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354th AMXS keeps Aggressors flying amidst global pandemic

Airmen assigned to the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct pre-flight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Air Force maintainers inspect every part of the aircraft to ensure the pilot is safe and able to carry out the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airmen assigned to the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct pre-flight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Air Force maintainers inspect every part of the aircraft to ensure the pilot is safe and able to carry out the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airman 1st Class Angelia Fisher, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Airmen from the 354th AMXS are following the Department of Defense policies for preventing the spread of COVID-19 while ensuring that the aircraft at Eielson are safe and ready to complete their mission. Policies include enforcing social distancing, good hygiene and personal care and sanitizing their work areas often. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airman 1st Class Angelia Fisher, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Airmen from the 354th AMXS are following the Department of Defense policies for preventing the spread of COVID-19 while ensuring that the aircraft at Eielson are safe and ready to complete their mission. Policies include enforcing social distancing, good hygiene and personal care and sanitizing their work areas often. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 18th Aggressor Squadron sit on the runway for final maintenance checks prior to taking off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Maintainers work around the clock to ensure the 354th Fighter Wing’s jets are always ready to execute the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 18th Aggressor Squadron sit on the runway for final maintenance checks prior to taking off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Maintainers work around the clock to ensure the 354th Fighter Wing’s jets are always ready to execute the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airman 1st Class Cody Cornett, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, works on an F-16 Fighting Falcon on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. In accordance with Center for Disease Control recommendations, Eielson Airmen are mandated to practice health safety measures including social distancing, consistent hand washing and sanitizing work areas at the start and end of their shift. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airman 1st Class Cody Cornett, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, works on an F-16 Fighting Falcon on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. In accordance with Center for Disease Control recommendations, Eielson Airmen are mandated to practice health safety measures including social distancing, consistent hand washing and sanitizing work areas at the start and end of their shift. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airman 1st Class Dustin Klaich, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, works on an F-16 Fighting Falcon on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. The 354th AMXS Airmen are highly-skilled technicians who are knowledgeable on every aspect of the jet making them an essential part of Eielson’s flying mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Airman 1st Class Dustin Klaich, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, works on an F-16 Fighting Falcon on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. The 354th AMXS Airmen are highly-skilled technicians who are knowledgeable on every aspect of the jet making them an essential part of Eielson’s flying mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Airmen assigned to the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct pre-flight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Air Force maintainers inspect every part of the aircraft to ensure the pilot is safe and able to carry out the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)