Surging above expectations
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Marcus Leonard, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, conducts communication system checks during a surge operation Jan. 11, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The surge tests the abilities of fighter squadrons to get aircraft airborne in the fastest time possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lynette M. Rolen/Released)