Even Uncle Sam Gets Grounded

Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. -- When Uncle Sam is grounded due to bad weather conditions, the first thing to do is investigate when conditions will improve enough to fly again. Here, Maj. Trey Hall, a pilot with the 927th Air Refueling Wing, examines current weather over the west coast to see if a landing will be feasible. Knowing what the current weather conditions are before takeoff is the first step in planning a safe landing. (Official U.S. Air Force photo by Staff. Sgt. Shawn C. Rhodes)

PHOTO BY: Staff. Sgt. Shawn C. Rhodes
VIRIN: 121810-F-1687R-003.JPG
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