RF-A 16-3 Fam day takeoff

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of South Korea, show excitement while preparing an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft for take off Aug. 5, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, during the familiarization day of RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-3. RF-A simulates the first 10 combat sorties of an initial surge during a conflict, enabling pilots to better understand the stresses of the environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel
VIRIN: 160805-F-FT438-1022.JPG
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