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Covering vital systems

Airman 1st Class Mikel Stevens, 2nd Maintenance Squadron accessories flight electrical and environmental section, installs a valley panel on a B-52H Stratofortress on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 4. Valley panels cover critical parts of the engine, this area contains the anti-icing units which prevent the engines from seizing up at high altitudes. Installation and repair to vital areas such as these are one of the areas of expertise E and E Airmen must obtain to ensure the Barksdale mission runs successfully. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Moua)(RELEASED)

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