823rd MXS keeps Pave Hawks healthy

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

Staff Sgt. Warrell Rickets, 823rd Maintenance Squadron specialist, prepares to remove an adel clamp on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. The adel clamp holds wire bundles together, and Rickets needed to remove the clamp to install a washer on a different component of the aircraft.
 

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

Staff Sgt. Brett Peterson, 823rd Maintenance Squadron jet engine mechanic, reviews a technical order at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. Technical orders provide Airmen all the information they need to accomplish a job safely and correctly.
 

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

A maintainer assigned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron works on an HH-60G Pave Hawk behind a warning sign at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. The 823rd MXS is responsible for planning, scheduling and directing both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on HH-60 helicopters to keep the aircraft mission ready.
 

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

Senior Airman Zachry NacCarato, 823rd Maintenance Squadron crew chief, installs a cargo door stop mechanism on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. The 823d MXS’ mission is to deliver safe and reliable HH-60s along with effective Airmen to conduct personnel recovery missions that include combat search and rescue, as well as humanitarian relief operations in any environment worldwide.
 

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

Maintainers assigned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron work on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. The 823rd MXS is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of 18 assigned HH-60Gs.
 
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Senior Airman Jacob Crain, 823rd Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a torque check on a main gear box on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. Airmen at the 823rd MXS are capable of performing intermediate, organizational and depot level maintenance on HH-60 helicopters.
 

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

Staff Sgt. Devon Boyda, 823rd Maintenance Squadron crew chief, installs a tail rotor cable pulley on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. The 823rd MXS houses approximately 18 Pave Hawks and almost 400 Airmen, providing logistical support for the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and Detachment 1 of the 18th Flight Test Squadron.
 

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

Airman 1st Class Trenton Faulkner, 823rd Maintenance Squadron crew chief, removes a screw inside the nose compartment of an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. Faulkner and other 823rd MXS maintainers are responsible for maintaining the HH-60 fleet and ensuring they are mission ready for the 66th and 58th Rescue Squadrons to carry out their combat search and rescue operations.

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