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Airman Gage Brunswick, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, works to replace a front main seal on a Ford F350 at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. Brunswick is one of 134 personnel assigned to maintain the Pacific Air Force’s second largest vehicle fleet of the almost 1,500 vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Airman Gage Brunswick, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, works to replace a front main seal on a Ford F350 at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. Brunswick is one of 134 personnel assigned to maintain the Pacific Air Force’s second largest vehicle fleet of the almost 1,500 vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Senior Airman Shiras Dara, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, grinds a part after welding it in the allied trades shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. The allied trades shop, better known as the body shop, is a specialized facility to include metal work and painting. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Senior Airman Shiras Dara, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, grinds a part after welding it in the allied trades shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. The allied trades shop, better known as the body shop, is a specialized facility to include metal work and painting. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Airman 1st Class Benjamin George, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, tightens hydraulic fittings at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. More than 80 mechanics work in the 84,000 square-foot facility. The main shop is uniquely consolidated in that it includes customer service, vehicle management and analysis, general purpose, special purpose and allied trades in the same building. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Airman 1st Class Benjamin George, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, tightens hydraulic fittings at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. More than 80 mechanics work in the 84,000 square-foot facility. The main shop is uniquely consolidated in that it includes customer service, vehicle management and analysis, general purpose, special purpose and allied trades in the same building. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Wang, Yunha, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, changes a filter on a forklift at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. VM mechanics perform all levels of maintenance from simple part changes to component rebuilds to full-service body repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Wang, Yunha, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, changes a filter on a forklift at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. VM mechanics perform all levels of maintenance from simple part changes to component rebuilds to full-service body repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Senior Airman Garrett Loucks, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, carves tool box foam for an individual tool kit upgrade at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. A team of VM Airmen are reorganizing 21 tool boxes as part of the project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

Senior Airman Garrett Loucks, 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle managment technician, carves tool box foam for an individual tool kit upgrade at the VM main shop at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 12, 2013. A team of VM Airmen are reorganizing 21 tool boxes as part of the project. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexis Siekert)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- The 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management team stays busy keeping Osan Air Base's vehicles running. The 134 personnel assigned to the unit maintain Pacific Air Force's second largest vehicle fleet of almost 1,500 vehicles.

VM mechanics perform all levels of maintenance from simple part changes to component rebuilds as well as full service body repairs.

The 84,000 square-foot facility, built in 2005, includes customer service, vehicle management and analysis, general purpose, special purpose and allied trades. VM also operates from outlying work centers to include fire truck maintenance, refueling maintenance and material handling equipment maintenance.