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Senior Airman Facundo Santamina (left), 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief and Staff Sgt. James Pomeroy, 62nd AMXS crew chief, review a technical order prior to performing maintenance on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft March 20, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. In order to inspect and diagnose aircraft maintenance issues, crew chiefs go through more than five months of technical training and months of on the job training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez)      McChord crew chiefs - More than turning wrenches
C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on McChord Field cannot takeoff without the help of the 62nd Maintenance Group crew chiefs. A jack of all trades and a generalist in aircraft maintenance, crew chiefs are responsible for maintaining all of the 48 C-17s assigned to McChord.“We are the first line of defense when it comes to maintenance,” said Senior
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