SCANG F-16s arrive at Kallax AB, Sweden for ACE 19
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jeffrey Beckham, an F-16C Block 52 Fighting Falcon pilot assigned to the Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., completes aircraft status records after arriving at Kallax Air Base, Luleå, Sweden, May 16, 2019 in preparation for Arctic Challenge Exercise 2019. U.S. Air Force F-16C Block 52 Fighting Falcons arrive to participate in ACE 19. ACE19 is a Nordic aviation exercise, and this year will include participation from the Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Dutch, British, and U.S. forces. U.S. force’s participation, as part of the European Deterrence Initiative, demonstrates steadfast commitment to NATO allies and partners in Europe to remain resolute regional stability and security. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder)