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Operational Readiness Exercise
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ronald Batchelor,20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons crew member, stands by while crew chiefs prep an F-16 Fighting Falcon to be launched during an Operational Readiness Exercise, Jan. 31, 2012, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. The ORE evaluated the 20th Fighter Wing's ability to meet wartime and contingency tasks. During this particular exercise, 'Gambler AMU' personnel prepped and launched several F-16s to challenge and enhance their wartime capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kenny Holston/Released)
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ORE challenges Shaw Airmen

Posted 2/1/2012   Updated 2/3/2012 Email story   Print story


by 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

2/1/2012 - SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Airmen assigned to the 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron participated in an Operational Readiness Exercise Jan. 31 her.
Maintainers and crew chiefs with the 'Gambler AMU' prepped and launched F-16 Fighting Falcon jets, challenging their quickness and accuracy. The ORE is designed to test Airmen's ability to meet wartime and contingency tasks.

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