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VFA-41 provides close air support during Green Flag 20-9

Aircraft sits on the flight line.

U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, prepare an FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jet during Green Flag 20-9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. Green Flag-West, is a realistic air-land integration combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dwane R. Young)

Sailor signals aircraft on the flight line.

U.S. Navy Airman Shemaya Harris, an aviation electricians mate assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA 41), Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, performs pre-flight checks during Green Flag 20-9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. Harris coordinated with the pilots, confirming systems were fully functional to ensure mission success and the pilot's safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dwane R. Young)

Sailor signals to aircraft on the flight line.

U.S. Navy Airman Shemaya Harris, an aviation electricians mate assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA 41), Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, launches an FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jet during Green Flag 20-9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 19, 2020. The FA-18F is an attack aircraft as well as a fighter through selected use of external equipment and advanced networking capabilities to accomplish specific missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dwane R. Young)

Sailors stand on the flight line.

U.S. Navy Petty Officers 2nd Class Cameron McMillian and Anthony Huffman, members of Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA 41), Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, performs pre-flight inspections during Green Flag 20-9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 19, 2020. VFA 41 crew members are responsible for aircraft maintenance including servicing, inspections, launch and recovery and munitions loading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dwane R. Young)

Sailor stands on the flight line.

U.S. Navy Airman Connor Murchison, an aviation structural mechanic safety equipment assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA 41), Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, stands on the flight line during Green Flag 20-9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 19, 2020. Green Flag exercises provide critical joint training for approximately 75,000 joint and coalition personnel per year, including 3,000 sorties, 6,000 flight hours, and the expenditure of over 700,000 pounds of live and training ordnance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dwane R. Young)

Aircraft takes off from the flight line.

An FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, takes off for a Green Flag 20-9 training mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. FA-18Fs are able to perform multiple missions in the tactical spectrum, including air superiority, day and night strike with precision-guided weapons, fighter escort and close air support and suppression of enemy air defenses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dwane R. Young)

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, prepare an FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jet during Green Flag 20-9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. Green Flag-West, is a realistic air-land integration combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dwane R. Young)

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