Wing leadership participates in wildlife management

U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, pats the top of a hunting dog’s head during a walking line along the runway at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. McFall observed and participated in the various programs the base has implemented to control wildlife. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, pats the top of a hunting dog’s head during a walking line along the runway at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. McFall observed and participated in the various programs the base has implemented to control wildlife. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

Jens Fleer, the base falconer, demonstrates the capabilities of a hunting falcon alongside the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. The falcon’s primary purpose is to prevent habituation of rabbits, hares, geese, crows and other smaller birds on or near the flightlline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

Jens Fleer, the base falconer, demonstrates the capabilities of a hunting falcon alongside the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. The falcon’s primary purpose is to prevent habituation of rabbits, hares, geese, crows and other smaller birds on or near the flightlline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

A hunting falcon rests on the hand of Paul Maus, a falconer apprentice, during a demonstration of the falcon’s capabilities alongside the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. Maus and Jens Fleer, the base’s primary falconer, use multiple birds a few times a week to keep the flightline clear of different animals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

A hunting falcon rests on the hand of Paul Maus, a falconer apprentice, during a demonstration of the falcon’s capabilities alongside the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. Maus and Jens Fleer, the base’s primary falconer, use multiple birds a few times a week to keep the flightline clear of different animals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

A hunting dog looks out into a field alongside the flightline during a hunting demonstration by the volunteer base hunters at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. The hunting dogs helped capture and remove 72 animals from the flightline during the hunting season from 2014-2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

A hunting dog looks out into a field alongside the flightline during a hunting demonstration by the volunteer base hunters at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. The hunting dogs helped capture and remove 72 animals from the flightline during the hunting season from 2014-2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Nudi, 52nd Fighter Wing chief of safety, center, addresses wing leadership before the group participated in a demonstration of the base’s wildlife management programs at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. The programs include trapping, hunting, falconry and clearing of nests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ryan Nudi, 52nd Fighter Wing chief of safety, center, addresses wing leadership before the group participated in a demonstration of the base’s wildlife management programs at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 4, 2015. The programs include trapping, hunting, falconry and clearing of nests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)