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378th AEW commander completes first Swamp Fox flight

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, prepares for his flight on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, prepares for his flight on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, conducts a pre-flight inspections with U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan West, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 crew chief, prior to the general’s flight in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, conducts a pre-flight inspections with U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan West, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 crew chief, prior to the general’s flight in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, climbs into a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, while U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan West, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 crew chief, prepares to assist in initial flight preparations, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew his first F-16 sortie with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, climbs into a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, while U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan West, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 crew chief, prepares to assist in initial flight preparations, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew his first F-16 sortie with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, takes-off in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, takes-off in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Taylor Blevins, 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, takes flight in a U.S. Air Force Fighting Falcon F-16 during a training mission, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. The 157th EFS is currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Taylor Blevins, 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, takes flight in a U.S. Air Force Fighting Falcon F-16 during a training mission, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. The 157th EFS is currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander and U.S. Air Force Maj. Taylor Blevins, 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, taxi two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons prior to take-off for a training sortie from Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. The 157th EFS is currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander and U.S. Air Force Maj. Taylor Blevins, 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, taxi two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons prior to take-off for a training sortie from Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. The 157th EFS is currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, looks over aircraft documentation on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to his first flight on base while U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan West, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 crew chief, stands ready to provide assistance, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, looks over aircraft documentation on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to his first flight on base while U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan West, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Generation Squadron F-16 crew chief, stands ready to provide assistance, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, prepares for his flight in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, prepares for his flight in a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, KSA -- U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Davis, 378th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, prepares for his flight on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2021. Davis, a trained fighter pilot, flew a sortie with the 157th “Swamp Fox” Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, currently deployed to PSAB to bolster defensive capabilities against potential threats in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)