Lt. Col. David Thirtyacre, USAF Warfare Center Deputy A3 (third from left), flew an F-16 sortie with Brig. Gen. Stephen L. Hoog, USAF Warfare Center commander (far right), along with wingmen Col. Michael Schwamm, National Guard Bureau advisor (far left), and Squadron Leader Justin Helleiwell, 422nd TES UK exchange officer (second from left). The sortie took Lt. Col Thirtyacre over the 3,000-flying-hour mark in the F-16. [USAF photo by SrA. Jason Huddleston]
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