Fabrication Flight forges parts for aircraft readiness
Airman Jared Chappell, 51st Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance, paints an A-10 Thunderbolt II pylon after repairing a crack at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 28, 2016. Chappell was repairing a crack in the pylon to return it to full mission capability. Chappell is assigned to structural maintenance shop and is part of the fabrication flight which also has non-destructive inspection and metals technology. Fabrication flight Airmen identify, repair and build parts to working order so that Osan airframes are ready to fight tonight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen/Released)

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