Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Larkins inspects a AIM-9 Sidewinder missile.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Larkins inspects a AIM-9 Sidewinder missile before it is loaded onto an F-15 Eagle at Langley Air Force Base, Va., during the 1st Fighter Wing's operational readiness exercise on Aug. 2, 2005. The exercise is an evaluation of the wing's ability to prepare and deploy personnel, equipment and support assets to a combat environment.