The F-16 Whisperer: Legend retires after nearly 40 years of service

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Airmen, family and friends line up to shake hands with and look at the parting gifts of Alois Schmitz, 52nd Component Maintenance Squadron fuels systems repair shop, during his retirement ceremony Aug. 17 in Hangar 3 here. Schmitz is retiring after nearly four decades of service to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Daryl KneeReleased
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