Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.  Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)
RMHEB5TMSenior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy. Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)
Two crew chiefs assist an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, after a mission July 6 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The A-10 is used for close-air support. The crew chiefs are assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
RMC8XKHYTwo crew chiefs assist an A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, after a mission July 6 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The A-10 is used for close-air support. The crew chiefs are assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.
RMRE4HPESenior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marc Bapp, left, and Senior Airman James Weishaupt, right, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform routine maintenance on an A-10 Thunderbolt II assigned to the 105th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron on Oct. 16, 2012, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Bagram maintainers work around the clock to keep their “Warthogs” ready to fly close air support missions in support of coalition ground forces. Bapp hometown is Lewisville, Texas and Weishaupt hometown is Tucsan, Ariz.
RMCY10NTU.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marc Bapp, left, and Senior Airman James Weishaupt, right, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform routine maintenance on an A-10 Thunderbolt II assigned to the 105th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron on Oct. 16, 2012, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Bagram maintainers work around the clock to keep their “Warthogs” ready to fly close air support missions in support of coalition ground forces. Bapp hometown is Lewisville, Texas and Weishaupt hometown is Tucsan, Ariz.
Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)
RMMXP1P0Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)
Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.
RMRE4HPGSenior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marc Bapp, left, and Senior Airman James Weishaupt, right, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance S
RME1HJ0FU.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marc Bapp, left, and Senior Airman James Weishaupt, right, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance S
Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)
RMMXP1P1Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)
U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules crew chiefs, Airman 1st Class Juan Alvarez and Senior Airman Mathias Potter, both assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, review technical orders Nov. 3, 2014 at Bagram Air Field before beginning preventive maintenance checks. The Airmen are deployed from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Alvarez is a native of Modesto, Calif., while Potter is a native of Portland, Ore.  Master Sgt. Cohen A. Young
RMHEAGDMU.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules crew chiefs, Airman 1st Class Juan Alvarez and Senior Airman Mathias Potter, both assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, review technical orders Nov. 3, 2014 at Bagram Air Field before beginning preventive maintenance checks. The Airmen are deployed from the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Alvarez is a native of Modesto, Calif., while Potter is a native of Portland, Ore. Master Sgt. Cohen A. Young
Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.
RMTYM2AYSenior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.
Airman John Ellis, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, sorts pins from a leading edge flap on the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during a phase inspection at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 24, 2016. Ellis worked with several other crew chiefs to check for corrosion and complete an 8000-hour rotary actuator time change. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)
RMPF21KTAirman John Ellis, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, sorts pins from a leading edge flap on the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during a phase inspection at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 24, 2016. Ellis worked with several other crew chiefs to check for corrosion and complete an 8000-hour rotary actuator time change. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)
Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.
RMTYM28YSenior Airman Daniel Lasal, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, washes the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Dedicated crew chiefs are aircraft maintainers assigned to lead the maintenance of a specific jet. Stateside, dedicated crew chiefs have their name opposite the pilot’s on the aircraft canopy.