VOL. 19 - NO. 35
OCT 19 - 26, 2014
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Flying Crew Chiefs Keep Aircraft Airborne

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – When a $200 million military aircraft breaks down in remote places like Afghanistan or Colombia, pilots can call on their flying crew chief, who, as most aircrew members are aware, knows everything. Flying crew chiefs perform missions worldwide. They are the mechanics of the sky and a pilot's best friend. "These guys have saved many, many missions," said Air Force Lt. Col. Jeffery Smith of the 300th Airlift Squadron. "They make our job of flying the airplane much... more


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