169th Fighter Wing Airmen deploy to Southwest Asia

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Jimenez, a crew chief assigned to the 169th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron of the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing, directs a pilot to taxi to the runway at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina, July 11, 2018. The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing is deploying nearly 300 Airmen and approximately a dozen F-16 Block 52 Fighting Falcon fighter jets to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group in Southwest Asia in support of an Air Expeditionary Force rotation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ashleigh S. Pavelek)