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19th Air Force Commander Visits 173rd Fighter Wing

Maj. Gen. Wills

Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig D. Wills, the 19th Air Force commander, prepares for a basic fighter maneuver sortie in the back seat of an F-15 Eagle, at the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., Oct. 8, 2021. As the commander of 19th Air Force Wills oversees the training for all U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard pilots, which makes Kingsley Field, the sole F-15C schoolhouse, a significant piece of his overall responsibility. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

Maj. Gen. Wills

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Hernandez launches a 173rd Fighter Wing F-15 Eagle with Maj. Gen. Craig D. Wills, the 19th Air Force commander, in the back seat at Kingsley Field, Klamath Falls, Ore., Oct. 8, 2021. As the commander of 19th Air Force Wills oversees the training for all U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard pilots, which makes Kingsley Field, the sole F-15C schoolhouse, a significant piece of his overall responsibility. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

Maj. Gen. Wills

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig D. Wills, the 19th Air Force commander, gets ready for a flight in the F-15 Eagle with the help of Senior Airman Emma Harding at the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field, Klamath Falls, Ore., Oct. 7, 2021. Wills is very familiar with the F-15 airframe as a rated command pilot with more than 2,500 hours in both C and E models. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)

KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. -- Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig D. Wills, the 19th Air Force commander, prepares for a basic fighter maneuver sortie in the back seat of an F-15 Eagle, at the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., Oct. 8, 2021. As the commander of 19th Air Force Wills oversees the training for all U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard pilots, which makes Kingsley Field, the sole F-15C schoolhouse, a significant piece of his overall responsibility. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)