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NEWS | March 21, 2013

437th AMXS Airman enjoys cool job

By Senior Airman Dennis Sloan Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Airman 1st Class Nicholas McCracken, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs several maintenance tasks on the C-17 Globemaster III, including liquid oxygen transfers. Liquid oxygen is used as a means of distributing breathable air to aircrew members and passengers above 10,000 feet above sea level. The C-17 can hold approximately 155 gallons of LOX.

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