A 492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief marshals an F-15E Strike Eagle at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan. 7, 2019. Aircraft marshalling is a method of visual communication between aircrew and crew chiefs as an alternative to radio communication. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones)
492nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew members conduct maintenance on an F-15E Strike Eagle pylon at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Jan. 7, 2019. Aircraft maintainers work together in their respective specialties to ensure the Strike Eagles are always ready to fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brett Anger, 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing electrical and environmental systems instructor, shows Airmen where the safety wire is located on the emergency pull-light, which indicates the system has not been tampered with, Dec. 3, 2018, on Ramstein Air Base, Germany. This task was one of the approximately 1,000 tasks 141 students learned and trained on throughout the two week training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Mike Thomas, 37th Airlift Squadron central scheduler, reviews his unit’s flight schedule on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 19, 2018. The 37th AS always has a team on standby to respond to missions any time of the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua)
An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron takes off for a sortie at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Dec. 18, 2018. The Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. An array of avionics and electronics systems gives the F-15E the capability to fight at low altitude, day or night, and in all weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Madeline Herzog)
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