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AFE ensures safety for Air Commandos

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Zachary Dunlap, an aircrew flight equipment apprentice with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, inspects anti-exposure suits at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. Aircrew flight equipment specialists ensure that all equipment is properly inspected and maintained, enabling Air Commandos to conduct global special operation missions safely. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Gavin MacDonald, an aircrew flight equipment apprentice with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, repairs and inspects an oxygen mask at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. Aircrew flight equipment specialists ensure that all equipment is properly inspected and maintained, enabling Air Commandos to conduct global special operation missions safely. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Gavin MacDonald, left, and Airman 1st Class Zachary Dunlap, aircrew flight equipment apprentices with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, repair and inspect flight equipment at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. The 8th SOS aircrew flight equipment office inspects and maintains all flight equipment for the CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to ensure the successful completion of Air Force special operations missions any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Gavin MacDonald, an aircrew flight equipment apprentice with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, repairs and inspects an oxygen mask at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. The 8th SOS aircrew flight equipment office inspects and maintains all flight equipment for the CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to support special operations missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Gavin MacDonald, an aircrew flight equipment apprentice with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, repairs and inspects an oxygen mask at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. The 8th SOS aircrew flight equipment office inspects and maintains all flight equipment for the CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to support special operations missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

A helmet sits on a table in the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. The 8th SOS aircrew flight equipment office inspects and maintains all flight equipment for the CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to support special operations missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Aaron Sams, an aircrew flight equipment journeyman with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, performs a preflight inspection of a CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. Preflight inspections are done before take off to ensure all equipment has been inspected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. David Rodriguez, an aircrew flight equipment craftsman with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, inspects a life raft during a preflight inspection of a CV-22B Osprey at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. Preflight inspections are done before take off to ensure all equipment has been inspected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Aaron Sams, an aircrew flight equipment journeyman with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, performs a preflight inspection of a CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 1, 2020. Preflight inspections are done before take off to ensure all equipment has been inspected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. --

The 8th Special Operations Squadron aircrew flight equipment office inspects and maintains all flight equipment for the CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to ensure the successful completion of Air Force special operations missions any time, any place.