Maintenance: Making the Air Power world go ‘round

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  • By Staff Sgt. Tristan Truesdell
  • 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Aaron Blakeney, 25th Fighter Generation Squadron weapons load crew member, conducts operations checks at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 6, 2023. Being a maintainer calls for heightened attention to detail, as they are responsible for fixing mechanical issues and conducting thorough inspections of their assigned weapon systems or aircraft. Maintainers play a pivotal role in guaranteeing the reliability and performance of military aircraft to conduct continuous mission support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tristan Truesdell)