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332nd and 378th AEWs collaborate on hot pit training, increase capabilities

U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Treveon Hampton and Nicholas Kunets, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chiefs, preform initial checks on a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon during hot pit training, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 25, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Treveon Hampton and Nicholas Kunets, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chiefs, preform initial checks on a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon during hot pit training, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 25, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

Members of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing perform a hot pit refueling on a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon under the supervision of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Sean Rindfleisch, 332nd AEW aircraft section chief, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 25, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

Members of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing perform a hot pit refueling on a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon under the supervision of U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Sean Rindfleisch, 332nd AEW aircraft section chief, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 25, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Treveon Hampton, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chief, gives the F-16 pilot a thumbs up during hot pit training, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 3, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Treveon Hampton, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chief, gives the F-16 pilot a thumbs up during hot pit training, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 3, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nicholas Kunets, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chief, performs a hot pit refueling on a  U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon while Senior Airman Spencer Daar 378th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels and distribution airmen supervises Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 3, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nicholas Kunets, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chief, performs a hot pit refueling on a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon while Senior Airman Spencer Daar 378th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels and distribution airmen supervises Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 3, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Treveon Hampton, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chief, signals for a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon to stop during hot pit refueling training at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 24, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Treveon Hampton, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chief, signals for a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon to stop during hot pit refueling training at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 24, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

Members of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing ask questions of Master Sgt. Andrew Linke, 121st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron hot-pit certifier, during the classroom portion of hot pit refueling training at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 24, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

Members of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing ask questions of Master Sgt. Andrew Linke, 121st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron hot-pit certifier, during the classroom portion of hot pit refueling training at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 24, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)

U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)

U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)

U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)

U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)

U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)

U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)

U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)
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U.S. Airmen from the 332nd and 378th Air Expeditionary Wings conduct hot pit refueling of two U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons Sept. 30, 2021, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The F-16s were forward-deployed from the 378th AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot-pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Traci Keller)

Prince Sultan Air Base -- U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Treveon Hampton and Nicholas Kunets, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing F-15E crew chiefs, preform initial checks on a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon during hot pit training, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 25, 2021. Maintenance crews assigned to the 332nd and 378th AEWs conducted a hot pit refueling training exchange over the course of several weeks, increasing their agile combat employment capabilities by ensuring both F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles can be refueled by each wing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Samuel Earick)