Decommissioned F-15s head to the "Boneyard"

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  • By Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar
  • 173rd Fighter Wing
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Miguel Johnson, a member of the 173rd Fighter Wing Crash Damage or Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team, waits to attach the crane straps to a stripped down F-15C Eagle as Tech. Sgt. William Stager, another 173rd FW CDDAR team member, consults with the crane operator at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. April 1, 2022. This decommissioned F-15C has been stripped of all of its removable parts including its wings, tails, and canopy and will be loaded on to a truck to be shipped down to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group in Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., often referred to as the "Boneyard". (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)