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April 19, 2013

Life Support keeps aircrew at ease

 
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Senior Airman Brett Schindler, U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment journeyman, sanitizes an oxygen mask April 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Life support maintains various flight equipment such as flight helmets, oxygen masks and survival kits.

 
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Airman Alexander Petriuc, U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment apprentice, tacks an oxygen mask April 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Tacking is a method used to maintain and secure fit sizes to an aircrew member’s face.

 
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Senior Airman Brett Schindler, U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment journeyman, tightens the belt buckle on a flight harness April 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Life support can provide adjustments and repairs to fabric and rubber components on protective clothing.

 
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Airman 1st Class Anthony Silva, U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment apprentice, conducts an inspection on a flight harness April 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Life support performs routine inspections to ensure aircrew flight equipment is in mission-ready condition.

 
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Senior Airman Brett Schindler, U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment journeyman, makes adjustments to a flight helmet April 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Life support can provide adjustments and repairs to fabric and rubber components on protective clothing.

 
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Senior Airman Brett Schindler, U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment journeyman, performs an inspection on a flight helmet April 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Life support installs different pieces of equipment daily depending on the flight crews that conduct missions that day.

 
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Senior Airman Brett Schindler, U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment journeyman, reads through an electronic technical order log April 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Life support maintains inspection and accountability documentation on aircrew flight equipment to ensure it is properly working at all times.

 




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