Local

June 28, 2013

58th RQS riggers in action

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Shamir Moore, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, checks the pack that will hold a MC1-1D parachute June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The aircrew flight equipment Airmen supports the pararescuemen of the 58th RQS.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Kyle Burian, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment, repacks a MC5 parachute June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Aircrew flight equipment Airmen are responsible for inspecting, repacking and rigging heavy equipment used to jump out of aircraft.

 

riggers3
Staff Sgt. Shamir Moore, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, cleans and inspects a MC1-1D parachute June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. After ensuring the parachute is clean and functional, it will be repacked and used again.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Kyle Burian, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, folds a MC5 parachute June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Folding the parachute correctly ensures it fits correctly into the jumper’s backpack.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Shamir Moore, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment, inspects the lines as Staff Sgt. Kyle Burian repacks a MC5 parachute June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Inspecting the lines ensures they are not tangled, so when the canopy is deployed it can fully open.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Kyle Burian, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, looks into an ANV-126A night vision test machine June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Aircrew flight equipment Airmen test the 58th RQS night vision binoculars every 180 days to ensure optimal performance.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Shamir Moore, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, wipes off a MC1-1D parachute before repacking it June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The MC1-1D parachute is used in low altitude static line jumps.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Staff Sgt. Shamir Moore, 58th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, tightens a parachute cord before repacking a MC1-1D parachute June 24, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. During the repacking of a parachute the aircrew Airmen inspect the parachute to ensure there are no frayed cords or rips in the canopy.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Old Glory Challenge helps Nellis remember 9/11

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis Air Force Base run with the U.S. flag during the Old Glory Challenge at Nellis AFB, Nev., Sept. 11. During the Old Glory Challenge, participants were charged wit...
 
 

Air Force revamps air expeditionary force construct

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a...
 
 
suicideprevention

Suicide prevention: What you can do

http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/suicideprevention AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (AFNS) — September 8 through 14 is National Suicide Prevention Week. However, many people are hesitant to get involved in the discussion on the topic...
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

FCC provides home away from home

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Brittany Morrill, a Family Child Care provider, shows memory cards to Sam and Ayden in her home on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. FCC providers are given free access to c...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

Frag out! Airmen attend last Air Force-only grenade training class

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Tech. Sgt. Preston Meier, 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, throws a live M-67 fragmentation grenade during the last iteration of the M...
 
 
volleyball

Intramural volleyball playoffs

Teammates from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron work together to block a spiked volleyball during the intramural volleyball playoffs at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. The intense 30-minute gam...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin