Maintenance key to sustaining combat airpower

Capt. Doug Mayo, assigned to the 555th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, pilots an F-16 Fighting Falcon during takeoff from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, June 8, 2015. Before takeoff Staff Sgt. William Harris, a 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performed a preflight inspection on the aircraft to ensure it was ready to fly the combat sortie. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford)

PHOTO BY: Swafford
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