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F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

A 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airman directs the loading of a bomb onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 2 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

A 55th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., roars down the Eglin AFB Fla., runway for a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

Capt. Zoe Kotnik, 55th Fighter Squadron from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., clips on her mask in her F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

A 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airman from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., marshals out his F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

A 55th Fighter Squadron pilot from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., makes notes in his F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., perform preflight checks on their F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

A 55th Fighter Squadron pilot and crew chief from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., discuss their F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

A 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainer from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., performs preflight checks on his F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017

A 55th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 2. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017
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Capt. Scott Mayo, a 55th Fighter Squadron pilot from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., checks the bomb load on his F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

F-16 WSEP Nov 2017
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Capt. Zoe Kotnik, 55th Fighter Squadron from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., performs preflight checks on her F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a Combat Hammer sortie Nov. 2, at Eglin AFB, Fla. A-10s, F-16s, F-22s and MQ-9s visited the base to participate in the 53rd Wing exercise. The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron’s Combat Hammer is a weapons system evaluation program for air-to-ground munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)