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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Hoglund, 20th Fighter Wing command chief, left, speaks with 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron (EMS) conventional maintenance flight Airmen during a visit to their shop at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., July 10, 2018. Munitions Airmen support pilot training
High above their various training grounds, 20th Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots navigate the skies in simulated battle, deploying munitions, such as inert bombs, and using their M61A1 Vulcan 20 mm rotary cannons to strike targets.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cayce Kaminski, 20th Component Maintenance Squadron (CMS) electrical and environmental systems specialist, performs accountability at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 22, 2018. E&E flips the switch
The 20th Component Maintenance Squadron electrical and engineering section is responsible for ensuring F-16CM Fighting Falcon systems are functioning properly.
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F-16CM Fighting Falcons are multi-role fighter aircraft used by 20th Fighter Wing pilots assigned at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Wild Weasels train for next fight
As Air Force pilots navigate hostile skies at break-neck speeds overseas, they must rely on their past experiences and home station training to fight opposing forces and survive.
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Benjamin Shipley, 55th Fighter Squadron F-16CM Fighting Falcon pilot, prepares for flight atop his aircraft at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 16, 2017. Shooters launch first Rapid Ready Weasel exercise
On a cold autumn morning, F-16CM Fighting Falcon maintainers scramble to put on gas masks and look over their wingmen for potential leaks in mission oriented protective posture gear, which could compromise the clothing’s ability to deter the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats.
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