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January 6, 2017
 

A year in Photos — October 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier
A special mission aviator assigned to the 55th Rescue Squadron surveys the area around the aircraft before descending at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 18, 2016. The 55th RQS assisted pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron with alternate insertion/extraction training.

U.S. Air Force Airman Brittany Wade, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons crew member, loads an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile onto an A-10C Thunderbolt II during a load crew of the quarter competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 7, 2016. The objective of the contest is to determine which team can most efficiently load munitions onto an A-10.

U.S. Air Force 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load crew Airmen use a breaker bar to loosen a gun mount bolt on an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 24, 2016. Certain bolts are pressure tightened to guarantee safety of equipment and can take four people to loosen them.




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Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore

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Air National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. George Keck

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