Air Force Photos

Phase: the doctors are in
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Melrose, a 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron phase technician, inspects the interior of an F-16C Fighting Falcon during routine phase maintenance at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 18, 2016. The aircraft went through phase maintenance where members of the 455th EAMXS phase flight closely inspected the aircraft for cracks and other types of damage, verifying that the 30-plus year old aircraft was safe to fly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman)