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1st SOMXS repair aircraft components, enable 1st SOW mission

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Myles Geter, a hydraulic systems journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, cuts a hose using a hose-cutting machine at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David Lynn)

U.S. Air Force Airman Jacob Lopez, a hydraulic systems apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, uses a control panel to move a crane at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the generation of safe, reliable, combat-capable aircraft and equipment, ensuring Air Force Special Operations Command can accomplish its mission any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman Jacob Lopez, a hydraulic systems apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, operates a crane at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David Lynn)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jason Hoyt, a hydraulic systems journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, inventories tools and spare components at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jason Hoyt, left, and Airman Jacob Lopez, hydraulic systems specialists with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, set up a CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft drag strut actuator test fixture at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the generation of safe, reliable, combat-capable aircraft and equipment, ensuring Air Force Special Operations Command can accomplish its mission any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Airman Jacob Lopez, a hydraulic systems apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, wears personal protective equipment while using a hose cutting-machine at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David Lynn)

Personal protective equipment is worn by hydraulic systems Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron to protect them from various hazards while repairing aircraft components at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Myles Geter, a hydraulic systems journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, inspects an aircraft component at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David Lynn)

A hydraulic test stand is used by Airmen with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron to test hydraulic and pneumatic components from various aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the generation of safe, reliable, combat-capable aircraft and equipment, ensuring Air Force Special Operations Command can accomplish its mission any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Myles Geter, a hydraulic systems journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, wears personal protective equipment while completing tasks at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the generation of safe, reliable, combat-capable aircraft and equipment, ensuring Air Force Special Operations Command can accomplish its mission any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jason Hoyt, a hydraulic systems journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron, reviews work orders at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 4, 2020. The 1st SOMXS supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Robyn Hunsinger)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. --

The 1st Special Operations Maintenance supports the Air Force Special Operations Command mission by providing maintenance to all 1st Special Operations Wing aircraft, ensuring the mission is accomplished any time, any place.