First A-29 Afghan pilots graduate: ready for combat

U.S. Air Force Col. John Nichols, 14th Flying Training Wing commander, speaks during the graduation of the first 81st Fighter Squadron’s student pilot class, Dec. 18, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Afghan air force pilots began their classroom training in February 2015 and launched on their first A-29 Super Tucano training sorties in March 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Ceaira Tinsley
VIRIN: 151218-F-VD052-074.JPG
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