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Phase team keeps Falcons flying combat missions

  • Published
  • By Senior Airman Candace Romano
  • 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
At first glance, it looks like just another day for the maintainers; but take a closer look, and the frenzy of activity around the F-16 Fighting Falcon says otherwise.

The sound of electric drills and pounding hammers resonates inside the hardened aircraft shelter as upbeat music fills the empty spaces in between. Clusters of highly-trained, highly-greased crew chiefs shout orders over the music and din, wielding power tools and a variety of gadgets. Welcome to Day One of an F-16 phase dock. 

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