U.S. Air Force Capt. Jeremy Nolting, F-16 pilot, 79th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., sits on the edge of the cockpit of a F-16 Fighting Falcon during exercise Green Flag West 11-6 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 20, 2011. Green Flag West replicates irregular warfare conditions currently found in Southwest Asia. Aircrews, work closely with Air Force joint terminal attack controllers. Pilots train for a mission such as close air support, and aerial reconnaissance.