Thracian Star 2012

GRAF IGNATIEVO AIR FORCE BASE, Bulgaria -- Staff Sgt. Alexander Wieczorek, a 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft maintainer, explains the F-16 landing gear system to Warrant Officer Nayden Gosbodinov, a Bulgarian Air Force senior technician, here April 26, 2012. The integration of aircraft maintenance between U.S. and Bulgarian Airmen is just one part of Thracian Star 2012, a month-long training exercise aimed to build partnership and interoperability between United States and Bulgarian Air Forces. Wieczorek is one of more than 500 Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, deployed to Bulgaria. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Joseph Alonso) (Released)

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