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The 8th Maintenance Group provides on- and off-equipment maintenance on F-16 Fighting Falcons. The group also provides munitions, aircraft maintenance and maintenance operations support. Squadrons assigned to the 8th MXG are the 35th Fighter Generation Squadron, the 80th Fighter Generation squadron and the 8th Maintenance Squadron
Senior Airman Gavin Gonzalez, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, holds onto an AIM-9 Sidewinder during the 2021 Dedicated Crew Chief and Load Crew Competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 2, 2022. The weapons Airmen are inspected on dress and appearance, U.S. Air Force maintenance history and knowledge, while effectively loading missiles onto the F-16 Fighting Falcon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)
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