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Vehicle Maintenance provides critical service at Scott

Tech Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, welds a steel bar in the fabrication workshop Jan.10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Vehicle maintenance receives approximately five vehicles a week in need of repair.

Tech Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, welds a steel bar in the fabrication workshop Jan.10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Vehicle maintenance receives approximately five vehicles a week in need of repair.

Airman 1st Class Aaron Turner, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, inspects the engine compartment of a forklift Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Turner inspects the vehicle by checking the oil, ensuring the parts aren’t damaged, and cleaning the grease and grime off of the engine parts.

Airman 1st Class Aaron Turner, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, inspects the engine compartment of a forklift Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Turner inspects the vehicle by checking the oil, ensuring the parts aren’t damaged, and cleaning the grease and grime off of the engine parts.

Airman 1st Class Aaron Turner, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, checks the oil on a forklift Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. As vehicle maintenance Turner is trained to inspect, repair, and maintain the 326 vehicles that are needed for the daily mission at Scott.

Airman 1st Class Aaron Turner, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, checks the oil on a forklift Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. As vehicle maintenance Turner is trained to inspect, repair, and maintain the 326 vehicles that are needed for the daily mission at Scott.

Airman 1st Class Aaron Turner, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, inspects one of the engine parts on a forklift Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The vehicle maintenance flight is comprised of 14 Airmen and civilians who are responsible for ensuring that all the vehicles assigned to Scott are working and are properly maintained.

Airman 1st Class Aaron Turner, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, inspects one of the engine parts on a forklift Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The vehicle maintenance flight is comprised of 14 Airmen and civilians who are responsible for ensuring that all the vehicles assigned to Scott are working and are properly maintained.

Tech. Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, puts on the required personal protective equipment before he starts welding Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Welding is used by the vehicle maintenance flight to fabricate parts out of raw materials, so they can be used to repair vehicles.

Tech. Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, puts on the required personal protective equipment before he starts welding Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Welding is used by the vehicle maintenance flight to fabricate parts out of raw materials, so they can be used to repair vehicles.

Tech Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, fires up the blowtorch in the fabrication workshop Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The vehicle maintenance flight use blowtorches to repair vehicles that are used for various missions around base.

Tech Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, fires up the blowtorch in the fabrication workshop Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The vehicle maintenance flight use blowtorches to repair vehicles that are used for various missions around base.

Tech. Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, welds a steel bar in the fabrication workshop Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The vehicle maintenance flight uses the fabrication workshop to create parts not readily available in the shop but are required to maintain vehicles.

Tech. Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, welds a steel bar in the fabrication workshop Jan. 10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The vehicle maintenance flight uses the fabrication workshop to create parts not readily available in the shop but are required to maintain vehicles.

Senior Airman Luke Hodge, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance journeyman, rebuilds a hydraulic tilt cylinder to be used for a Munitions Flight forklift at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 10, 2019. All the hydraulic functions need to be operable to ensure the forklift can tilt the mast backwards and forwards without letting ammunition and explosives fall while transporting the load.

Senior Airman Luke Hodge, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance journeyman, rebuilds a hydraulic tilt cylinder to be used for a Munitions Flight forklift at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 10, 2019. All the hydraulic functions need to be operable to ensure the forklift can tilt the mast backwards and forwards without letting ammunition and explosives fall while transporting the load.

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Tech Sgt. Brian Bradley, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, welds a steel bar in the fabrication workshop Jan.10, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Vehicle maintenance receives approximately five vehicles a week in need of repair.

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