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CONR-1st AF (AFNORTH) CC attends F-16 Senior Officer Course

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Lt. Gen. Marc Sasseville, Continental U.S. NORAD Region-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Commander, inspects an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile on an F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to a flight for the F-16 Senior Officer Course, hosted by the 149th Fighter Wing, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The four-week course, designed to requalify experienced F-16 fighter pilots, focused on advanced handling characteristics, tactical formation and instrument-flying procedures. He also regained his air-air refueling currency during the course along with flying basic fighter maneuvers. He was required to requalify in the fighter jet based on his roles and responsibilities as the CONR-1 AF (AFNORTH) Commander. (Air Force photo by Capt. Cindy Piccirillo)