Air Force

March 29, 2013

Combat-Ready Airmen Delivering Electronic Attack at a Moment’s Notice… Anywhere!

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Senior Airman Camilla Griffin

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Members of the 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron step to a EC-130H Compass Call here March 20. Aircrew will typically step an hour before takeoff, as it takes time to run checklists, start engines and taxi.
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Maj. Michael Padilla, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron assistant director of operations, warms up on a treadmill before going for a run. The 43rd ECS has a mandatory physical training session every Thursday morning because of their flying operations and continued mission related obligations, they are encouraged to PT regularly throughout the week.
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Senior Airman Alexander Klonowski, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, performs a 30-day inspection on a parachute. A 30-day inspection consists of ensuring the oxygen cylinder is good and all tabs are in place.
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Senior Airman Alexander Klonowski, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, fits Master Sergeant Michael Wiest, 43rd ECS cryptologic language analyst, for his helmet and mask. Helmets and mask are fitted once, with no expiration date, but are also inspected by an aircrew flight equipment member after every flight and every 90 days per Major Command.

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Members of the 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron gather for a pre-flight briefing at the operations desk. During pre-flight briefings, aircrew is given information about their flight.




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