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1st SOMXS Air Commandos maintain C-130 engines

Maintenance

Airman 1st Class Francis Cox, an aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, gathers needed parts for maintaining a C-130 engine at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3, 2017. Aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft technicians test, maintain and repair Air Force Special Operations Command C-130 engines, preparing them to execute missions any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Airman 1st Class Michael Brandi, an aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, installs a safety wire on a propeller at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3, 2017. Safety wires guarantee bolts are secured during flying operations that otherwise may have come loose from vibrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Maintenance

Airman 1st Class Michael Brandi, an aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, completes the safety wiring of a propeller at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3, 2017. Aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft technicians test, maintain and repair Air Force Special Operations Command C-130 engines, preparing them to execute missions any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Maintenance

Aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeymen with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, replace propeller dome seals at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3, 2017. The seals are replaced every 600 hours to keep the dome serviceable and to ensure no leaks during operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Maintenance

Senior Airman Jamal Tabor, an aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, removes a part from a propeller dome at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3, 2017. Aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft technicians test, maintain and repair Air Force Special Operations Command C-130 engines, preparing them to execute missions any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Maintenance

Senior Airman Jamal Tabor, left, and Airman 1st Class Michael Brandi, aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeymen with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, replace the seals of a propeller dome at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3, 2017. The seals are replaced every 600 hours to keep the dome serviceable and to ensure no leaks during operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Maintenance

Airman 1st Class Michael Brandi, an aerospace propulsion turboprop and turboshaft journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, installs safety wire to a propeller dome at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 3, 2017. Safety wires guarantee bolts are secured during flying operations that otherwise may have come loose from vibrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- 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 any time, any place.