Air Force Photos

Phase dock keeps F-16s in top shape for Operation Inherent Resolve
Staff Sgt. Adam Bowen, 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron phase floor chief, inspects an F-16C Fighting Falcon’s engine exhaust for damage at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Feb. 10, 2019. In addition to fulfilling all required actions identified by the flightline maintainers, Phase personnel also perform in-depth nose-to-tail inspections of every jet that comes through their shop. These maintainers deployed in support of operations in the Middle East, including Operation Inherent Resolve, the multinational effort to defeat ISIS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins)