U.S. Navy Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia, load an AIM-9 missile during Weapons System Evaluation Program East 21-8 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 13, 2021. Checkered Flag 21-2 was held in coordination with the 53rd Wing’s WSEP East 21-8, run by the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group located at Tyndall. Holding these exercises together allowed participating units to test both joint interoperability and live-fire missile capabilities. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Brad Sturk)

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