Deployed maintainers return damaged aircraft to combat operations

by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 9/25/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — The ability to quickly return battle damaged weapon systems to combat has been a critical and sometimes decisive factor in successful military campaigns. The side that can rapidly reconstitute its forces to an operationally effective state after anContinue reading “Deployed maintainers return damaged aircraft to combat operations”

Joint STARS: Deployed maintainers saving lives

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 7/4/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — U.S. and coalition ground forces deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of operations depend on many different airframes and assets to complete their day-to-day operations including the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System maintained by the 7th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance UnitContinue reading “Joint STARS: Deployed maintainers saving lives”