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Minnesota ANG C-130 hit 10,000 hours

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A C-130 Hercules assigned to the 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, lands at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait after hitting the 10,000-hour mark Feb. 10, 2020. The 133rd Maintenance Group has been responsible for the C-130 for the part 24 years. The aircraft is one of eight that belongs to the 133rd Airlift Wing of the Minnesota Air National Guard. Its deployed crew chiefs are Senior Airman Tristin O’Byrne and Airman 1st Class AhNa Meixell. The C-130’s home station team is Tech. Sgt. Pete Robey, the dedicated crew chief, TSgt Michael Sheldon and SrA Josh Geigle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

An Airplane sits on the flightline.

Crew chiefs pose in front of C-130 Hercules assigned to the 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, after hitting the 10,000-hours mark Feb. 10, 2020 Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. Its deployed crew chiefs are Senior Airman Tristin O’Byrne and Airman 1st Class AhNa Meixell. The C-130’s home station team is Tech. Sgt. Pete Robey, the dedicated crew chief, TSgt Michael Sheldon and SrA Josh Geigle.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

An Airplane sits on the flightline.

A pilot disembarks from a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, after hitting the 10,000-hour mark Feb. 10, 2020 Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. The C-130 is the first of eight cargo aircrafts owned by the Wing to hit the 10,000-hour mark. Its deployed crew chiefs are Senior Airman Tristin O’Byrne and Airman 1st Class AhNa Meixell. The C-130’s home station team is Tech. Sgt. Pete Robey, the dedicated crew chief, TSgt Michael Sheldon and SrA Josh Geigle.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

An Airplane sits on the flightline.

Airman 1st Class AhNa Meixell, crew chief assigned to 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance unit, checks a C-130 Hercules after it hits it’s 10,000-hour mark Feb. 10, 2020, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. The C-130 is the first of eight cargo aircrafts owned by the Wing to hit the 10,000-hour mark. Its deployed crew chiefs are Senior Airman Tristin O’Byrne and Meixell. The C-130’s home station team is Tech. Sgt. Pete Robey, the dedicated crew chief, TSgt Michael Sheldon and SrA Josh Geigle.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

An Airplane sits on the flightline.

A C-130 Hercules assigned to the 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, shuts off its engines at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait after hitting the 10,000-hour mark Feb. 10, 2020. The C-130 is the first of eight cargo aircrafts owned by the Wing to hit the 10,000-hour mark. Its deployed crew chiefs are Senior Airman Tristin O’Byrne and Airman 1st Class AhNa Meixell. The C-130’s home station team is Tech. Sgt. Pete Robey, the dedicated crew chief, TSgt Michael Sheldon and SrA Josh Geigle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

An Airplane sits on the flightline.

A C-130 Hercules assigned to the 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, sits on the runway of Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait after hitting the 10,000-hour mark Feb. 10, 2020. The 133rd Maintenance Group have been responsible for the C-130 for the past 24 years. Its deployed crew chiefs are Senior Airman Tristin O’Byrne and Airman 1st Class AhNa Meixell. The C-130’s home station team is Tech. Sgt. Pete Robey, the dedicated crew chief, TSgt Michael Sheldon and SrA Josh Geigle.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait --

A C-130 Hercules assigned to the 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, hit the 10,000-hour mark Feb. 10, 2020. The C-130 is the first of eight cargo aircraft owned by the Wing to hit the 10,000-hour mark.