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  • Kunsan maintainers ensure airpower readiness

    Airmen from the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensure F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron are ready for flight. Routine maintenance efforts ensure the Wolf Pack is always “Ready to Fight Tonight.”

  • Electrical, environmental maintenance keeps F-16 systems online

    There are about 59 different types of aircraft in the U.S. Air Force and each one houses a network of wires that allows the aircraft to function properly. The 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit electrical and environmental shop inspects, troubleshoots and maintains those electrical and environmental

  • 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit provides air power

    Maintainers assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare F-16 Fighting Falcons for flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16s before and after flight.

  • Misawa supports Wisconsin ANG deployment in South Korea

    Badgers aren’t normally considered flying animals, but when you give them some tools, an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet engine and a cool facility, they are more than capable to provide fully-functional jet engines that power highly-maneuverable aircraft.

  • Maintenance Airman powers Misawa SEAD mission

    During an early afternoon, a soft warm breeze skirted across a flightline empty of the roar of F-16 Fighting Falcons preparing for another flight. In its place, tools clanking against metal echoed in the depths of a hangar. A crew chief worked diligently solving the most recent maintenance challenge

  • PACAF maintainers keep A-10 airborne

    The U.S. Pacific Command’s Air Contingent here requires its A-10C Thunderbolt IIs to be prepared for any situation, and maintenance personnel play a critical role in adapting to a new environment and launching aircraft at a nearly perfect rate. “Every day our Airmen are out here are getting these