Operation Enduring Freedom

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    F-16Cs assigned to the 157th EFS armed with AIM-120 AMRAAMs and AGM-88 HARMs taxi for takeoff at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia during OEF on March 15th, 2003. [USAF photo by SMSgt. Edward E. Snyder]
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    SSgt. Nesbitt & SrA. Ackerman, both assigned to the 157th EFS, conduct a preflight inspection of F-16C block 52 #93-0535 somewhere in Southwest Asia during OEF on March 15th, 2003. [USAF photo by SMSgt. Edward E. Snyder]
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    An unidentified USAF F-16C pPilot assigned to the 157th EFS checks an AIM-120 AMRAAM during the preflight inspection of his aircraft at a forward deployed location in Southwest Asia during OEF on March 15th, 2003. [USAF photo by SMSgt. Edward E. Snyder]
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    Maintenance airmen get ready for the aircrew's arrival at an F-16C from the 466th FS while at Al Udeid AB on April 24th, 2000. The F-16C is equipped with GBU-12 500-pound laser-guided munitions for strike missions into Afghanistan in support of OEF. [USAF photo by MSgt. Dave Nolan]
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    "MERRY X-MAS OSAMA!!!" is only one of the bomb graffiti messages on this GBU-31 JDAM on an F-16C from the 389th EFS during their OEF deployment from early November 2001 to early January 2002 to Al Udeid AB. [USAF photo]
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    Two USAF F-16C block 40s lead by #88-0452 from the 421st FS taxi at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on September 10th, 2009. [USAF photo by MSgt. Jerry Morrison]
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    USAF F-16C block 50s #97-0109 & #00-0223 from the 79th EFS, taxi in after landing on October 11th, 2009 at Bagram AB. [USAF photo by SrA. Felicia Juenke]
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    A1C. Elbert Thompson, an assistant dedicated crew chief from the 79th EFS, halts F-16C Block 50 #91-0368 from the 79th EFS in its designated parking spot after receiving an inspection on October 11th, 2009 at Bagram AB. [USAF photo by SrA. Felicia Juenke]
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    Capt Brandon Roth, an F-16 pilot from the 79th EFS, opens the canopy of F-16C block 50 #91-0368 to get out of the aircraft on October 11th, 2009 at Bagram AB. [USAF photo by SrA. Felicia Juenke]
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    A1C. Justin Montanez, 20th AMXS crew chief, salutes Capt. Paul Perry, 79th FS pilot flying F-16C block 50 #01-7052, during an early morning launch on October 7th, 2009. The 79th FS is the first fighter squadron from the 20th FW to deploy to Afghanistan. [USAF photo by SrA. Kathrine McDowell]
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    Shaw aircraft maintainers prepare F-16C block 50 #91-0368, the last 79th FS F-16 aircraft for an early morning launch on October 7th, 2009. The 79th is the first 20th FW fighter squadron to deploy to Afghanistan. [USAF photo by SrA. Kathrine McDowell]
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    A 79th FS pilot readies F-16C block 50 #00-0220 (marked 20 OG) for a cross-Atlantic ocean flight on October 7th, 2009 before journeying onward to a location in Afghanistan. [USAF photo by SrA. David Minor]