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Senior Airman Alec Gobel, Senior Airman Timothy Reed and Senior Airman Buddy Brown, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, begin post-flight maintenance Jan. 25, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The crew chief’s extensive list of responsibilities include pre, post and thru-flight checks with various inspections that allows them to fully understand their vital role when repairing the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)

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Airmen from the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight check on a KC-135 Stratotanker Jan. 25, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Post-flight duties include marshalling the aircraft into a parking spot, checking oil levels in the engines and running through an inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)

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Senior Airman Alec Gobel, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, installs a tail stand on a KC-135 Stratotanker Jan. 25, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. A tail stand keeps the tanker level while it is being refueled on the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan -- Senior Airman Alec Gobel, Senior Airman Timothy Reed and Senior Airman Buddy Brown, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, begin post-flight maintenance Jan. 25, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The crew chief’s extensive list of responsibilities include pre, post and thru-flight checks with various inspections that allows them to fully understand their vital role when repairing the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)