Final operational F-16s depart Hill AFB
Senior Airman Joe Pearson, a crew chief assigned to the 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit, launches one of the final six operational F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to depart Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Sept. 21, 2017. Pearson will transition to the F-35A Lightning II, which the base began receiving in 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

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