Sheppard in Photos
Airman 1st Class Shawn Demarco, 362nd Training Squadron A-10 crew chief apprentice course student, applies safety wire while servicing the main landing gear strut as part of pre-flight preparedness procedures. Without the strut being serviced, the plane would not be able to fly. the strut acts as a shock absorber during landing and takeoff. Demarco and his classmates are on block five of six and are scheduled to graduate soon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath |  VIRIN: 180105-F-ZC626-0045.JPG