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Senior Airman Kevin Heater, 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Hydraulics Centralized Repair Facility journeyman, applies a safety cable to a brake shuttle valve May 2, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The safety cable prevents the brake from loosening during aircraft operations and prevents hydraulic leaks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Mobility Airmen apply pressure to AMC C-130J fleet
Classic Rock plays in the background as three Airmen piecetogether one of the most important safety features of a C-130J. Though thepressure is on, and one error could cause fatal consequences, they are cool,calm and focused on the task at hand.Their task is simple: rebuild C-130J carbon brakes used inaircraft across Air Mobility Command. In
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Liquid oxygen, or LOX, is pressurized oxygen that has been cooled to minus 297 degrees Fahrenheit, turning it into a boiling liquid with a pale blue color. In liquid form, it’s transported more efficiently from holding containers to aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) LOX and loaded: Airmen supply fresh air to fleet
Breathing is often taken for granted on the ground but foraircrews performing high altitude air drops, it’s vital as air pressuredecreases, leaving them in a potential life or death situation.Thanks to the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel cryogenicsAirmen, pilots and aircrew can breathe easier as they provide global CombatAirlift.As part of
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