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Airman 1st Class Lucas Amodeo, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels flight aircraft refueling specialist, prepares an R-11 mobile fuel truck to receive JP-8 jet fuel during exercise Vigilant Ace 16 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 4, 2015. The R-11 tanker can hold up to 6,000 gallons of fuel and can issue it out at 600 gallons per minute. Exercise Vigilant Ace 16 is a peninsula-wide exercise used to enhance the ROK and U.S. alliance through operational- and tactical-level training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards) Airmen fuel up aircraft to Fight Tonight in Vigilant Ace 16

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An F-16 Fighting Falcon rests as the hardened aircraft shelter closes its door for the night during exercise Vigilant Ace 16 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 4, 2015. The F-16s at Osan are part of the 36th Fighter Squadron ???Fiends??? whose mission is to conduct air interdiction, close air support and counter-air missions in day and night conditions. Exercise Vigilant Ace 16 is a peninsula-wide readiness exercise focused on strengthening the ROK and U.S. alliance.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards) F-16 rests as hardened aircraft shelter door closes for night

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A Navy aviation electronics technician walks the spine of an EA-18G Growler as part of an inspection on the aircraft during exercise Vigilant Ace 16 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 4, 2015. The EA-18Gs are at Osan are from the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. The EA-18G's vast array of sensors and weapons provides the warfighter with a lethal and survivable weapon system to counter current and emerging threats. Exercise Vigilant Ace 16 is a large-scale exercise designed to enhance the interoperability of the U.S. and Republic of Korea forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards) Navy EA-18G Growlers ready at Osan for Vigilant Ace 16

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Security forces members from the 51st Fighter Wing lay out concertina wire around a strategic point on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 2, 2015, during Vigilant Ace 16. The razor laden wire is used during exercises to help cordon off areas from foot and light vehicle traffic. More than 16,000 U.S. personnel will participate in Vigilant Ace 16, an exercise designed to enhance interoperability between U.S. and Republic of Korea forces and increase the combat effectiveness of both nations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Travis Edwards) 51st SFS prepares to defend base

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Senior Airman Matthew Self, 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, bids farewell to a pilot inside an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 36th Fighter Squadron Nov. 4, 2015, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. During Vigilant Ace 16, Airmen launch and recover aircraft during their 12-hour shifts. Vigilant Ace 16 is a large-scale exercise designed to enhance the interoperability of the U.S. and Republic of Korea Air Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sutton) 36 FS, AMU dominate Vigilant Ace 16
Night and day, the Fiends of the 36th Fighter Squadron are sending fully-loaded F-16 Fighting Falcons into the skies above the Korean peninsula to test their combat capabilities and readiness during Vigilant Ace 16.Vigilant Ace 16 is a large-scale exercise designed to enhance combat capabilities and interoperability of the U.S. and Republic of
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