Feature Photograph, 1st Place
Feature Photograph, 1st Place U.S. Airmen with the 169th Maintenance Group at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina Air National Guard, work to prepare F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets for launch during a Phase I Operational Readiness Exercise, Jan. 12, 2013. Members of the 169th Fighter Wing are training for an upcoming Operational Readiness Inspection, which evaluates a unit’s ability to process personnel and equipment from home station to a deployed location safely and efficiently, then operate and launch missions in a chemical combat environment. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Watson/Released)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Caycee WatsonReleased |  VIRIN: 130112-Z-WT236-008.JPG