USAF F-16s performed a strike against an anti-Iraqi forces meeting place in the vicinity of Al Qaim, Iraq, on Aug. 29—deploying two GBU-38s and destroying the building. Other F-16s provided close air support to coalition ground troops in the area who were battling anti-Iraqi forces. The F-16s performed a strike against an anti-Iraqi forces building, expending a GBU-12 with successful results.
Sept. 28, 2023
Ukrainian pilots have arrived in the U.S. to train to fly F-16s. In the past few days, several pilots arrived at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to begin English language training, a U.S. official told Air & Space Forces Magazine.