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Ground power from AGE supplies air power

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Kwang Yol Pak, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment mechanic, repairs a moveable staircase at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. Korean civilian Airmen work alongside U.S. Airmen to ensures each piece of equipment they inspect and repair meets the proper standards before it can be sent back out to the flightline for use. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)

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Staff Sgt. Daniel Zorn, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment floor lead, left, and Staff Sgt. Sierra Garcia, 51st MXS AGE craftsman, right, inspects an MHU-83 bomb lift at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. The AGE flight work in teams to perform regular inspections and repairs on many different pieces of flightline equipment to ensure operational readiness ahead of their use to support the 51st Fighter Wing’s A-10 and F-16 strategic fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)

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Senior Airman Dwalyn Starks, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, reviews the technical orders for inspecting the MHU-83 bomb lift before flightline use at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. The AGE flight is responsible for maintaining the equipment that supplies electric, hydraulic and pneumatic power necessary to perform maintenance on a variety of aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)

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Staff Sgt. Vincent Lomedico, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, examines an MHU-83 bomb lift to make sure that it operates correctly at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. The AGE flight maintains equipment that tests, services and troubleshoots aircraft systems while the aircraft is on the ground to ensure safety of flight for the 51st Fighter Wing’s two flying squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)

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Staff Sgt. Daniel Zorn, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment floor lead, loosens a screw on an MHU-83 bomb lift to fix a leak in the hose line at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. Repairs, updates and inspections are conducted on the AGE to ensure everything is in proper working order in order to execute their “Fight Tonight” mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)

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Staff Sgt. Sierra Garcia, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment craftsman, inspects an MHU-83 bomb lift for any leaks in the hose lines at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. AGE Airmen are responsible for supplying, inspecting and delivering equipment, in support of flight line operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)

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Senior Airman Timothy Brown, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, maintains proper records of the MHU-83 bomb lift during a weekly inspection at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. The AGE flight maintains more than 500 pieces of equipment across the base valued at $30 million. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Kwang Yol Pak, 51st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment mechanic, repairs a moveable staircase at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 21, 2021. Korean civilian Airmen work alongside U.S. Airmen to ensures each piece of equipment they inspect and repair meets the proper standards before it can be sent back out to the flightline for use. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Branden Rae)