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F-16 Fighting Falcon

4:28 PM2/22/2017
A Hellenic air force F-16 Fighting Falcon approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, during a flying training deployment, Jan. 27, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece. The KC-135 refueled U.S. and Hellenic air force F-16s during the FTD, which was hosted to evaluate aircraft and personnel capabilities and increase interoperability between the two NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Harvill)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:14 PM8/15/2017
Jumping out of an airplane flying 10,000 feet in the air isn’t on everyone’s daily to-do list, but for the Guardian Angel teams of the 57th Rescue Squadron, it’s their bread and butter. That’s exactly what they did during exercise Ares Shadow at Aviano AB, Aug. 8-11.
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:30 PM8/15/2017
An Airman assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron begins a freefall jump from a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Ares Shadow, Aug. 11. Ares Shadow is a 48th Fighter Wing-led personnel recovery exercise involving Airmen from across U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Air Force Special Operations Command, as well as members of the Italian armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:35 PM8/15/2017
A member of the Italian armed forces performs a static line jump from a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Ares Shadow, Aug. 10. This exercise marked the first time the 57th Rescue Squadron jumped with the Italian armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:36 PM8/15/2017
A Guardian Angel team from the 57th Rescue Squadron perform a freefall jump during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. A Guardian Angel team consists of both pararescuemen and combat rescue officers, both specializing in personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:39 PM8/15/2017
An Airman assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron prepares to land after a freefall jump during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. During the exercise, RAF Lakenheath pararescuemen and combat rescue officers recovered a simulated downed pilot and participated in multiple jumps. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

3:44 PM8/15/2017
Airmen assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron regroup after a freefall jump during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. The 57th RQS is scheduled to move to Aviano Air Base in the summer of 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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57th RQS trains to save lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

4:01 PM8/15/2017
An Italian Air Force HH-101 Caesar extracts a team of Guardian Angels assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron, and their simulated rescued pilot, during exercise Ares Shadow near Aviano, Italy, Aug. 9. The exercise marked the first time the 57th RQS worked with the Italian air force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)
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