Capt. Thomas, 12th Reconnaissance Squadron RQ-4 Global Hawk pilot, conducts a walk around a RQ-4 Global Hawk prior to takeoff Nov. 1, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Thomas fulfilled the role of “Hawkeye”. Hawkeye is the call sign for the designated RQ-4 Pilot who performs pre-flight inspections before departure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bobby Cummings)

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Tags: RQ4, Hawkeye, ISR
Photo by: Staff Sgt. Bobby Cummings |  VIRIN: 161101-F-CY182-023.JPG