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Maintenance airmen helps prepare launch in preparation of upcoming ORI.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jaymes Russel, with the South Carolina Air National Guard 169th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 169th Fighter Wing, helps to prepare and launch F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft during Phase II of an Operational Readiness Exercise at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., Oct. 4, 2008, in preparation for an upcoming Phase II Operational Readiness Inspection. (South Carolina Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Caycee Cook/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Caycee CookReleased
VIRIN: 081004-F-9119C-031.JPG
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