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Maintenance 1st SOMXS Air Commandos maintain C-130 engines
Aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeymen with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on C-130 engines at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3. Aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft technicians test, maintain and repair Air Force Special Operations Command C-130 engines, preparing them to execute missions
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2017
Aerospace propulsion technicians with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted maintenance on an AC-130U Spooky gunship here, July 6, 2017. Aerospace propulsion technicians test, maintain and repair AC-130U engines, preparing them to execute the mission any time, any place. The AC-130U is one of the Air Force’s premiere multi-role aircraft. It is used for missions such as close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 1st SOAMXS keeps AC-130U Spooky gunships ready to fly any time, any place
Aerospace propulsion technicians with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted maintenance on an AC-130U Spooky gunship here, July 6. Aerospace propulsion technicians test, maintain and repair AC-130U engines, preparing them to execute the mission any time, any place. The AC-130U is one of the Air Force’s premiere
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2017
Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron salute during the presentation of the colors at an assumption of command ceremony on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. The 1st SOAMXS is responsible for maintenance on the AC-130U Spooky gunships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Broyles assumes command of 1st SOAMXS
Air Commandos and their families attend the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Assumption of Command ceremony at the Commando Hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. Lt. Col. Philip Broyles, who previously served as the commander of the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, assumed command of the 1st
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2017
Col. Harry Seibert, commander of the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Group, presents Maj. Bryan Hogan, commander of the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, with the 801st SOAMXS guidon during a change of command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. Maj. Bryan Hogan took command of the 801st SOAMXS from outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Philip Broyles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 801st SOAMXS welcomes new commander
Air Commandos and families attend the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Change of Command ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 12, 2017. Maj. Bryan Hogan took command of the 801st SOAMXS from outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Philip Broyles. The 801st SOAMXS performs maintenance on CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to ensure they
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2017
Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, collects fuel samples for testing at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Fuel specialists test petroleum from fuel trucks monthly to ensure aircraft are provided clean gas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey) Fuel lab keeps 1 SOW engines running
Fuels specialists with the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron test petroleum samples from aircraft, vehicles and storage facilities to ensure military assets are provided clean gas. Tests can be conducted using the bottle method test which monitors and minimizes contamination in fuel systems by checking sediment levels in samples.
0 10/27
2016
Airman 1st Class Brian Sheldon, a non-destructive inspection journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, stands with a magnetic particle unit at Hurlburt Field Fla., Oct. 17, 2016. A magnetic particle unit blocks light from hitting the prop rod allowing the florescent light to glow indicating imperfections on parts. These specialist use noninvasive methods to inspect the insides of metal objects to identify possible defects in systems and equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey) NDI specialist bring imperfections to light
Non-destructive inspection Airmen with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron examine aircraft parts for defects at Hurlburt Field Fla., Oct. 17, 2016. These specialist use noninvasive methods to inspect the inside and outside of metal objects to identify possible flaws in systems and equipment. One inspection method is to perform a
0 10/19
2016
Senior Airmen Markita Andrews, left, and Jason Berry, water and fuels systems maintenance journeymen with the 823rd RED HORSE Squadron, install a drinking fountain at the REDHORSE compound on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 3, 2106. The newly installed fountain will be equipped with a bottle filling station that provides a clean fill with minimal splash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett) RED HORSE Airmen ensure unit has drinking water
Senior Airmen Markita Andrews, left, and Jason Berry, water and fuels systems maintenance journeymen with the 823rd RED HORSE Squadron, install a drinking fountain at the REDHORSE compound on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 3, 2106. The newly installed fountain will be equipped with a bottle filling station that provides a clean fill with minimal
0 10/05
2016
Senior Airman Miles Shepperd, an aerospace ground equipment journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, repairs an exhaust pipe on a munitions handling unit at the AGE hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 3, 2106. AGE Airmen routinely repair flightline support equipment such as generators and air condition carts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett) AGE Airmen ensure steadfast ammo transportation
Senior Airman Miles Shepperd, an aerospace ground equipment journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, repairs an exhaust pipe on a munitions handling unit at the AGE hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 3, 2106. AGE Airmen routinely repair flightline support equipment such as generators and air condition carts. (U.S. Air
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2016
Air Commandos with the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensure CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft are ready to execute global operations anytime, anyplace. The Osprey combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing characteristics of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) 801st Air Commandos ensure CV-22 Osprey's global operational readiness
Air Commandos with the 801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensure CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft are ready to execute global operations anytime, anyplace. The Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)
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2016
Airman 1st Class Lewis Morant, a crew chief with the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, installs rollers on an MC-130H Combat Talon II at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept. 21, 2016. Crew chiefs with the 15th AMU are trained to diagnose malfunctions on the Combat Talon II during pre-flight and post-flight inspections, repair and refuel the aircraft, keep detailed records, marshal aircraft and ensure the aircraft are mission ready at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick) Air Commandos keep Combat Talon II ready to execute global operations
Airmen with the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform routine maintenance on an MC-130 Combat Talon II at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept. 21, 2016. The 15th AMU is part of the 901st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
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2016
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