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1st Air Cav crew chiefs: Turning wrenches to keep aircraft spinning

Sgt. Matthew Arambula, a Belton, Texas, native and UH-60 helicopter repairer with Company B, 3rd Attack Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, performs a pre-flight check on a UH-60 Black Hawk at Fort Hood, Oct. 8. Crew chiefs are charged with ensuring the aircraft they fly on are structurally sound, properly inspected and at all times maintained, as they are the first line defense for detecting a user-level maintenance failure.



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This work, 1st Air Cav crew chiefs: Turning wrenches to keep aircraft spinning [Image 2 of 5], by SGT Christopher Calvert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.08.2013

Date Posted:10.22.2013 14:59

Photo ID:1038375

VIRIN:131008-A-WD324-001

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:2.35 MB

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

Hometown:BELTON, TX, US

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