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24-hour operations for the U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules maintainers

Members deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron change a propeller on a C-130 Hercules. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (Courtesy Photo)

Members deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron change a propeller on a C-130 Hercules. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hall, a propulsion technician assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, trouble shoots a bleed air leak on a C-130 Hercules. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hall, a propulsion technician assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, trouble shoots a bleed air leak on a C-130 Hercules. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hall, a propulsion technician assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cecilia Nguyen, a propulsion technician assigned to the 386th EAMXS and deployed from Maxwell AFB, change a propeller on a C-130 Hercules. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hall, a propulsion technician assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cecilia Nguyen, a propulsion technician assigned to the 386th EAMXS and deployed from Maxwell AFB, change a propeller on a C-130 Hercules. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (Courtesy Photo)

A U.S. Air Force crew chief assigned to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, marshals in a C-130 Hercules July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

A U.S. Air Force crew chief assigned to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, marshals in a C-130 Hercules July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Alexander Campbell, an aircraft mechanic assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, works inside a gear panel of a C-130 Hercules at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Alexander Campbell, an aircraft mechanic assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, works inside a gear panel of a C-130 Hercules at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christian Pettus, a crew chief assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, removes bolts from a panel on a C-130 Hercules at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christian Pettus, a crew chief assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, removes bolts from a panel on a C-130 Hercules at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules’ in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tyler Dowland, a crew chief assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, hands bolts from a C-130 Hercules panel to U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christian Pettus, a crew chief assigned to the 386th EAMXS and deployed from Maxwell AFB, at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tyler Dowland, a crew chief assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and deployed from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, hands bolts from a C-130 Hercules panel to U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christian Pettus, a crew chief assigned to the 386th EAMXS and deployed from Maxwell AFB, at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 20, 2021. The EAMXS works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 Hercules in flight to accomplish the mission of fight to win today and to provide warfighter support in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait --

The Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 aircraft in flight to support the execution of the wing's mission of national, regional and global importance and stabilize the U.S. Central Command's areas of responsibility. The wing is USCENTCOM's theater gateway in delivering dominant combat airpower and unparalleled theater support.

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