First flight during Thracian Viper 20
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, taxis on the runway during exercise Thracian Viper 20 at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, Sept. 21, 2020. Thracian Viper 20 provided an opportunity for U.S. Air Force Airmen to train with partners and NATO allies in order to improve interoperability and readiness. The exercise enhanced successful partnering activities, which result in progressive relationships that lead to tangible, mutual benefits during peacetime, contingencies and crisis, through actions such as regional security, access and coalition operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever  |  VIRIN: 200921-F-ZX177-1118.JPG