Airman Spotlight: 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Electric Shop
/ Published September 20, 2010
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --
Unit: 51st CES
Job description and its impact on the overall mission: Maintain/troubleshoot/repair all base-wide high and low voltage electrical distribution, lightning protection, fire alarm notification, and airfield lighting systems for Osan.
Earlier this month, the 51st CES electricians worked throughout the day and night to restore services to the base following Typhoon Kompasu, which downed many trees and damaged power lines, resulting in widespread power outages. Their professionalism and dedication to service ensured base operations resumed quickly, despite having numerous logistical obstacles to overcome. Their tireless efforts expedited base recovery efforts and ensured mission readiness.