Gen. Hawk Carlisle (center), commander of Air Combat Command, and Maj. Gen. Thomas Deale, ACC A3, congratulate Capt. John "Rain" Waters, on certifying as the pilot for the 2017-18 F-16 Viper demonstration team Feb. 1, 2017 at Langley Air Force Base, Va. Demonstration pilots, who perform at air shows worldwide, serve two-year tours on their respective teams, and must be certified at multiple levels. Carlisle, as COMACC, was Waters' final level of certification, and named him as a demo pilot immediatley after the flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Emerald Ralston)
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