Ground equipment maintainers support flightline missions

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Senior Airman David Rippberger, aerospace ground equipment journeyman and deployed member of the 36th Maintenance Squadron, cleans brake pads on a towable air compressor Aug. 12, 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The maintainers regularly test brake parts for corrosion to ensure safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel)
Senior Airman David Rippberger, aerospace ground equipment journeyman and deployed member of the 36th Maintenance Squadron, cleans brake pads on a towable air compressor Aug. 12, 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The maintainers regularly test brake parts for corrosion to ensure safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel)

Ground equipment maintainers support flightline missions

by: Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel | .
36th Wing Public Affairs | .
published: August 28, 2015

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam  -- Airmen assigned to the 36th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight are responsible for a variety of essential equipment that helps keep the B-52 Stratofortress and other aircraft here operational.

From bomb-loading lifts and munitions trailers to generators that provide aircraft and maintenance units with electrical power, each piece of equipment serves a purpose and helps flightline crews complete their mission.

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