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F-22 Raptor demonstrates at Nellis
November 21, 2016
U.S. Air Force Maj. Dan Dickinson, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team pilot, executes his final flyby for a tack pitch during the 2016 Air Power over Southern Nevada Air Show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 13, 2016.  Dickinson is an F-22 fighter pilot with more than 900 flying hours.  (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Mahalia Frost)

1st FW Raptors, crew soar through flying hours
November 9, 2016
94th Fighter Squadron, F-22A Raptor pilots drop Joint Direct Attack Munitions during the 95th anniversary of Maj. Gen. William “Billy” Mitchell bombing the Ostfriesland at Langley Air Force Base, Va., July 22, 2016. The aircraft that sunk the Ostfriesland 95 years ago took off out of
Langley Field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

PMEL flexes TFCU muscles
November 9, 2016
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Heth, 1st Maintenance Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory technician, does a safety check on the aircrew system tester at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 3, 2016. The system makes sure pilots are provided with accurate amounts of oxygen while in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

1st FW inducts dedicated crew chiefs
October 18, 2016
1st Fighter Wing Airmen celebrate after being inducted as dedicated crew chiefs at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Oct 14, 2016. Dedicated crew chiefs compete against each other through a series of evaluations and performance reviews to be assigned to a specific aircraft and have their name displayed on its side. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

JBLE conducts readiness exercise
October 5, 2016
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Sean Simpson, 1st Maintenance Squadron fuel systems repair technician, unloads cargo during an operational readiness exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 28, 2016. Along with the simulation of deploying Airmen, the exercise assessed the base’s ability to deploy cargo and aircraft within a limited time frame. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

Indian Minister of Defense visits ACC units
August 31, 2016
U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, Air Combat Command commander, hosts an office call with Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar (far right) at Langley Air Force Base, Va., Aug. 30, 2016. Parrikar’s visit supported the mission to strengthen strategic cooperation, defense technology and innovation between the U.S. and India. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)

94th, 27th AMUs face off in quarterly competition
August 3, 2016
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 27th Aircraft Maintenance Unit compete during the 1st Maintenance Squadron Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Langley Air Force Base, Va., July 29, 2016. During the quarterly competition, three-person teams from the 27th and 94th AMUs competed to correctly load two AIM-9 missiles and a GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition the fastest. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. R. Alex Durbin)

AF commanders aim to ensure a smooth take-off for F-35A
July 25, 2016
F-22 Raptors from the 94th Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., and F-35A Lightning IIs from the 58th Fighter Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation after completing an integration training mission over the Eglin Training Range, Florida, Nov. 5, 2014. The purpose of the training was to improve integrated employment of fifth-generation assets and tactics. The F-35s and F-22s flew offensive counter air, defensive counter air and interdiction missions, maximizing effects by employing fifth-generation capabilities together. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)