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Master-at-Arms Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Bolas, Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo 2nd Platoon, fires a 50 caliber machine gun outfitted with blank fire adapters March 14, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. – Naval Weapons Station.
Sailors from the Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo clean up after an exercise March 14, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. – Naval Weapons Station.
Yeoman 2nd Class Gerard Mercadel, Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo 2nd Platoon, prepares to fire a 50 caliber machine gun outfitted with blank fire adapters March 14, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. – Naval Weapons Station.
Master-at-Arms Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Bolas, Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo 2nd Platoon, fires a 50 caliber machine gun outfitted with blank fire adapters March 14, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. – Naval Weapons Station.
Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Benjamin Goga, left, Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo, and Master-at-Arms Chief Petty Officer Mark Puckett, right, Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo 2nd Platoon, observe advanced battle drills during an exercise March 12, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. – Naval Weapons Station.
Master-at-Arms Chief Petty Officer Mark Puckett, Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo 2nd Platoon, takes note of boat movements during battle drills March 12, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. – Naval Weapons Station.
Sailors from the Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo observe advanced battle drills during an exercise March 12, 2019, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. – Naval Weapons Station.
Members of the Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Four-Zero stand on the field of St. Johns High School during a Navy Week school visit March 14, 2019, on Johns Island, S.C.
Lt. Justin Norris, a Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Four-Zero fleet replacement instructor pilot, talks to students about the helicopter during a Navy Week school visit March 14, 2019, in John’s Island, S.C.
Students gather around the Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Four-Zero during a Navy Week school visit March 14, 2019, on John’s Island, S.C.
Members of the USS Charleston’s ship’s company talk to JROTC students at North Charleston High School during a Navy Week school visit March 13, 2019, in North Charleston, S.C.
Master Sgt. Ron Williams of the 437th Maintenance Group at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. guides the wheel assembly onto the inner brake assembly of a B-25 bomber—a very slow and tedious process.
Members of the 437th Maintenance Group from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., utilize the aircraft tire bead breaker borrowed from the 437 MXS Aero Repair/Wheel and Tire Shop while working on a B-25 bomber at Patriots Point Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Members of Patriots Point’s maintenance staff use a crane to bring the two main landing gear and nose gear wheel and tire assemblies up to the main deck of the USS Yorktown, where the B-25 is located at the Patriots Point Maritme Museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Left to right, Tech. Sgt. Richard Atchison, Master Sgt. Ron Williams and Tech. Sgt. Charles Long, all of the 437th Maintenance Group from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., pose in front of a B-25 bomber at Patriots Point Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Members of the 437th Maintenance Group from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., came to the aid of Patriots Point Maritime Museum in February 2019 when the tires on a B-25 at the museum needed replacement. The Airmen volunteered their time and used their knowledge of C-17 Globemaster III tire maintenance to create a successful method of changing the tires on the World War II-era bomber.
One of the main landing gear tires for a B-25 bomber at Patriots Point Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C., signed by members of the 437th Maintenance Squadron Aero Repair/Wheel and Tire Shop at Joint Base Charleston, S.C.
Technical Order 1B-25J-2 “Handbook Maintenance Instructions.” This original period correct technical data manual was useful to members of the 437th Maintenance Group from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., when they came to the aid of Patriots Point Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C., in February 2019 when the tires on a B-25 at the museum needed replacement.
The B-25 “Furtle Turtle,” located on the hanger deck of the USS Yorktown at the Patriots Point Martime Museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C., sits supported by custom-built jack stands just before Airmen from the 437 Maintenance Group from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., reinstalled new wheels and tires.
Tech. Sgt. Nathon Andrews (center) and members from Patriots Point maintenance staff, place a tripod jack under the wing of a B-25 bomber located at Patriots Point Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C., to facilitate removing the wheel and tire assembly.