SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany - Airmen assigned to the 52nd Maintenance Group install an ejection seat in an F-16 Fighting Falcon.

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany (March 17, 2011) -Airmen assigned to the 52nd Maintenance Group install an ejection seat in an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base in preparation for support of Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn (JTF OD). JTF OD is the U.S. Africa Command task force established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973.  UNSCR 1973 authorizes "all necessary measures" to protect civilians in Libya under threat of attack by Qadhafi regime forces.  JTF Odyssey Dawn is commanded by U.S. Navy Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, III. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nathanael Callon/Released) Dowload higest-resolution version(1000 by 466 pixels)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany (March 17, 2011) -Airmen assigned to the 52nd Maintenance Group install an ejection seat in an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base in preparation for support of Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn (JTF OD). JTF OD is the U.S. Africa Command task force established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973. UNSCR 1973 authorizes "all necessary measures" to protect civilians in Libya under threat of attack by Qadhafi regime forces. JTF Odyssey Dawn is commanded by U.S. Navy Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, III. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nathanael Callon/Released)

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