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May 24, 2013

Dyess Airmen participate in Green Flag-West 13-7

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Senior Airman Matthew Parise, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, conducts a pre-flight check during a Green Flag exercise May 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag-West is a realistic air-land integration combat training exercise meant to replicate desert warfare conditions.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Senior Airman Matthew Crow, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, carries a ladder to work on a B-1B Lancer before taking part in a Green Flag exercise May 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Aircraft and crews fly from Nellis during Green Flag-West exercises in support of ground combat training at Fort Irwin, Calif.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, walk their section of the flight line for debris that could do damage to aircraft during a Green Flag exercise May 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Before each launch of jets, the Airmen of the 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron check their sections for debris.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Steven Lazarowitz, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hydraulics specialist from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, looks for a hydraulic leak on a B-1B Lancer as Airman 1st Class Branden Lane, crew chief, and Senior Airman Cameron Hylan, hydraulics specialist, wait to see if help is needed May 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Intact hydraulic lines are essential for jets to maintain full maneuverability.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Staff Sgt. Kevin Colon, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, removes exhaust covers from a B-1B Lancer during a Green Flag exercise May 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag-West provides a realistic close-air support training environment for forces preparing to support worldwide combat operations.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Senior Airman Matthew Crow, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, closes a valve on a piece of aerospace ground equipment during a Green Flag exercise May 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag exercises test the knowledge and efficiency of Airmen.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Senior Airman Matthew Crow, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, pilots in a B-1B Lancer during pre-flight communications before taking part in a Green Flag exercise May 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag-West, a realistic air-land integration combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies, is primarily conducted in conjunction with U.S. Army Combat Training Center exercises at Fort Irwin, Calif.




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