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Video: NDI Safeguarding The Aerial Arsenal

Video by Master Sgt. Jun Kim and Staff Sgt. Christopher Willis

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The 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Non-Destructive Inspection Lab uses high-tech equipment to see things that are invisible to the naked eye and aid in preventative maintenance to ensure the aircraft stay flying over Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.Includes interview with Staff Sgt. D'Shawn A. Jemmott, 455th EMXS/NDI NCOIC. Also available in high definition.

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This work, NDI Safeguarding The Aerial Arsenal, by MSgt Jun Kim and SrA Christopher Willis, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.25.2013

Date Posted:01.28.2013 2:26AM


Video ID:280145





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