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An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the Colorado Air National Guard prepares to park at a training base in Northern Jordan as part of the Eager Lion exercise. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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During a practice munitions loading competition, members from the Colorado Air National Guard rush to expediently load an inert practice bomb on an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet in a friendly competition with their Jordanian counterparts the Royal Jordanian Air Force during the Eager Lion exercise. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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As part of the opening ceremonies of an Eager Lion event, members from the Royal Jordanian Air Force share a traditional meal of mansaf with Staff Sgt. Erik Gallion (pictured) as well as others from the Colorado Air National Guard. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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During a practice munitions loading competition, members from the Colorado Air National Guard rush to expediently load an inert practice bomb on an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet in a friendly competition with their Jordanian counterparts the Royal Jordanian Air Force during the Eager Lion exercise. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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A C-5 Galaxy aircraft lands at a training base in Northern Jordan as part of Exercise Eager Lion. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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A Marine F-18 Hornet taxis into position for takeoff at a training base in Northern Jordan as part of Exercise Eager Lion. The Marine jets will play “aggressors” during air-to-air maneuvers that take place here as part of the ongoing training performed between the Americans and Jordanians. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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Capt. James Edwards, a pilot with the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, prepares for takeoff as part of a scramble competition event between the Colorado Air National Guard and the Royal Jordanian Air Force. The Scramble tests the pilots and their crew chiefs in their ability to launch aircraft in a simulated quick response scenario during Eager Lion. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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Two Jordanian F-16 Fighting Falcons take off as part of a scramble competition event between the Colorado Air National Guard and the Royal Jordanian Air Force. The Scramble tests the pilot and their crew chiefs in their ability to launch aircraft in a simulated quick response scenario during Eager Lion. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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Munitions specialists with the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, install a fin section on a MK-82 bomb that will be used during a first-run bombing demonstration at a training base in Northern Jordan as part of Exercise Eager Lion. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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Capt.James Edwards, a pilot with the 120th Fighter Squadron, and his crew chiefs Tech Sgt. Joshua Matthews and Senior Airman Kristen Lee, run to launch an F-16 Fighting Falcon as part of a scramble competition event between the Colorado Air National Guard and the Royal Jordanian Air Force. The Scramble tests the pilots and their crew chiefs in their ability to launch aircraft in a simulated quick response scenario during Eager Lion. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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Marine Captain Matthew Holcomb and Lance Cpl. Aaron Broering from the VMFA-115 squadron perform pre-flight checks on the F-18 aircraft prior to takeoff. The Marine Fighter Attack squadron is operating out of a training base in Northern Jordan and is performing training and exercise missions as part of the Eager Lion exercise. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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Marine Capt. Matthew Holcomb from the VMFA-115 squadron performs pre-flight checks on his F-18 aircraft prior to takeoff. The Marine Fighter Attack squadron is operating out of a training base in Northern Jordan and is performing training and exercise missions as part of the Eager Lion exercise. Eager Lion is a U.S. Central Command-directed, irregular warfare-themed exercise focusing on missions the United States and its coalition partners might perform in support of global contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John P. Rohrer)
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