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Vehicle maintenance keeps mission rolling in support of OIR

Staff Sgt. Joseph Petrie, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, replaces a vehicle injection control pump at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The 386th vehicle management flight performs all repairs necessary for the safe operation of motor vehicles such as oil changes, replacing engines and transmissions of general purpose trucks and cars, fire trucks, cargo loaders, and aircraft refueling vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Joseph Petrie, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, replaces a vehicle injection control pump at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The 386th vehicle management flight performs all repairs necessary for the safe operation of motor vehicles such as oil changes, replacing engines and transmissions of general purpose trucks and cars, fire trucks, cargo loaders, and aircraft refueling vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Joseph Petrie, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, replaces a vehicle injection control pump at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016. The vehicle management flight maintains a fleet of more than 700 vehicles including construction equipment and general purpose vehicles supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Joseph Petrie, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, replaces a vehicle injection control pump at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016. The vehicle management flight maintains a fleet of more than 700 vehicles including construction equipment and general purpose vehicles supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Senior Airman Troy Noel, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, inspects a vehicle clearance prior to mounting a new transmission at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016, supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The vehicle management flight conducts all repairs necessary for the safe operation of vehicles such as oil changes, engine and transmission replacements, and annual vehicle servicing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Senior Airman Troy Noel, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, inspects a vehicle clearance prior to mounting a new transmission at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016, supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The vehicle management flight conducts all repairs necessary for the safe operation of vehicles such as oil changes, engine and transmission replacements, and annual vehicle servicing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Senior Airman Troy Noel, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman , solders a transmission harness at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016. The vehicle management flight completes approximately 500 work orders a month servicing various types of vehicles such as fire trucks, cargo loaders, and aircraft refueling trucks supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Senior Airman Troy Noel, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman , solders a transmission harness at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016. The vehicle management flight completes approximately 500 work orders a month servicing various types of vehicles such as fire trucks, cargo loaders, and aircraft refueling trucks supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Jennifer Panican, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel control NCO in charge, conducts a parts inventory at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016. The material management flight purchases, maintains and tracks all vehicle parts necessary to maintain the fleet supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Jennifer Panican, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel control NCO in charge, conducts a parts inventory at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016. The material management flight purchases, maintains and tracks all vehicle parts necessary to maintain the fleet supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Justin Gentry, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, inspects a vehicle prior to conducting regularly scheduled maintenance at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The vehicle management flight performs regularly scheduled maintenance on more than 700 vehicles throughout the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Justin Gentry, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, inspects a vehicle prior to conducting regularly scheduled maintenance at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The vehicle management flight performs regularly scheduled maintenance on more than 700 vehicles throughout the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Rodel Lalap, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, welds digging blades for reuse at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The welding or “building up” of digging blades prolongs the life of the equipment used to conduct vehicle repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Rodel Lalap, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, welds digging blades for reuse at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The welding or “building up” of digging blades prolongs the life of the equipment used to conduct vehicle repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Rodel Lalap, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, welds digging blades for reuse at an undisclosed in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The flight’s welding capabilities enable them to repair cracked vehicle panels, damaged construction equipment and steel construction frames. They are also able to make custom tools when needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

Staff Sgt. Rodel Lalap, 386th Vehicle Management Flight, mission generation vehicular equipment maintenance journeyman, welds digging blades for reuse at an undisclosed in Southwest Asia, Jan. 4, 2016 supporting Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. The flight’s welding capabilities enable them to repair cracked vehicle panels, damaged construction equipment and steel construction frames. They are also able to make custom tools when needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

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