Senior Airman Fontagneres and Staff Sgt. Rodriguez work in the rain to load an MK-82 bomb.
Senior Airman Aaron Fontagneres (left) and Staff Sgt. John Rodriguez (right) work in the pouring rain to load an MK-82 bomb on an F-15E Strike Eagle at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on April 7, 1999, in preparation for a mission supporting NATO Operation Allied Force. Operation Allied Force is the air operation against targets in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Fontagneres and Rodriguez are deployed to Aviano with the 494th Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakeneath, United Kingdom.