‘White wheels win wars’

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jason Watson, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, cleans the landing gear and white wheels on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft prior to a sortie flown during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Crew chiefs crucial attention to even the smallest details keep pilots safe and aircraft in top working order while they are flown during RF-A; a Pacific Air Forces command directed field training exercise for U.S. and allied forces, to provide joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel
VIRIN: 160504-F-FT438-195.JPG
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