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December 14, 2012

Weapons School conducts Mission Employment Phase Exercise

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Maintaining the F-15 . . .

Senior Airman Chelsea Mays, 926th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, applies lubrication to an F-15 Eagle during the Mission Employment Phase exercise Dec. 7, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The ME Phase is the capstone, graduation exercise conducted by the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Stepping to the aircraft . . .

Capt. Jaxon Lee, 414th Combat Training Squadron F-15 Eagle pilot, and Lt. Col. Marc Mathes, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group deputy commander, step towards their aircraft during the Mission Employment Phase exercise Dec. 7, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Marshalling . . .

Airman 1st Class Wesley Defee, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals an F-15 Eagle during the Mission Employment Phase exercise Dec. 7, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

 

 

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

F-15 Eagle departs . . .

A F-15 Eagle departs during the Mission Employment Phase exercise Dec. 7, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The exercise incorporates Air Force capabilities in diverse scenarios which can include aircraft in conjunction with space and cyberspace assets.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Pre-flight check . . .

Airman 1st Class Jason Kerr and Senior Airman Jeffrey Johnson, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, conduct pre-flight checks during the Mission Employment Phase exercise Dec. 7, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The ME Phase is the capstone, graduation exercise conducted by the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Stratotanker actively involved in Mission Employment Phase exercise . . .

First Lt. Paul Hesser, 384th Air Refueling Squadron co-pilot, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., helps pilot a KC-135 Stratotanker during a Mission Employment Phase exercise Dec. 9, 2012, over the Nevada Test and Training Range. ME Phase is the capstone, graduation exercise conducted by the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Navy Hornet participates in Mission Employment Phase exercise . . .

A Navy F-18 Hornet assigned to the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, participates in the Mission Employment Phase exercise Dec. 9, 2012, over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the NTTR–the U.S. Air Force’s premier military training area with more than 12,000 square miles of airspace and 2.9 million acres of land.




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