Just a phase
Airman 1st Class Shane Bridges holds a front leading edge actuator in place as Staff Sgt. Caesar Rivera reconnects it during a phase inspection of an F-16 Fighting Falcon June 18 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. A phase inspection checks critical aircraft systems to ensure they are in working order and can continue to fly combat missions over Iraq. Sergeant Rivera is a 332nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief deployed from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and Airman Bridges is a 332nd EAMXS crew chief deployed from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Julianne Showalter
October 19, 2012
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