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311th Fighter Squadron Class 19-ABH graduation

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

1st Lt. William Jaundalderis , 311th Fighter Squadron Basic Course graduate, accepts the Daedalians Leadership award during the graduation of B-Course Class 19-ABH, Oct. 5, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Fourteen B-Course students graduated and will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the combat Air Force (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

1st Lt. Tyler Rico, 311th Fighter Squadron Basic Course graduate, accepts the River Rat Wingman Award during the graduation of B-Course Class 19-ABH, Oct. 5, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Fourteen B-Course students graduated and will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the combat Air Force (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

1st Lt. Kevin Mitchell, 311th Fighter Squadron Basic Course graduate, accepts the academic award during the graduation of B-Course Class 19-ABH, Oct. 5, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Fourteen B-Course students graduated and will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the combat Air Force (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

1st Lt. Connor Colas, 311th Fighter Squadron Basic Course graduate, accepts the Air to Air Combat Award during the graduation of B-Course Class 19-ABH, Oct. 5, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Fourteen B-Course students graduated and will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the combat Air Force (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

1st Lt. Amiee Fiedler, 311th Fighter Squadron Basic Course graduate, accepts the Air to Ground Top Gun award during the graduation of B-Course Class 19-ABH, Oct. 5, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Fourteen B-Course students graduated and will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the combat Air Force (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

1st Lt. Connor Colas, 311th Fighter Squadron Basic Course graduate, accepts the Distinguished Graduate Award during the graduation of B-Course Class 19-ABH, Oct. 5, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Fourteen B-Course students graduated and will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the combat Air Force (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. --

Fourteen F-16 Viper students graduated from the 311th Fighter Squadron’s F-16 Basic Course, during a ceremony at hangar 301, Oct. 5, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.

The F-16 B-Course is a 37-week long course required for all student pilots. On average, B-Course students log 70 hours of flying time over 59 sorties in addition to roughly 245-hours of academic training and 69-hours of flight simulator training.

The 49th Wing is the Air Force’s premiere F-16 and MQ-9 Reaper aircrew training wing. Graduates of the F-16 B-course will be reassigned to operational flying units throughout the Air Force.

Congratulations to the graduates of Class 19-ABH:

A Flight

1st Lt. David Cannon

1st Lt. Connor Colas

1st Lt. Nathaniel Dickman

1st Lt. George Frank

1st Lt. Aimee Fiedler

B Flight

1st Lt. Jared Hruby

1st Lt. William Jaundalderis

1st Lt. Benjamin Kern

1st Lt. Garrett McElligott

C Flight

1st Lt. Kevin Mitchell

1st Lt. Ty Peters

1st Lt. Tyler Rico

1st Lt. Mary Nicklas

1st Lt. Scott Wawrzyniak