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Photograph of Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter Talking with a Medical Debriefing Team Prior to His Aurora 7 Flight

Japan Air Self Defense Force personnel observe as an 18th Tactical Fighter Wing F-15 Eagle pilot and ground crewman discuss post-flight maintenance procedures during a joint US/Japanese exercise

AIRMAN First Class Charles Bricen, 356th Tactical Fighter Squadron, conducts a post-flight inspection of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during exercise BOLD EAGLE '82

AIRMAN First Class Charles Bricen, 356th Tactical Fighter Squadron, conducts a post-flight inspection of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during exercise BOLD EAGLE '82

AIRMAN First Class Charles Bricen, 356th Tactical Fighter Squadron, conducts a post-flight inspection of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during exercise BOLD EAGLE '82

Aviation Electrician's Mate 1ST Class (AE1) Dennis Rivers performs a post-flight inspection of an H-46 Sea Knight helicopter

MAJ James Davies from the 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, performs a post-flight inspection of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise Coronet Wrangler

A left side view of A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft on the flight line as ground crewman perform post-flight maintenance and rearm them during Reforger-Crested Cap I

A right rear view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft as ground crewman perform post-flight maintenance and rearm it during Reforger-Crested Cap I

A view of the tail on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft as a ground crewman performs post-flight maintenance during Reforger-Crested Cap I

Pilots participate in a post-flight debriefing during Reforger-Crested Cap III

A member of the ground crew of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft makes a post-flight inspection during Exercise Quick Thrust '83-1

The crew of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft completes a post-flight inspection during Exercise Quick Thrust '83-1

A left front view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft at night, as a post-flight inspection takes place during Reforger-Crested Cap II

AIRMAN Troy Thomas does a post-flight inspection on the tail of an F-15 Eagle aircraft during Reforger-Crested Cap II

Left front view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft at night, as a post-flight inspection takes place during Reforger-Crested Cap II

Ground crewmen of the 363rd Tactical Fighter Wing perform a post-flight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during Exercise CORNET GAUNTLET '83

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) William Tucker, right, and Sergeant Gregory Chapman of the 363rd Tactical Fighter Wing, log information obtained from a post-flight inspection of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during Exercise CORNET GAUNTLET '83

Members of the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron perform a post-flight check on an OV-10 Bronco aircraft engine during Exercise TEAM SPIRIT '85

Ground crewmen from Marine PHOTO-Reconnaissance Squadron 3 (VMFP-3) perform post-flight maintenance on an RF-4B Phantom 11 aircraft after a mission during Reconnaissance Air Meet '86

SGT Barry Garvin of the 37th Aircraft Generation Squadron drills a bracket for a 37th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4G Phantom II "Wild Weasel" aircraft during post-flight maintenance

An aircraft maintenance technician consults a maintenance manual while conducting a post-flight inspection on a 132nd Tactical Fighter Wing, Iowa Air National Guard A-7D Corsair II aircraft during Exercise COPE NORTH 88-3

A mechanic with the 81st Tactical Fighter Wing conducts a post-flight inspection of one of his squadron's A-10A Thunderbolt aircraft during exercise Central Enterprise "89

The aircrew of an RF-4C Phantom II reconnaissance aircraft goes through post-flight checks following a mission on the first day of Operation Desert Storm

A ground crew performs post-flight maintenance on a KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft during Operation Desert Shield

An aviation ordnanceman from Fighter Squadron 74 (VF-74) describes a problem to a squadron maintenance chief petty officer as post-flight maintenance is conducted aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60) during Operation Desert Storm

CWO Michael P. Gerdin conducts a post-flight check of his CH-47 Chinook helicopter after returning from a mission. Troops from the U.S. and other coalition nations are in Silopi as part of Operation Provide Comfort, a multinational effort to aid Kurdish refugees in southern Turkey and northern Iraq

A crew chief from the 14th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa, Japan, does a post-flight check on an F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft during Cope Thunder North. The exercise tests aircrews' skills in strike, support, air defense and combat rescue roles. Units from the Canadian Forces, the U.S. Marine Corps, Alaska Air National Guard, Strategic Air Command and other Pacific Air Forces units are participating in the exercise.

A Strike Fighter Squadron 127 (VFA-127) F-5E Tiger II aircraft receives a post-flight inspection following an air combat maneuvers training session. The aircraft is painted in a camouflage paint scheme and exhibits the Iranian national insignia on its tail fin

Ground technicians perform post-flight maintenance on a Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 321 (VMFA-321) F/A-18A Hornet aircraft parked on the flight line. The reserve squadron is at Fallon for two weeks of active duty training at the Naval Air Warfare Center target complex

A Marine Cobra helicopter taxis down the runway in the background while air crew members from 110th Air National Guard, Battle Creek, Mich., perform a post-flight check on an A-10 Thunderbolt

STS075-303-003 - STS-075 - STS-75 crew post-flight activities

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STS075-303-010 - STS-075 - STS-75 crew post-flight activities

A loadmaster performs post-flight inspections on the front of a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 437th Air Wing

Members of the 336th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, perform post-flight operations on one of their F-15 Eagles on the flight line. The 336's members and aircraft are deployed to participate in the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise. (Duplicate image, see also DFSD9900842 or search 970417F2171A004)

STAFF Sergeant SSGT) Jim Harr, 336 Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (AFB), North Carolina, performs a post-flight check of an F-15 Eagle while it is parked on the Cannon AFB, New Mexico, flight line. SSGT Harr is deployed to Cannon AFB to participate in ROVING SANDS 97. ROVING SANDS is a joint service exercise designed to improve air defense capability

Members of the 336th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, perform post-flight operations on one of their F-15 Eagles on the flight line. The 336's members and aircraft are deployed to participate in the world's largest joint service, multi-nation tactical air operations exercise. (Duplicate image, see also DFSD9900840 or search 970417F2171A004)

British AIRMAN Apprentice Rebecca Webb conducts a post-flight safety inspection on a Royal Navy FA-2 Sea Harrier aboard the Invincible Class Aircraft carrier, HMS ILLUSTRIOUS (RO 6). The British vessel is operating in the Persian Gulf in support of the Southwest Asia build-up

US Air Force (USAF) personnel, 305th Aircraft Generation Squadron (AGS), 305th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), 514th AMW Air Force Reserve (AFRES), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), perform post-flight maintenance on their C-141B Starlifter after arriving at McChord AFB, Washington (WA), to participate in the week-long USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kayter, 305th Aircraft Generation Squadron (AGS), 305th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), 514th AMW Air Force Reserve (AFRES), McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ), perform post-flight maintenance on his C-141B Starlifter after arriving at McChord AFB, Washington (WA), to participate in the week-long USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition

US Air Force (USAF) Engine Mechanic STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) John Fennel and SSGT Jerrymar Copeland, 446th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA), remove an engine cover from their C-141B Starlifter aircraft in preparation for an inspection by Rodeo 98 Umpires during basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, WA

A US Air Force (USAF) 60th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA), Rodeo 98 Team member clears his C-5B GALAXY aircraft in preparation for the Rodeo 98 Umpires who are coming onboard to inspect the aircraft during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Glover, 60th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA), finishes the last minute paperwork before his unit conducts their C-5B Galaxy aircraft inspection during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA). (SUBSTANDARD)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire SENIOR MASTER Sergeant (SMSGT) Cremer, 632nd Air Mobility Support Squadron (AMSS), Elmendorf Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska (AK), visually checks cables and wires for any obvious discrepancies during the basic C-5B GALAXY aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Carlos Gonzalez, 60th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA), secures the stair lift in preparation for the inspection of his C-5B GALAXY aircraft during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire SENIOR MASTER Sergeant (SMSGT) Patassi, from the Inspector Generals (IG) office, Scott Air Force Base (AFB), Illinois (IL), begins the inspection of the engine fan blades during the post-flight maintenance competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

A US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire inspects a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft aerial refueling boom probe for any obvious discrepancies during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

A US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire uses a flashlight to check an engine for obvious discrepancies during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

A US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire inspects a C-141B Starlifter aircraft during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

A clean US Air Force (USAF) C-5B Galaxy aircraft awaits an inspection by Rodeo 98 Umpires during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

Two US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpires check the outside of a C-130 Hercules aircraft for obvious discrepancies during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire SENIOR MASTER Sergeant (SMSGT) Cremer, 632nd Air Mobility Support Squadron (AMSS), Elmendorf Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska (AK), does a final visual check for any obvious discrepancies during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpires, MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Frerichs and MSGT Stout, discuss debriefing write-ups after inspecting a C-141B Starlifter aircraft during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire SENIOR MASTER Sergeant (SMSGT) Cremer, 632nd Air Mobility Support Squadron (AMSS), Elmendorf Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska (AK), does a final visual check for any obvious discrepancies during the basic C-5B GALAXY aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

A US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire uses a flashlight to illuminate an aircraft flight deck while he looks for any obvious discrepancies during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Paul Rinedollar, 60th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA), finishes the last minute paperwork before his unit conducts their C-5B Galaxy aircraft inspection during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Tryba stands on an aircraft maintenance stand preparing to inspect a 60th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA), C-5B Galaxy aircraft engine during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) 446th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA), Rodeo 98 Team members put their hands together for a team cheer while waiting for the judging results from their C-141B Starlifter aircraft basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, WA

A US Air Force (USAF) The Blackjacks 53rd Airlift Squadron (AS) 314th Airlift Wing (AW), Air Education Training Command (AETC), Little Rock Air Force Base (AFB), Arkansas (AR), C-130E Hercules aircraft crew member (center) inspects the tail section of his aircraft, that is parked between an Arab Republic of Egypt Air Force (EAF) C-130 (left) and a Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) C-130, in preparation for an inspection by Rodeo 98 Umpires during basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, WA

Two US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpires inspect a McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA), C-141B Starlifter aircraft engine during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Chapman, 434th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Grissom Air Force Base (AFB), Indiana (IN), does a final visual check for any obvious discrepancies during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Paul Rinedollar, 60th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA), checks the last minute paperwork before his unit conducts their C-5B Galaxy aircraft inspection during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Engine Mechanic STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) John Fennel, 446th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA), anxiously waits with other Rodeo 98 Team members for the judging results from after completing his units C-141B Starlifter aircraft basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, WA

US Air Force (USAF) Videographer, SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Michelle Harris, 1ST Combat Camera Squadron (CTCS), Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), documents the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire SENIOR MASTER Sergeant (SMSGT) Roger Bowen, 437th Aircraft Generation Squadron (AGS), Charleston Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), inspects the interior of a C-5B Galaxy aircraft for any discrepancies during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, WA

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 Umpire MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Tryba stands on an aircraft maintenance stand while he inspects a 60th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA), C-5B Galaxy aircraft engine during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 C-141B Starlifter aircraft Team CHIEF MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Porter, 62nd Airlift Wing (AW), McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA), observes and tracks the time the Rodeo 98 Umpires spend inspecting certain areas of his C-141B, while his crew stands in the designated area in the distance, during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, WA

Two US Air Force (USAF) Rodeo 98 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft Team members prepare for the judges inspection during the basic aircraft post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA)

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Erik Kallstrom, from Dyess Air Force Base (AFB), Texas (TX), inspects his C-130 Hercules aircraft during the basic post-flight maintenance inspection competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN James Peterson, 96th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, changes the liquid oxygen (LOX) on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during a post-flight at Naval Station Diego Garcia. The 96th Bomb Squadron is part of the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force base, Louisiana, deployed to Diego Garcia in support of Operation DESERT THUNDER 2.(Substandard image)

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN James Peterson, 96th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, changes the liquid oxygen (LOX) on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during post-flight checks at Naval Station Diego Garcia. The 96th Bomb Wing deployed to Diego Garcia in support of Operation DESERT THUNDER 2

Technical Sergeant William Claytor, 169th Fighter Wing (FW) of the South Carolina Air National Guard, McEntire Air National Guard Station performs a post-flight inspection on an F-16 aircraft. The 169th FW is deployed to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to participate in Combat Hammer and it's flying squadron, the 157th Fighter Squadron (FS), is one of several units operating in this 'live-fire' weapons testing mission. The 157th FS will fire Highspeed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) and AGM-65G Maverick missiles to test their pilots abilities, their unit tactics, and the effectiveness of missile systems

STAFF Sergeant James Austin, from the 169th Maintenance Squadron, 169th Fighter Wing (FW), McEntire Air National Guard Station, South Carolina, performs a post-flight engine check on an F-16 aircraft. The 169th FW is deployed to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to participate in Combat Hammer and it's flying squadron, the 157th Fighter Squadron (FS), is one of several units operating in this 'live-fire' weapons testing mission. The 157th FS will fire Highspeed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) and AGM-65G Maverick missiles to test their pilots abilities, their unit tactics, and the effectiveness of missile systems

Italian CHIEF MASTER Sergeant A. Thodas, Aircraft Technician with the 114th Composite Group, 331st Tactical Fighter Wing, Hellinic Air Force, Greece, performs a post-flight inspection of the main landing gear of an Mirage 2000 Fighter. The Hellinic unit is at Aviano Air Base, Italy, to train with the 510th Fighter Squadron. The Mirages provide valuable dissimilar training allowing 510th Fighter pilots the opportunity to train against other types of aircraft

Italian CHIEF MASTER Sergeant George Mandas, an Aircraft Engine Technician with the Hellinic Air Force, 114th Composite Group, 331st Tactical Fighter Wing, Greece, performs a post-flight diagnostics on the engine of a Mirage 2000 Fighter. The Hellinic unit is at Aviano Air Base, Italy, to train with the 510th Fighter Squadron. The Mirages provide valuable dissimilar training allowing 510th Fighter pilots the opportunity to train against other types of aircraft

Italian CHIEF MASTER Segeant A. Thodas, an Aircraft Technician with the 114th Composite Group, 331st Tactical Fighter Wing, Hellenic Air Force, Greece, finishes a post-flight check of a Mirage 2000 Fighter. The Hellenic unit is at Aviano Air Base, Italy, to train with the 510th Fighter Squadron. The Mirages provide valuable dissimilar training allowing 510th Fighter pilots the opportunity to train against other types of aircraft

Italian CHIEF MASTER Sergeant Michael Gizinos, Aircraft Technician from the 114th Composite Group, 331st Tactical Fighter Wing, Hellinic Air Force, performs a post-flight inspection of the main landing gear of an Mirage 2000 Fighter. The Hellinic unit is at Aviano Air Base to train with the 510th Fighter Squadron. The Mirages provide valuable dissimilar training allowing 510th Fighter pilots the opportunity to train against other aircraft

Right side front view medium shot from a low angle looking up as MASTER Sergeant Spyros Siakoulas, an aircraft mechanic of the Hellenic (Greek) Air Force, 114th Composite Group, 331st Tactical Fighter Wing, Greece, performs a post-flight inspection of the nose-gear oleo strut of a Mirage 2000 Fighter. The Hellenic unit is at Aviano Air Base, to train with the 510th Fighter Squadron. The Mirages provide valuable dissimilar training allowing 510th Fighter pilots the opportunity to train against other types of aircraft. (Duplicate image, see also DF-SD-01-06169 or search 000816-F-4728F-005)

MASTER Sergeant Spyros Siakoulas, aircraft mechanic from the Hellinic Air Force, 114th Composite Group, 331st Tactical Fighter Wing, Greece, performs a post-flight inspection of the nose-gear oleo strut of a Mirage 2000 Fighter. The Hellinic unit is at Aviano Air Base, to train with the 510th Fighter Squadron. The Mirages provide valuable dissimilar training allowing 510th Fighter pilots the opportunity to train against other types of aircraft. (Duplicate image, see also DF-SD-01-01807 or search 000816-F-4728F-005)

Straight on medium shot as MASTER Sergeant Spyros Siakoulas, an aircraft mechanic of the Hellenic (Greek) Air Force, 114th Composite Group, 331st Tactical Fighter Wing, Greece, performs a post-flight inspection of the main gear oleo strut of a Mirage 2000 Fighter. The Hellenic unit is at Aviano Air Base, to train with the 510th Fighter Squadron. The Mirages provide valuable dissimilar training allowing 510th Fighter pilots the opportunity to train against other types of aircraft

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Raymond Diaz-Rios, Crew CHIEF, 22nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS), Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, inspects the engine of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft as part of his post-flight procedures at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. The 22nd EFS is part of the coalition force here to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Raymond Diaz-Rios, a crew chief from the 22nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS), Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, inspects the exterior of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft as part of his post-flight procedures at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. The 22nd EFS is part of the coalition force here to support Operation Southern Watch, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Raymond Diaz-Rios, a Crew CHIEF from the 22nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS), inspects the engine of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft as part of his post-flight procedures, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. The 22nd EFS is part of the coalition force here to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq

US Air Force AIRMAN First Class Joseph R. Bettag, Jet Mechanic, 363rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, makes an engine check on a USAF RC-135 Rivet Joint Reconnaissance aircraft as part of his post-flight procedures at the base, on October 26th, 2000. A1C Bettag is part of the coalition force here to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN John Murphy, a Crew CHIEF from the 363rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, performs post-flight procedures in the cockpit of a USAF RC-135 Rivet Joint Reconnaissance aircraft at the base, on October 26th, 2000. SRA Murphy is part of the coalition force here to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Austin B. Mayer, Hydraulics Technician, 363rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, places a cover over a USAF RC-135 Rivet Joint Reconnaissance aircraft engine as part of his post-flight procedures at the base, on October 26th, 2000. SRA Mayer is part of the coalition force here to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN John Murphy, Crew CHIEF, 363rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, performs post-flight procedures on the wing of a USAF RC-135 Rivet Joint Reconnaissance aircraft, at the base on October 26th, 2000. SRA Murphy is part of the coalition force here to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN John Murphy, a Crew CHIEF from the 363rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, performs post-flight procedures in the cockpit of a USAF RC-135 Rivet Joint Reconnaissance aircraft at the base, on October 26th, 2000. SRA Murphy is part of the coalition force here to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, a military effort to enforce the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq

A pilot emerges from the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon as post-flight inspections are performed on the aircraft, during a recent Operational Readiness Exercise (ORE) at the 174th Fighter Wing (FW), Syracuse, New York

US Air Force AIRMAN First Class Chad Armold connects his microphones for a post-flight check on a F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico