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A team of four U.S. Airmen, overseen by their instructor, work together to remove the accessory drive gearbox from an F-16CM Fighting Falcon engine during training at the 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 202 F-16 Field Training Detachment (FTD) at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 25, 2017. The FTD is responsible for training not only active duty maintenance Airmen, but also Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen, and those preparing for a permanent change of station to the Pacific Air Forces area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker) Building basics: FTD forms maintenance professionals
Armed with wrenches, protective gear and iPads stocked with technical orders and schematics, these Air Force maintenance professionals are ready to go back to school. The school isn’t a normal college or university; these Airmen are attending the 372nd Training Squadron, Detachment 202 F-16 Field Training Detachment, a geographically separated unit from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.
0 6/29
2017
Staff Sgt. Jessica Keys, 367th Training Support Squadron, configures her camera equipment to capture video of a C-17 Globemaster at Travis Air Force Base, California, for a Foreign Object Damage and Dropped Object Prevention Program (FOD/DOPP) training video. (U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Rudy Gonzales) Make training great again!
No, this isn’t a new political campaign slogan; it’s the unofficial motto of the 367th Training Support Squadron.
0 5/18
2017
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jose Piedra, standing, 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 4 production supervisor and instructor, discusses the importance of the 1553B databus backbone cable for the C-130J to his students Feb. 23, 2017 at the Center of Excellence on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.  The cable transfers critical information between the computer systems throughout the aircraft and the Airmen are responsible for the understanding how they work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin) Little Rock instructors prepare tomorrow’s C-130 maintainers
The 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 4 instructor team provides state-of-the-art aerospace maintenance training to conduct direct operational support to Team Little Rock, Department of Defense and coalition Air Forces around the world.
0 3/06
2017
Senior Airman Melissa Jones, 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Group  aerospace ground equipment journeyman, monitors gauges on an A/M32A-60A generator, commonly referred to as a Dash 60, during an inspection at the 407th Air Expeditionary Group, Feb. 27, 2017. The AGE Airmen maintain the ground equipment needed to service transient aircraft.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson)(Released) Sheppard-trained AGE Airmen support Polish mission
When people think of generating, executing and sustaining combat airpower, ground equipment is not usually the first thing to come to mind. However, the Airmen assigned to the aerospace ground equipment shop at the 407th Air Expeditionary Group ensure mission success every day by providing the aircrew and maintainers everything needed while on the ground to ensure they take off again without delay.
0 3/06
2017
Three field training detachments, in support of Global Strike Command’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program activated this year as part of Air Education and Training Command. The 982nd Training Group, under the 82nd Training Wing at Sheppard, recently stood up three FTDs at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. “By putting the training process in the hands of AETC, while using Striker Airmen as instructors, AETC can focus solely on providing the training and my folks can focus solely on mission execution of ICBM maintenance,” said Lawrence Kingsley, director of AFGSC Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection.
AETC, AFGSC partner for weapons system training
Three field training detachments, in support of Global Strike Command’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program activated this year as part of Air Education and Training Command. The 982nd Training Group, under the 82nd Training Wing at Sheppard, recently stood up three FTDs at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.
0 11/02
2016
Senior Airman Jason Stach, a 28th Aircraft Maintenance Unit B-1B Lancer aircraft technician, removes the inlet covers from the engines of one of the bombers May 3, 2016, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Stach is responsible for preflight inspections and maintenance on the B-1, which includes checking fluids such as fuel, oil and hydraulics, as well as landing gear and oxygen for the aircraft crew. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexander Guerrero) Sheppard Grad Helps Keep B-1 Airborne
The Air Force employs thousands of aircraft maintainers to perform the upkeep on all of its different airframes. It's up to maintainers like Senior Airman Jason Stach, a B-1B aircraft technician from the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, to keep the Lancer mission ready.
0 5/19
2016
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