1st Lt. Andrew Lehman, a fighter pilot assigned to the 157th EFS, prepares to fly his first combat sortie in F-16C block 52 #92-3914 on April 19th, 2012 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. [USAF photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook]
First Lt. Andrew Lehman, a fighter pilot assigned to the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, prepares to fly his first combat sortie April 20, 2012. First Lt. Lehman is deployed from the 157th Fighter Squadron at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Swamp Fox F-16s, pilots, and support personnel began their air expeditionary force deployment early April to take over flying missions for the air tasking order and provide close air support for troops on the ground in Afghanistan.