Maintainer-turned-fighter-pilot puts new skills to the test
Capt. David, 79th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, takes off in an F-16 Fighting Falcon for a night mission Jan. 13, 2017 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. David achieved his goal of becoming a pilot when he was accepted for officer training school in 2012 after being an enlisted maintainer for eight years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)