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Senior Airman Julian Santiago, 19th Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, receives the key to Little Rock's newest C-130J from Yakota AB, Japan Crew chief key to combat airlift
Did you know that every C-130J on Little Rock Air Force basehas a special key?  This key doesn’tstart the plane, it doesn’t open the plane, in fact it has no practical purposewith the plane at all. Yet a select few crew chiefs have the honor of receivingthis key where exceptional work is the standard.Little Rock AFB received a C-130J from Yakota
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Male sits in flight deck monitoring plane systems 19 AMXS leads C-130J maintenance ops for Hurricane Maria relief
Members of the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, are providing maintenance to C-130J aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, in the midst of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Maria.
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Airman 1st Class Steven Stoy, 19th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintainer, applies a coat of paint to a static display of a C-130J tail June 27, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Corrosion control Airmen use a specific technique while painting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rhett Isbell) Corrosion control: Ridding C-130J fleet of rust
   Scouring planes, restoring monuments and preserving legacies are some of the integral mission support duties of the 19th Maintenance Squadron Corrosion Control shop. Stopping the breakdown of aircraft and keeping the C-130J fleet combat ready is the cornerstone of the corrosion control shop. “Our overall mission is to aid in the prevention of
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jose Piedra, standing, 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 4 production supervisor and instructor, goes over a final review before issuing a test to his students Feb. 23, 2017 at the Center of Excellence on Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.  Piedra instructs more than 80 students annually in C-130J maintenance and certification.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin) Preparing today’s maintainers for tomorrow’s C-130 fleet
C-130 Hercules maintainers worldwide begin their maintenance careers at Little Rock Air Force Base and for select instructors here, they craft those students into professionals supporting rapid global mobility.The 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 4 instructor team provides state-of-the-art aerospace maintenance training to conduct direct
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