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Maintenance squadron keeps flightline better with 'AGE'

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment (AGE) flight perform their duties at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. The AGE flight inspects and repairs all equipment entering the work center to include generators, bomb loaders and other pieces of equipment needed to complete flightline operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight perform their duties at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. The AGE flight inspects and repairs all equipment entering the work center to include generators, bomb loaders and other pieces of equipment needed to complete flightline operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment (AGE) flight use a lift to remove the top of an A/M32A-60 generator at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight utilize an array of tools and machinery to perform repairs on any and all aircraft maintenance equipment that enters the work center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight use a lift to remove the top of an A/M32A-60 generator at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight utilize an array of tools and machinery to perform repairs on any and all aircraft maintenance equipment that enters the work center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Maldonado, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, reviews a technical order (TO) at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Maldonado reviewed the TO before performing maintenance on the generator to ensure all procedures were in accordance with safety guidelines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Maldonado, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, reviews a technical order at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Maldonado reviewed the TO before performing maintenance on the generator to ensure all procedures were in accordance with safety guidelines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Maldonado, left, and Senior Airman Stephen Kelly, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeymen, perform maintenance on an A/M32A-60 generator at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. An A/M32-60 is used by maintenance agencies to troubleshoot the output and input of the engine and electrical systems of the F-16CM Fighting Falcon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Maldonado (left), and Senior Airman Stephen Kelly, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeymen, perform maintenance on an A/M32A-60 generator at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. An A/M32-60 is used by maintenance agencies to troubleshoot the output and input of the engine and electrical systems of the F-16CM Fighting Falcon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Stephen Kelly, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment (AGE) journeyman, removes a bolt from an A/M32A-60 generator at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight are trained to identify and correct mechanical errors in aircraft maintenance equipment such as generators and bomb loaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Stephen Kelly, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, removes a bolt from an A/M32A-60 generator at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight are trained to identify and correct mechanical errors in aircraft maintenance equipment such as generators and bomb loaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

Various bolts are placed on an A/M32A-60 generator in the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight work center at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight maintain approximately 35 types of equipment used to keep the 20th Fighter Wing’s F-16CM Fighting Falcons ready to accomplish the mission.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

Various bolts are placed on an A/M32A-60 generator in the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight work center at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight maintain approximately 35 types of equipment used to keep the 20th Fighter Wing’s F-16CM Fighting Falcons ready to accomplish the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Stephen Kelly, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment (AGE) journeyman, removes the final bolt from an A/M32A-60 generator motor at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight utilize an array of tools to repair generators, bomb loaders and other pieces of equipment needed to complete flightline operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Stephen Kelly, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, removes the final bolt from an A/M32A-60 generator motor at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., May 24, 2017. Airmen assigned to the AGE flight utilize an array of tools to repair generators, bomb loaders and other pieces of equipment needed to complete flightline operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Maldonado)

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The 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment, or AGE, flight inspects and repairs various types of equipment needed to complete flightline operations.