New Jersey Air National Guard trains with Bulgarian air force at Thracian Star 2015
A U.S. Air Force F-16D Fighting Falcon from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing retracts its landing gear after takeoff at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, during Thracian Star on July 15, 2015. Bulgarian air force MiG-29 pilot Capt. Ivan Dinkov experienced the performance of the aircraft from the back seat during a familiarization flight. Thracian Star is a bilateral training exercise to enhance interoperability with the Bulgarian air force. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley/Released)

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Photo by: Master Sgt. Andrew J. MoseleyReleased |  VIRIN: 150715-Z-YH452-186.JPG