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Deployed ‘prop’ airmen close up shop

Senior Airman Abraham Olalde cleans a propeller test stand during the final stages of breaking down the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron propeller centralized repair facility at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia. Oct. 7, 2013. In this rotation, the prop shop has repaired or refurbished 45 propellers and saved the Air Force more than $7 million in repair costs and thousands in estimated shipping costs. Olalde is a 379th EMXS propeller CRF aerospace propulsion journeyman deployed from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and a Dallas native. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Bahja J. Jones)

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This work, Deployed ‘prop’ airmen close up shop [Image 3 of 6], by SrA Bahja Jones, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.07.2013

Date Posted:10.13.2013 06:10

Photo ID:1034358



Size:4.72 MB


Hometown:DALLAS, TX, US

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