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Vigilant Ace: Maintaining the night

Airmen with the 374 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspect landing gear during Vigilant Ace 16 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 2, 2015. The inspection included checking the aircraft for overall working condition and giving it a 72-hour seal for approved flight. These scheduled inspections ensure the aircraft is safe and reliable and allow aircraft to quickly respond to contingencies. Yokota Airmen participating in Vigilant Ace 16 train alongside aircrews flying different types of aircraft, practicing interoperability that enables aircrew members to be ready for many potential situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody H. Ramirez/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Cody Ramirez
VIRIN: 151102-F-WE773-005.JPG
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