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23d Wing commander serves day as crew chief

U.S. Air Force Col. Thomas Kunkel, 23d Wing commander, cleans the canopy of an A-10C Thunderbolt II, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During his visit to the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunkel performed an inspection, refueled and prepared the A-10 for flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Thomas Kunkel, 23d Wing commander, cleans the canopy of an A-10C Thunderbolt II, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During his visit to the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunkel performed an inspection, refueled and prepared the A-10 for flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Pontes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, fills out an aircraft form, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During Col. Thomas Kunkel’s, 23d Wing commander, visit to the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, he learned about the different responsibilities of a crew chief, including documenting each task in an aircraft forms binder to keep track of maintenance performed on the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Pontes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, fills out an aircraft form, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During Col. Thomas Kunkel’s, 23d Wing commander, visit to the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, he learned about the different responsibilities of a crew chief, including documenting each task in an aircraft forms binder to keep track of maintenance performed on the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Pontes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, demonstrates the refueling process on an A-10C Thunderbolt II for Col. Thomas Kunkel, 23d Wing commander, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Kunkel visited the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to interact with Airmen and experience a day in the life of an A-10 crew chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Pontes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, demonstrates the refueling process on an A-10C Thunderbolt II for Col. Thomas Kunkel, 23d Wing commander, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Kunkel visited the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to interact with Airmen and experience a day in the life of an A-10 crew chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Thomas Kunkel, 23d Wing commander, and Staff Sgt. Brian Pontes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, pose for a photo, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During his visit to the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunkel wore coveralls to blend in and embrace the day-to-day life of a crew chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Thomas Kunkel, 23d Wing commander, and Staff Sgt. Brian Pontes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, pose for a photo, June 27, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During his visit to the 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Kunkel wore coveralls to blend in and embrace the day-to-day life of a crew chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Hunter/Released)