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Maintainer-turned-fighter-pilot puts new skills to the test
Capt. David, 79th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, walks out to an F-16 Fighting Falcon before a night mission Jan. 13, 2017 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. David enlisted in the Air Force in 2004 as an F-16 avionics specialist and now flies the same airframe he used to maintain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)