Maintaining PACAF’s Airlift

A C-130J Super Hercules is inspected by Airmen from the 374th Maintenance Squadron, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

A C-130J Super Hercules is inspected by Airmen from the 374th Maintenance Squadron, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The 374 MXS isochronal inspection dock works on C-130’s from Yokota and Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. Being responsible for aircraft from both bases, the 374 MXS works on aircraft 365 days a year to ensure all C-130’s are mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

Airmen with the 374th Maintenance Squadron work on a C-130J Super Hercules, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Airmen with the 374th Maintenance Squadron work on a C-130J Super Hercules, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Each aircraft is lifted up by four aircraft jacks so the 374th MXS can thoroughly inspect structural, mechanical and electrical systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

Airman 1st Class Derek Felt, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, replaces tools to their proper spot after using them to work on a C-130J Super Hercules, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Airman 1st Class Derek Felt, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, replaces tools to their proper spot after using them to work on a C-130J Super Hercules, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The 374 MXS isochronal inspection dock work on C-130’s from Yokota and Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. Being responsible for aircraft from both bases, the 374 MXS work on aircraft 365 days a year to ensure all C-130’s are mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

Senior Airman Alexander Forest, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, installs safety cable for fire-loop connections on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Senior Airman Alexander Forest, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, installs safety cable for fire-loop connections on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The 374 MXS isochronal inspection dock works on C-130’s from Yokota and Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. Being responsible for aircraft from both bases, the 374 MXS work on aircraft 365 days a year to ensure all C-130’s are mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

Senior Airman Alexander Forest, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, installs safety cable for fire-loop connections on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Senior Airman Alexander Forest, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, installs safety cable for fire-loop connections on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. In order to stay cleared to fly, each aircraft must undergo regular detailed isochronal inspections and preventative maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

Airmen with the 374th Maintenance Squadron check technical orders while working on a C-130J Super Hercules, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Airmen with the 374th Maintenance Squadron check technical orders while working on a C-130J Super Hercules, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Each aircraft is lifted up by four aircraft jacks so the 374th MXS can thoroughly inspect structural, mechanical and electrical systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

An Airman with the 374th Maintenance Squadron works to install a tail pipe ejector on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

An Airman with the 374th Maintenance Squadron works to install a tail pipe ejector on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. In order to stay cleared to fly, each aircraft must undergo regular detailed isochronal inspections and preventative maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

Senior Airman Dustin Owens, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, installs a fire actuator on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Senior Airman Dustin Owens, 374th Maintenance Squadron maintainer, installs a fire actuator on a C-130J Super Hercules’ Rolls Royce AE2100D3 engine, Feb. 22, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. In order to stay cleared to fly, each aircraft must undergo regular detailed isochronal inspections and preventative maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson)

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