US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CPT) Ronnie Hawkins (left), 510th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS), Baghdad Buzzards Border patrol, Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy (ITL), prepares to board his F-16 Fighting Falcon (also referred to as a Viper by many USAF pilots because that was the original General Dynamics project name) fighter aircraft, while a ground crew member stands at-ease, prior to leaving his deployed location and flying back to Aviano AB