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Aviano Airmen keep deployed fighters in the sky

Staff Sgt. Adrian Abram, left, and Tech. Sgt. Travis Topel, 332nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, change the cockpit light assembly on an F-16 at Balad Air Base, Iraq. Sergeants Abram and Topel are both deployed from Aviano Air Base, Italy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth)

Staff Sgt. Adrian Abram, left, and Tech. Sgt. Travis Topel, 332nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, change the cockpit light assembly on an F-16 at Balad Air Base, Iraq. Sergeants Abram and Topel are both deployed from Aviano Air Base, Italy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Guidry, 332nd  Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron,  replaces the nose landing gear light on an F-16 at Balad Air Base, Iraq.  Airman Guidry is deployed from Aviano Air Base, Italy. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Guidry, 332nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, replaces the nose landing gear light on an F-16 at Balad Air Base, Iraq. Airman Guidry is deployed from Aviano Air Base, Italy. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth)

Tech. Sgt. Jill Pratt and Senior Airman Daniel Gerrard, 510th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron life support technicians,  inspect a flight harness and flight helmet. Pilot life support equipment has to be inspected every 30 days.  Sergeant Pratt and Airman Gerrard are deployed from Aviano Air Base, Italy. 
 (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth)

Tech. Sgt. Jill Pratt and Senior Airman Daniel Gerrard, 510th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron life support technicians, inspect a flight harness and flight helmet. Pilot life support equipment has to be inspected every 30 days. Sergeant Pratt and Airman Gerrard are deployed from Aviano Air Base, Italy. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth)

Airman 1st Class Stephen Tyler pulls the chocks and moves away from an F-16 Fighting Falcon before a mission Feb. 13 from Balad Air Base, Iraq. Airman Tyler is assigned to the 332nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron from Aviano Air Base, Italy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth)

Airman 1st Class Stephen Tyler pulls the chocks and moves away from an F-16 Fighting Falcon before a mission Feb. 13 from Balad Air Base, Iraq. Airman Tyler is assigned to the 332nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron from Aviano Air Base, Italy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth)