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Staff Sgt. Daniel Lee, 361st Training Squadron aerospace propulsion student, assists his wingmen in installing an engine at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 7, 2018. Prior to joining the Air Force, Lee was a hydraulics mechanic in the Marine Corps, and he looks forward to continuing his career as an Airman at his guard base in Delaware. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine E. Remillard)

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Airman 1st Class Isaiah Sosa, 362nd Training Squadron F-15 crew chief apprentice course student, opens and inspects an F-15 Eagle trainer jet's forward landing gear while his instructor watches at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 5, 2018. Sosa is part of the class referred to by one of the instructors as the "second most photogenic crew chiefs." The forward landing gear is the only one of three landing gears to allow the pilot to steer as he is taxiing or avoiding a crash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Pedro Tenorio)

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Airman Jenna Ver Straten, 361st Training Squadron aerospace propulsion student, removes a T-56 engine for repair to be made air-worthy again at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 7, 2018. Ver Straten, an Arizona native, said she is enjoying her final weeks with her close-knit class before graduating at the end of the month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine E. Remillard)

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Master Sgt. Daniel Hobson, 361st Training Squadron aerospace propulsion instructor, teaches his students how to install an engine on a stand at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 7, 2018. Hobson’s class is in block nine of training and is set to graduate at the end of the month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine E. Remillard)

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Airman Cade Hilpipre, 362nd Training Squadron F-15 crew chief apprentice course student, services a F-15 Eagle trainer's oil at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 5, 2018. F-15 crew chiefs have to be knowledgeable of which oil to use for each engine part. These jets use a special military grade oil, and akin to a car, servicing your engine oil is very important to make sure the jet and the mission run smoothly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Pedro Tenorio)

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A 362nd Training Squadron F-15 crew chief apprentice course student checks a rear axle landing gear while her classmates watch and await their turn at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 5, 2018. Each class differs from size, but each F-15 Eagle crew chief apprentice is shown, tested, then evaluated on everything from the landing gear to testing hydraulics in the F-15's cockpit. All aspects are learned in about four to six months. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Pedro Tenorio)

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Airman Giovonni Jackson, a 362nd Training Squadron F-16 crew chief apprentice course student, performs the final pre-flight inspection before graduation at Sheppard Air Force Base Texas, June 6, 2018. Jackson was graded by his primary instructor, Tech. Sgt. Abel Gay, who described the inspection as being the most challenging and in-depth inspection of the entire course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Madeleine E. Remillard)

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Tech. Sgt. Gabriel Doering (headphones) 362nd Training Squadron F-15 crew chief apprentice course instructor, watches over crew chief students Airman Elliot Valles, front seat, and Airman Jalen Ary, while they perform a check on a F-15 Eagle trainer jet at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 5, 2018. For this particular check, Valles and Ary are looking for problems with the wing lights of the trainer jet. The wing lights on a jet are most used as indicators to keep other pilots aware of their location, to reduce mid-air crashes at night. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Pedro Tenorio)

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Staff Sgt. Bruce Malcom, left on ground, 362nd Training Squadron F-15 crew chief apprentice course instructor, talks to Airman Olivia Anderson, F-15 crew chief apprentice course student, while Airman Alexander Gatewood, on ladder, and Airman 1st Class Brandon Greer, also F-15 crew chief apprentice course students, conduct service checks on the F-15 Eagle trainer jet at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 5, 2018. Malcom's students are working on servicing the canopy of the F-15. Canopies use pneumatic pressure to open and close automatically, but when the pressure runs out, crew chiefs will have to manual open canopies and refill the pressure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Pedro Tenorio)

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Staff Sgt. Matthew Carraway, 362nd Training Squadron F-15 crew chief apprentice course instructor, poses for a picture while in the cockpit of a F-15 Eagle trainer jet at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, June 5, 2018. Carraway recently graduated his own class, who he dubbed the "most photogenic class" of the 362nd TRS. (U.S. Ari Force photo by Airman 1st Class Pedro Tenorio)

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