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20th EMS repaints Viper Demo Team F-16 "Venom"

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  • By Airman 1st Class Erin Stanley
  • 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William Smith (left), 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron (EMS) aircraft structural maintenance journeyman, and U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Mason Frederick (right), 20th EMS aircraft structural maintenance apprentice, prime the tail fin during a routine painting of the Viper Demonstration Team F-16C Fighting Falcon, known as “Venom,” at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jan. 30, 2023. 20th EMS Airmen ensure important aircraft components are preserved as well as maintain the signature physical appearance of the aircraft ahead of the 2023 airshow season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erin Stanley)