Pre-flight checks
U.S. Air Force Airman Joseph Farmer, a crew chief with the 35th Maintenance Squadron, conducts a pre-flight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon during exercise Beverly Sunrise 16-03 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 23, 2016. Misawa’s crew chiefs are responsible for ensuring every F-16 meets its standards through inspection and maintenance. During the operational readiness exercise, Airmen worked at a faster pace, ensuring their ability to fight at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jordyn Fetter)