Growling in RF-A 16-1

U.S. Navy Sailors from VAQ-137, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, inspect the engine exhaust of an EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft prior to a sortie May 9, 2016 during RED-FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Without the expertise of maintenance Sailors, pilots from VAQ-137 wouldn’t be able to fulfill their mission to provide the best airborne electronic warfare from the sea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel
VIRIN: 160509-F-FT438-004.JPG
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