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NEWS | July 26, 2010

Charleston Airmen defeat summer heat

By Shane Ellis 315th Airlift Wing

Three communication and navigation specialist beat the heat and replaced a very high frequency antenna connector July 23, 2010, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C.

With the temperature close to 100 degrees, the Charleston Airmen were able to replace the bad connector and stay cool inside the belly of the C-17 Globemaster III by using a portable air conditioning unit.

Using proper technical data, smart equipment, teamwork and good sense, Tech. Sgt. Christopher Shea and Staff Sgt. Charlie Watson, 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, worked with Senior Airman Jonathan Kiger, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, to get the job done in a cool, safe and timely manner.

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