Flying Razorback Flashback: 188th deploys to Panama Canal in support of Exercise Black Hawk IV

Airman Qalls, 188th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Services Squadron (CAMSS), prepares to hook up the liquid oxygen to an F-4 Phantom II aircraft during exercise Black Hawk IV, Feb. 13, 1981. The 188th Tactical Fighter Group deployed to Howard Air Base, Panama Canal in support of Black Hawk IV, a joint air and naval exercise to test U.S. Southern Command’s ability to defend the Panama Canal Zone. The unit also participated in an Operational Readiness Inspection while deployed to Panama. The unit deployed 194 personnel and nine F-4C Phantoms, in support of the ORI and exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William W. Magel/released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. William W. Magelreleased
VIRIN: 140331-Z-ZZ999-001.JPG
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