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161216-F-LW859-003

From right, The last active-duty Air Force pilot to fly the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Lt. Col. Ron "Elvis" King of the 82nd Aerial Target Squadron Detachment 1, Lt. Col. (Ret) Jim “WAM” Harkins, Lt. Col. Mike "Dirty" Driscoll and Col. Ryan "Shooter" Craycraft return to the flightline at Holloman AFB, N.M., Dec. 16, 2016. The F-4 Phantom II entered the U.S. Air Force inventory in 1963 and was the primary multi-role aircraft in the USAF throughout the 1960s and 1970s. The F-4 flew bombing, combat air patrol, fighter escort, reconnaissance and the famous Wild Weasel anti-aircraft missile suppression missions. The final variant of the Phantom II was the QF-4 unmanned aerial targets flown by the 82nd at Holloman AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

PHOTO BY: Joseph Eddins
VIRIN: 161216-F-LW859-003.JPG
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NIKON D3S

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70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

8

SHUTTERSPEED

1/1600

ISO

400

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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