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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jacob Fernholz, 19th Maintenance Squadron Aircraft Metals Technology journeyman, welds an aircraft component April, 11, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The metals tech Airmen weld everything from aircraft components to flight line support equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Sommer Giron) Forging fleet of tomorrow at 2,000 degrees
A bright white light flashes from a closed-off room as anAirman torches a piece of metal at more than 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature of the room is surprisingly cool as the firemolds the metal’s imperfections away.The smell of burning iron fades as the Airman removes hismask, revealing a look of accomplishment and satisfaction that the
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