Guardsmen familiarize Polish airmen with F-16

POZNAN, Poland -- Master Sgt. Kenneth Blackard demonstrates an F-16 Fighting Falcon preflight inspection to Polish airmen here. Airmen from the Illinois Air National Guard's 183rd Fighter Wing are familiarizing Polish airmen with the F-16 during the U.S. European Command exercise Sentry White Falcon 2005 through June 17. In 2006, the Polish air force will start receiving their own F-16s that will begin replacing their Soviet-made MiG fighters as the country modernizes its military to NATO standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. John E. Lasky)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. John E. Lasky
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