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  • JSTARS maintainers design tool saving Air Force estimated $500k yearly

    Eight Airmen from Team JSTARS at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, recently designed an innovative tool estimated to save the Air Force nearly $500k a year in cowling repairs for the E-8C Joint STARS aircraft. The cowling fixture table, an approved tool intended for field-level repairs, was a response to a challenge set by leadership. “The supply system could not meet the demand requirements for these cowlings,” said Col. Robert Nash, commander of the 116th Maintenance Group, Georgia Air National Guard. “We needed a sufficient capacity to support the warfighter.”
  • Guard oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy

    Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 176th Wing website — Alaska Air National Guard aircrew flight equipment oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy.
  • Aircraft engine specialists train Indian Air Force counterparts

    Two 167th maintainers spent nearly 30 days in India, recently, to provide engine training to the Indian Air Force’s C-17 Globemaster III aircraft maintainers.
  • Misawa Air Base supports Wisconsin Guardsmen

    The 35th Maintenance Squadron recently backed four Air National Guardsmen from the 115th Fighter Wing, better known as the "Badgers," based out of Madison, Wisconsin, by providing them a centralized repair facility.
  • Wyoming ANG maintainers practice recovering fighter aircraft

    Flying units, like the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, are required by the Air Force to maintain CDDAR capability. This is broken down into two phases – initial response and recovery. The maintenance group CDDAR team is responsible for the latter – recovery – which includes coordinating efforts to move the damaged or disabled aircraft to a parking or storage area.
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