW in Duluth after a nearly four-month deployment to the 407th AEG in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Since April the 179th EFS F-16s flew more than 600 combat sorties and nearly 3,500 hours. [USAF photo by SSgt. Dana J. Cable]
  • Meek
    Lt. Col. Bryan 'Jaws' Meek, 179th EFS chief of weapons and tactics, poses for a photo after returning from a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve on April 27th, 2018. During the flight Meek reached 2,000 flying hours in the F-16. Meek is deployed from the Texas ANG located at Kelly Field IAP. [USAF photo by SSgt. Dana J. Cable]
  • 480
    Lt. Col. Michael Richard, 480th FS commander, poses for a portrait in front of an F-16 at Kallax AB, Sweden on October 31st, 2018. Richard surpassed 2,000 flying hours this month in the airspace around Spangdahlem AB. [USAF photo by SSgt. Jonathan Snyder]
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    Lt. Col. Michael Richard, 480th FS commander, poses for a portrait in front of an F-16 at Kallax AB, Sweden on October 31st, 2018. Richard surpassed 2,000 flying hours this month in the airspace around Spangdahlem AB. [USAF photo by SSgt. Jonathan Snyder]