HomeNews

News Search

News

79th FS trains at MacDill AFB

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Rasnick, an avionics technician with the 79th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, performs a preflight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Rasnick, an avionics technician with the 79th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, performs a preflight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. Avionics technicians are responsible for ensuring that all the electronics onboard an aircraft are in working order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, sits parked on the flight line at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021.

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, sits parked on the flight line at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. The 79th FS traveled to MacDill from Shaw to complete a training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Carlos Yanez, an aircraft armament systems specialist with the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, inspects the missiles on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Carlos Yanez, an aircraft armament systems specialist with the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, inspects the missiles on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. Aircraft armament systems specialists ensure that explosive devices can be accurately delivered from the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

A maintainer with the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, performs a preflight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021.

A maintainer with the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, performs a preflight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. The F-16 is a single-engine, compact, multi-role fighter and is the world’s most prolific fighter, with the U.S. Air Force having over 2,000 in service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, sits parked on the flight line at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021.

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, sits parked on the flight line at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. The 79th FS traveled to MacDill from Shaw to conduct agile combat employment training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Rasnick, an avionics technician with the 79th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, performs a preflight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. Avionics technicians are responsible for ensuring that all the electronics onboard an aircraft are in working order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez)