Silhouette of a crew chief walking on the wing of an F-15
KEY WEST, Fla. -- A crew chief from the 159th Air National Guard, LA maintenance crew preflights a F-15 fighter jet on Oct. 23, 2002 for Exercise Cope Snapper 2002. Held at NAS Key West Florida, Exercise Cope Snapper 02 is a multi-aircraft exercise that engages dissimilar air combat training with on fighter data link and joint operations with the Navy. The members involved in Cope Snapper consist of the 159th Fighter Wing's, Louisiana F-15 fighters, the 169th McEntire, SC Air National Guard's F-16 fighter jets, maintenance crews, and the Navy's F-18s and F-14 fighter jets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy T. Lock)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Jeremy T. Lock |  VIRIN: 021023-F-1644L-001.JPG