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Senior Airman Anthony Konold, 22nd Maintenance Squadron metals technology journeyman, practices welding efficiency June 2, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The metals technology team must sustain welding proficiency to ensure all aircraft and ground vehicle welds are safe and structurally sound. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)

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Senior Airman Anthony Konold, 22nd Maintenance Squadron metals technology journeyman, blends imperfections on a brake key with a grinder June 2, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Metals technology Airmen repair equipment ranging from aerospace ground equipment to aircraft and ground vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)

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Senior Airman Anthony Konold, 22nd Maintenance Squadron metals technology journeyman, uses a lathe to fabricate a communication navigation tool June 2, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The lathe allowed Konold to shape the metal until it fit the size needed for the aircraft communication tool. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Willis)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Senior Airman Anthony Konold, 22nd Maintenance Squadron metals technology journeyman, practices welding efficiency June 2, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The metals technology team must sustain welding proficiency to ensure all aircraft and ground vehicle welds are safe and structurally sound. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)