Before the flight: Maintaining excellence

BEJA AIR BASE, Portugal – An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft pilot, assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, secures himself in the cockpit of an F-16 before a mission at Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 at Beja Air Base, Portugal, Oct. 22, 2015. Exercises such as Trident Juncture 15 make sure that forces from across the Alliance know how to work together seamlessly, whenever they are needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Kitterman/Released)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Luke KittermanReleased
VIRIN: 151022-F-VE588-036.JPG
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