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Airman 1st Class Samantha Coleman, 5th Aircraft Maintenance electronic countermeasures specialist, de-ices a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 11, 2017. A mixture of heated fluid and hot water is sprayed on the bombers prior to launching in cold weather conditions. 5th AMXS Airmen work in all weather conditions to provide B-52 global strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) De-Icing the Warbirds
Airman 1st Class Samantha Coleman, 5th Aircraft Maintenance electronic countermeasures specialist, de-ices a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 11, 2017. A mixture of heated fluid and hot water is sprayed on the bombers prior to launching in cold weather conditions. 5th AMXS Airmen work in all weather conditions to provide
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Airman 1st Class Alexander Shaikh, 5th Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection journeyman, shines a black light during a fluorescent penetrant inspection at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 18, 2016. The black light aids Shaikh in locating cracks and imperfections on parts of the B-52H Stratofortress and aircraft support equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Non-Destructive Inspection: Seeing Through the B-52

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Senior Airman Amanda Scanlan, 5th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance, stands atop the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., August 2, 2016. Airmen from the 5th MXS work around the clock to provide B-52 firepower on demand. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) Maintaining Firepower on Demand
Airmen from the 5th Maintenance Squadron repair cracked spoilers atop the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress in Dock 2 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., August 2, 2016. Current engineering analyses show the B-52’s life span is projected to extend beyond the year 2040 with the help of skilled Airmen who keep them flying. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st
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Airmen from the 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew attach the final inert munition during the Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Dock 7 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 22, 2016. The competition was comprised of four parts: dress and appearance, a loader’s knowledge test, toolbox inspection and the timed bomb load. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class J.T. Armstrong) 5 BW Load Crew of the Quarter
Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing participated in the Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Dock 7 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 22, 2016. Two weapons load crews, representing the 23rd Bomb Squadron, were timed on their ability to load three inert munitions onto a B-52H Stratofortress. The competition was comprised of four parts: dress and
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