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NEWS | March 22, 2022

149th Maintenance Squadron Gunfighters grind metal, keep aircraft flying

By Master Sgt. Mindy Bloem 149th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Staff Sgt. Josh Turner, 149th Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technician, Air National Guard, performs precision grinding to remove corrosion deposits on a piece of aluminum during night operations in February. 

These technicians play a crucial role in how aircraft function when they weld, fabricate and custom-make its metal components.