The National Aeronautics Association selected four airmen who comprised Pedro 16 of the 129th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, for the 2009 MacKay Trophy, recognizing the year's most meritorious flight, according to a May 19, 2010, release from Kadena AB, Japan. The airmen, members of the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena are: Capt. Robert Rosebrough, 1st Lt. Lucas Will, MSgt. Dustin Thomas, and SSgt. Tim Philpott. In this candid photo, Pedro 16 crewmembers are: Rosebrough (middle, standing); Will (right, standing); Thomas (far left, standing); and Philpott (right, kneeling).
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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