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54th HS maintainers provide aircrew support

Brian Amitrano, 54th Helicopter Squadron aircrew flight equipment member, searches equipment data at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The unit’s maintainers fix and inspect flying and training equipment for aircrew, to include helmets and night vision goggles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Brian Amitrano, 54th Helicopter Squadron aircrew flight equipment member, searches equipment data at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The unit’s maintainers fix and inspect flying and training equipment for aircrew, to include helmets and night vision goggles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A member of the 54th Helicopter Squadron aircrew flight equipment section, installs ear protection on a helmet at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The unit’s maintainers perform aircraft maintenance as well as inspect and manage various pieces of aircrew flight equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A member of the 54th Helicopter Squadron aircrew flight equipment section, installs ear protection on a helmet at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The unit’s maintainers perform aircraft maintenance as well as inspect and manage various pieces of aircrew flight equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Thomas Martinez, 54th Helicopter Squadron aircraft mechanic, prepares to drain oil from a gear box at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. Squadron members also engage in emergency search and rescue mission training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Thomas Martinez, 54th Helicopter Squadron aircraft mechanic, prepares to drain oil from a gear box at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. Squadron members also engage in emergency search and rescue mission training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Thomas Martinez, 54th Helicopter Squadron aircraft mechanic, closes a helicopter cabin door at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. Squadron members also engage in emergency search and rescue mission training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Thomas Martinez, 54th Helicopter Squadron aircraft mechanic, closes a helicopter cabin door at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. Squadron members also engage in emergency search and rescue mission training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A member of the 54th Helicopter Squadron inspects a gear box at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The unit provides convoy support, missile complex security and maintains aircrew flight proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A member of the 54th Helicopter Squadron inspects a gear box at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The unit provides convoy support, missile complex security and maintains aircrew flight proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

An aircrew takes off at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The 54th Helicopter Squadron provides convoy support, missile complex security and maintains aircrew flight proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

An aircrew takes off at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The 54th Helicopter Squadron provides convoy support, missile complex security and maintains aircrew flight proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

UH-1N Iroquois with the 54th Helicopter Squadron take off at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The 54th Helicopter Squadron supports the 91st Missile Wing by escorting 91 MW Airmen to the missile complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

UH-1N Iroquois with the 54th Helicopter Squadron take off at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 2, 2017. The 54th Helicopter Squadron supports the 91st Missile Wing by escorting 91 MW Airmen to the missile complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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