People meeting people

  • Jordan
    TSgt. Byron K. Coulter (right) records the scramble competition event between the Colorado ANG and the RJAF. The Scramble tests the pilots and their crew chiefs in their ability to launch aircraft in a simulated quick response scenario during Eager Lion. [USAF photo by SMSgt. John P. Rohrer]
  • Jordan
    The Prince of Jordan, HRH Feisal bin Hussein (center with beret), poses with members from the Colorado and Jordan armed forces during an Eager Lion munitions loading event at a training base in Northern Jordan. [USAF photo by SMSgt. John P. Rohrer]
  • 93FS
    Maj. Robin Lytle, 93rd FS F-16 pilot and chief of scheduling, began his career as a weapons loader at Bergstrom AFB in 1989. [USAF photo by SrA. Jaimi Upthegrove]
  • 93FS
    Maj. Robin Lytle, 93rd FS F-16 pilot and chief of scheduling, climbs into the cockpit of an F-16 at Homestead AFB on May 9th, 2013. Lytle began his career as a weapons loader at Bergstrom AFB in 1989. [USAF photo by SrA. Jaimi Upthegrove]
  • 92-3898
    1st Lt. Michelle Hamland, 13th FS, parks F-16C block 50 #92-3893 following a training mission with F-15Js of the JASDF at Chitose AB on July 9th, 2013. [USAF photo by SrA. Derek VanHorn]
  • HMCS
    Maj. Robert Lytle, 93rd FS director of scheduling and F-16 pilot, tests the Helmet Mounted Integrated Targeting unit at Homestead ARB on July 17th, 2013. HMIT, currently being fielded at Homestead ARB, is an avionics system that gives the pilot the ability to cue a weapon against a target simply by looking at it anywhere in the cockpit. [USAF photo by Ross Tweten]
  • 152FS
    SSgt. Rick Akers, 152nd FS crew chief, kneels on the flightline on August 22nd, 2013 at Mountain Home AFB. The Arizona ANG came here to utilize the available runway space in order to train students on the F-16. [USAF photo by SrA. Benjamin Sutton]
  • 84-1315
    See here is Capt. Steve Kid Vihlen standing in front of USAF F-16C block 25 #84-1315 from the 496th TFS with 'In The Mood' nose art visible. [USAF photo]
  • 56TS
    Maj. Adam Thornton, 56th Training Squadron instructor pilot, stands next to an F-16 at Aviano AB. Thornton deployed to Aviano in support of Operation Unified Protector where he received an Air Medal for acts above and beyond the call of duty. [USAF photo]
  • 57AMXS
    A1C. Jonathon Sitsis, 57th AMXS Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief and Maj. Scott Jewell, 64th AGRS pilot, perform a pre-flight inspection on the F-16 during Red Flag 14-1 on February 6th, 2014 at Nellis AFB. [USAF photo by Lorenz Crespo]
  • 85-1556
    Lt. Col. Scott Walker, F-16 pilot, prepares to take-off from Bagram AB in F-16C block 30 #85-1556 from the 457th FS on February 18th, 2014. Walker is the 495th FG Detachment 93 commander from Homestead AFB. [USAF photo by SrA. Kayla Newman]
  • RSAF
    Gen. Hawk Carlisle (left), PACAF commander, and Maj. Gen. Hoo Cher Mou, RSAF chief of air forces, shake hands after unveiling two newly-painted F-16 tail flashes following the Peace Carvin II Parade on December 11th, 2013. The painted tail flashes commemorate the 20th anniversary of the RSAF partnering with Luke AFB in training fighter pilots. [USAF photo by SSgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.]
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    Leadership from the USAF and RSAF pose for a group photo in front of two F-16s with newly painted tail flashes on December 11th, 2013 at Luke AFB during the Peace Carvin II Parade. The event commemorated the RSAF’s 20 years of partnership with the USAF at Luke AFB. [USAF photo by SSgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.]
  • TopHat
    The Top Hats graduated three captains and 11 first lieutenants in a ceremony on March 21st, 2014. They are from left: 1st Lt. Michael Walker, Capt. Shay Brantigan, 1st Lts. Elias Hildreth, Kyle Moses, John Nowakowski, Lantz Casey, and Justin Guinther; Capt. Jason Markzon, 1st Lt. John Smith, Capt. Brian Mueller, 1st Lts. Matt Lavigne, Michael Shaw, Nick Lockhart and Paul Sitler. [USAF photo by SrA. Jason Colbert]
  • Captain-Mariam Hassan-Salem-Al Mansouri-UAE
    Captain Mariam Hassan Salem Al Mansouri has become the first Emirati female pilot to serve in the UAE Air Force and may very well be the first Gulf woman to enjoy the title. She is 35 and flies the F-16 block 60 aircraft as a squadron commander. [UAEAF photo]