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455th AEW Photos

Life of a bomb: from ‘cradle to grave’
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Garcia, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-16 weapons load crew member, removes an impulse cartridge retainer from an F-16 Fighting Falcon to prepare for a weapons load at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 8, 2018. Crew members load bombs, missiles, rockets countermeasures such as chaff and flare, and ammunition that goes into the gun system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Dubois)