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A photo of Airmen performing maintenance on aircraft.

Airmen assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16 before and after flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman unstrapping an inert missile.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Charles Arnell, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, unstraps an inert AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile in preparation for an F-16 Fighting Falcon flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The JASSM is a stealthy cruise missile that flies a preplanned route from launch to a target. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of Airmen performing maintenance on aircraft.

Two Airmen assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16 before and after flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of Airmen doing maintenance on aircraft.

Maintainers from the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The F-16s have been executing missions out of Kunsan AB since September 1981. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman connecting a gun system onto aircraft.

An Airman assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepares to connect an M61A1 Vulcan gun system onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The gun system has the capability to fire 6,000 20mm rounds per minute. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman performing maintenance on aircraft.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexis Rodriguez, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons team lead, performs pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The F-16’s seat-back angle was expanded from the usual 13 degrees to 30 degrees, increasing pilot comfort and gravity force tolerance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman loading a missile onto an aircraft.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class James Barron, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, drives an MJ-1 Lift Truck jammer to load an inert AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. In addition to the M-61A1 20mm multi-barrel cannon, the F-16 has the capability to carry up to six air-to-air missiles, conventional air-to-air and air-to-surface munitions and electronic countermeasure pods. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of a ground power unit in front of an aircraft.

A hose rests on a ground power unit in front of an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The GPU provides secondary electrical power to the aircraft during ground maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman operating a ground power unit.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeremy Gonzales, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics specialist, operates a ground power unit on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The GPU provides secondary electrical power to the aircraft during ground maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman using a hydraulic jack.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Caitlyn Reid, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, uses a hydraulic jack to replace a tire onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The Airman uses the jack to lift the fighter aircraft that weighs nearly 17,000 pounds without fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Airmen assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16 before and after flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

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80th AMU provides air power

A photo of Airmen performing maintenance on aircraft.

Airmen assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16 before and after flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman unstrapping an inert missile.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Charles Arnell, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, unstraps an inert AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile in preparation for an F-16 Fighting Falcon flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The JASSM is a stealthy cruise missile that flies a preplanned route from launch to a target. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of Airmen performing maintenance on aircraft.

Two Airmen assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16 before and after flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of Airmen doing maintenance on aircraft.

Maintainers from the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The F-16s have been executing missions out of Kunsan AB since September 1981. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman connecting a gun system onto aircraft.

An Airman assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepares to connect an M61A1 Vulcan gun system onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The gun system has the capability to fire 6,000 20mm rounds per minute. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman performing maintenance on aircraft.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexis Rodriguez, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons team lead, performs pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The F-16’s seat-back angle was expanded from the usual 13 degrees to 30 degrees, increasing pilot comfort and gravity force tolerance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman loading a missile onto an aircraft.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class James Barron, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, drives an MJ-1 Lift Truck jammer to load an inert AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. In addition to the M-61A1 20mm multi-barrel cannon, the F-16 has the capability to carry up to six air-to-air missiles, conventional air-to-air and air-to-surface munitions and electronic countermeasure pods. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of a ground power unit in front of an aircraft.

A hose rests on a ground power unit in front of an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The GPU provides secondary electrical power to the aircraft during ground maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman operating a ground power unit.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeremy Gonzales, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics specialist, operates a ground power unit on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The GPU provides secondary electrical power to the aircraft during ground maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

A photo of an Airman using a hydraulic jack.
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 10 of 10

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Caitlyn Reid, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, uses a hydraulic jack to replace a tire onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The Airman uses the jack to lift the fighter aircraft that weighs nearly 17,000 pounds without fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Airmen assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform pre-flight inspections on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16 before and after flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)