169th Fighter Wing F-16s depart to support Southwest Asia deploy
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet, assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing, departs McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina, to support an Air and Space Expeditionary Force deployment to Prince Sultan Air Base, Southwest Asia, April 12, 2021. The 169th Fighter Wing will support U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) by preserving operational depth, staging joint forces and projecting overwhelming combat power in the region. This is the wing’s largest deployment since the summer of 2018 when they supported an Air Expeditionary Force rotation to Kuwait. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs)

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