People meeting people

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    Colonel Ross P. Dickinson 'Shock' explains his future roll in the 107th FS as squadron commander as the squadron transitions to the A-10. [Photo by Jonathan Somerville]
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    Colonel Ross P. Dickinson 'Shock' tells his story of how he joined the ANG and became an F-16 pilot back in the day when the F-16 was new to the 107th FS. 'Shock' received his call sign when he accidentally broke the sound barrier when he should not have. [Photo by Jonathan Somerville]
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    MSgt. Robert (Jeffery) Sudberry operates the boom out the back of a KC-135 over Lake Huron on September 11th, 2008. [Photo by Jonathan Somerville]
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    Air Attache officers representing 24 countries visited Homestead ARB to learn the roles the Air Force plays with combatant commands and homeland security on October 21st, 2008. Here seen posing for a group photo in front of F-16D block 30 #86-0053 from the 93rd FS. The Washington D.C., delegation received mission briefings from the 482nd FW and U.S. Southern Command. [USAF photo by Tim Norton]
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    Crew group shot from the 26th Aggressor Squadron which never did in the end activate with the F-16. The F-16 is a C-model serial #88-0403. This photo would be from the summer of 1990. [Photo courtesy by Matt Marshburn]
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    Colonel Joseph T. Guastella, 20th FW commander, receives command of the 20th FW from Lieutenant General Gary North, 9th AF commander, during a Change of Command cermony on October 29th, 2008. Colonel Guastella assumed command of the 20th FW replacing Colonel James Post. [USAF photo by SrA. Matthew Davis]
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    The 20th FW unveils Colonel Joseph T. Guastella, Jr., Commanders F-16. Col. Guastella assumed command of the 20 FW on October 29th, 2008 from former Commander Col. James N. Post III. [USAF photo by SSgt. Patrick Mitchell]
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    SrA. Eligio Batiz (left) a crew chief, and Capt. Ernest Bio, an F-16 pilot, both assigned to the 177th FW, prepare to conduct pre-flight inspection of F-16C block 30 #85-1436 in Egg Harbor Township on July 17th, 2008. [USAF photo by MSgt. Andrew Moseley]
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    TSgt. Rick Bain attaches a freshly-painted tailflash to F-16C block 42 #88-0520, the 162nd FW commander's F-16 on the flightline on November 1st, 2008. The panel features the unit mascot 'El Tigre', a jaguar native to the Sonoran desert. The roaring 'tigre' was painted by SSgt. Aaron Roop, a structural maintainer, and designed by SrA. Jonathan Rojas, a graphic artist assigned to the wing public affairs office. [Arizona ANG photo by SrA. Sarah Elliott]
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    Four F-16 pilots were honored on November 3rd, 2008 after being presented the Mackay Trophy. The award honors the 'most meritorious flight of the year'. Pictured with the trophy are Capt. Kristopher W. Struve (left), Capt. Lawrence T. Sullivan, Col. Charles L. Moore and Lt. Col. Stephen C. Williams. [USAF photo by Michael J. Pausic]
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    No. 14 Squadron of the Pakistan Air Force in the 90s. [Photo by PAF Falcons]
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    MSgt. Daniel Richardson of the 332nd EFW, Balad AB looks on as maintenance crews prepare F-16C block 30 #87-0288 from the 176th FS for a mission on February 24th, 2008. Wisconsin ANG personnel from the 115th FW were deployed here in support of OIF. [USAF photo by SSgt. Katherine Kane]
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    Lt. Col. Michael Hastriter, 501st Aircraft Sustainment Squadron commander (right), watches as Brig. Gen. Stephen Hoog, USAF Warfare Center commander (left), receives an F-16 log book from Greg Hoffman, 573rd Maintenance Squadron Director (center), symbolizing the official handing over of the last block 52 F-16C for the USAF Thunderbirds Aerial Demonstration Team during a ceremony on November 17th at Hill AFB. [USAF photo by Alex Lloyd]
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    Colonel 'TJ' Jackman doing his final preflight on USAF F-16C block 25 #83-1165 before launching on November 14th. Colonel Jackman was also flying the jet when it achieved its 7,000 hrs flight hours, the most by a single seat F-16. [Photo by Philippe Colin]
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    Colonel Jackman is ready to fly F-16C block 25 #83-1165 'Lethal Lady' for its last official flight on November 14th, 2008. [Photo by Philippe Colin]