Arizona Guard deploys to Czech Republic for Ample Strike 2018
A U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 162nd Wing, Arizona Air National Guard, takes off from Namest Air Base, Czech Republic, for the start of Exercise Ample Strike 2018. Ample Strike is a Czech Republic led, multi-national live exercise that offers advanced air and land integration training to Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) and Close Air Support (CAS) aircrews. The exercise highlights the United States and our NATO allies and partner nations commitment to defending the territorial integrity of Europe. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. George Keck)