A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, Sept. 24, 2020. The F-16 participated in exercise Brave Warrior 20 which demonstrates the strength and interoperability of NATO’s alliance through focused close air support and logistics engagements between Hungarian, Slovakian, and Romanian coalition ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Valerie Halbert)

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