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Staff Sgt. Carnell Robinson, left, an instructor assigned to the 373rd Training Squadron, points to the internal components of an avionic fuel systems simulator during a demonstration for a student, Airman 1st Class Eric Trammel, July 1, 2019, at Detachment 5, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Detachment 5 utilizes a 44,000 square foot maintenance training facility to safely and effectively train Mobility Airmen throughout the Air Force on maintenance and repair procedures. The instructor team provides over 20,000 hours of instruction per year to new and seasoned avionic maintainers of the U.S. and partnered militaries who also utilize similar airframes. The Airmen are trained on innovative simulators in a safety oriented environment to maximize their effectiveness on the flightline. The C-17 Maintenance Trainer Development Team is comprised of training instructors from multiple Air Force Specialty Codes who fill the role as subject matter experts for the development of maintenance Airmen.
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Gardipee, an electrical and environmental student assigned to the 373rd Training Squadron, installs instrumentation on a C-17 Globemaster III maintenance simulator July 1, 2019, at Detachment 5 training facility, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Detachment 5 utilizes a 44,000 square foot maintenance training facility to safely and effectively train Mobility Airmen throughout the Air Force on maintenance and repair procedures. The instructor team provides over 20,000 hours of instruction per year to new and seasoned avionic maintainers of the U.S. and partnered militaries who also utilize similar airframes. The Airmen are trained on innovative simulators in a safety oriented environment to maximize their effectiveness on the flightline. The C-17 Maintenance Trainer Development Team is comprised of training instructors from multiple Air Force Specialty Codes who fill the role as subject matter experts for the development of maintenance Airmen.
Tech. Sgts. Richard Lundrgen, left, and Kyle Busby work to install cockpit avionics in a maintenance simulator July 1, 2019, at Detachment 5 training facility, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Detachment 5 utilizes a 44,000 square foot maintenance training facility to safely and effectively train Mobility Airmen throughout the Air Force on maintenance and repair procedures. The instructor team provides over 20,000 hours of instruction per year to new and seasoned avionic maintainers of the U.S. and partnered militaries who also utilize similar airframes. The Airmen are trained on innovative simulators in a safety oriented environment to maximize their effectiveness on the flightline. The C-17 Maintenance Trainer Development Team is comprised of training instructors from multiple Air Force Specialty Codes who fill the role as subject matter experts for the development of maintenance Airmen.
Staff Sgt. Andrew Sim, right, an instructor at the 373rd Training Squadron’s Detachment 5, instructs crew chief students on the proper upkeep and maintenance of a C-17 Globemaster III’s landing gear July 1, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Detachment 5 utilizes a 44,000 square foot maintenance training facility to safely and effectively train Mobility Airmen throughout the Air Force on maintenance and repair procedures. The instructor team provides over 20,000 hours of instruction per year to new and seasoned avionic maintainers of the U.S. and partnered militaries who also utilize similar airframes. The Airmen are trained on innovative simulators in a safety oriented environment to maximize their effectiveness on the flightline. The C-17 Maintenance Trainer Development Team is comprised of training instructors from multiple Air Force Specialty Codes who fill the role as subject matter experts for the development of maintenance Airmen.
Airman 1st Class Alex Dallman, a student at the 373rd Training Squadron, visually inspects a landing gear simulator July 1, 2019, at Detachment 5 training facility, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Detachment 5 utilizes a 44,000 square foot maintenance training facility to safely and effectively train Mobility Airmen throughout the Air Force on maintenance and repair procedures. The instructor team provides over 20,000 hours of instruction per year to new and seasoned avionic maintainers of the U.S. and partnered militaries who also utilize similar airframes. The Airmen are trained on innovative simulators in a safety oriented environment to maximize their effectiveness on the flightline. The C-17 Maintenance Trainer Development Team is comprised of training instructors from multiple Air Force Specialty Codes who fill the role as subject matter experts for the development of maintenance Airmen.
Staff Sgt. Rossitor Alexander, an instructor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight, re-assembles an M9 pistol after cleaning it at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 1, 2019. CATM facilitates readiness by equipping Airmen with the knowledge and skills to use weapons properly, and provides support to local and regional military branches.
Staff Sgt. Rossitor Alexander, an instructor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight, cleans an M9 pistol at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 1, 2019. CATM facilitates readiness by equipping Airmen with the knowledge and skills to use weapons properly, and provides support to local and regional military branches. CATM instructors qualify for the weapons annually to maintain proficiency.
Staff Sgt. Rossitor Alexander, an instructor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight, brushes carbon residue off of an M9 pistol after firing it at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 1, 2019. CATM facilitates readiness by equipping Airmen with the knowledge and skills to use weapons properly, and provides support to local and regional military branches. CATM instructors qualify for the weapons annually to maintain proficiency.
Staff Sgt. Rossitor Alexander, an instructor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight, sprays an M9 pistol with a cleaning solution after firing it at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 1, 2019. CATM facilitates readiness by equipping Airmen with the knowledge and skills to use weapons properly, and provides support to local and regional military branches. CATM instructors qualify for the weapons annually to maintain proficiency.
Staff Sgt. Rossitor Alexander, an instructor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight, aims an M9 pistol at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 1, 2019. CATM facilitates readiness by equipping Airmen with the knowledge and skills to use weapons properly, and provides support to local and regional military branches. CATM instructors qualify for the weapons annually to maintain proficiency.
Staff Sgt. Rossitor Alexander, an instructor assigned to the 628th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight, fires an M9 pistol at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. July 1, 2019. CATM facilitates readiness by equipping Airmen with the knowledge and skills to use weapons properly, and provides support to local and regional military branches. CATM instructors qualify for the weapons annually to maintain proficiency.
Members of the 628th Contracting Squadron perform a site survey to resolve upcoming renovations and repairs for Joint Base Charleston, at Short Stay Recreation Area, S.C., June 27, 2019.
A U.S. Air Force aircraft structural maintenance technician from the 437th Maintenance Squadron applies the outer coating of aircraft paint to a C-17 Globemaster III July 2, 2019 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The technicians at JB Charleston maintain C-17s in support of maintaining a global reach airlift capability. Structural maintenance technicians advise on and maintain the structural and low observable repair, modification and corrosion protection treatment of various types of aircraft.
Airman 1st Class Austin Plaugher and Senior Airman Spencer Coole, aircraft structural maintenance technicians from the 437th Maintenance Squadron, prepare to apply the outer coating of aircraft paint to a C-17 Globemaster III July 2, 2019 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The technicians at JB Charleston maintain C-17s in support of maintaining a global reach airlift capability. Structural maintenance technicians advise on and maintain the structural and low observable repair, modification and corrosion protection treatment of various types of aircraft.
A paint brush is prepped to apply the outer coating of aircraft paint to a C-17 Globemaster III July 2, 2019 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The technicians at JB Charleston maintain C-17s in support of maintaining a global reach airlift capability. Structural maintenance technicians advise on and maintain the structural and low observable repair, modification and corrosion protection treatment of various types of aircraft.
Airman 1st Class Austin Plaugher and Senior Airman Spencer Coole, aircraft structural maintenance technicians from the 437th Maintenance Squadron, prepare to apply the outer coating of aircraft paint to a C-17 Globemaster III July 2, 2019 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The technicians at JB Charleston maintain C-17s in support of maintaining a global reach airlift capability. Structural maintenance technicians advise on and maintain the structural and low observable repair, modification and corrosion protection treatment of various types of aircraft.
Airman 1st Class Austin Plaugher and Senior Airman Spencer Coole, aircraft structural maintenance technicians from the 437th Maintenance Squadron, prepare to apply the outer coating of aircraft paint to a C-17 Globemaster III July 2, 2019 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The technicians at JB Charleston maintain C-17s in support of maintaining a global reach airlift capability. Structural maintenance technicians advise on and maintain the structural and low observable repair, modification and corrosion protection treatment of various types of aircraft.
Col. Michael Rivera, commander of the 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., passes the Army Field Support Battalion (ASFBn) Charleston colors to Lt. Col. Dion Hall, incoming commander of the ASFBn Charleston, during a change of command ceremony at the Joint Base Charleston Naval Weapons Station, S.C., July 2, 2019. AFSBn Charleston is responsible for providing worldwide contingency sustainment support and provides U.S. Army combat power by establishing, maintaining and reconstituting Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat and Southern Command activity sets.
Col. Michael Rivera, commander of the 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., presents Lt. Col. Kenneth Hoisington, outgoing commander of the Army Field Support Battalion (ASFBn) Charleston, with the meritorious service medal during a change of command ceremony at the Joint Base Charleston Naval Weapons Station, S.C., July 2, 2019. AFSBn Charleston is responsible for providing worldwide contingency sustainment support and provides U.S. Army combat power by establishing, maintaining and reconstituting Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat and Southern Command activity sets.
Lt. Col. Kenneth Hoisington, outgoing commander of the Army Field Support Battalion (ASFBn) Charleston, passes the AFSBn Charleston colors to Col. Michael Rivera, commander of the 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., during a change of command ceremony at the Joint Base Charleston Naval Weapons Station, S.C., July 2, 2019. AFSBn Charleston is responsible for providing worldwide contingency sustainment support and provides U.S. Army combat power by establishing, maintaining and reconstituting Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat and Southern Command activity sets.