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Fixing any and all: vehicle maintenance

A damaged hydraulic hose was removed from a dump truck March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Scuffs, scratches and continues rubbing, paired with incredibly high pressure per square inch, can lead to dangerous hydraulic line failure. The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron takes care to ensure that these machines are not out of service long, keeping the Kadena mission moving forward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

A damaged hydraulic hose was removed from a dump truck March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Scuffs, scratches and continues rubbing, paired with incredibly high pressure per square inch, can lead to dangerous hydraulic line failure. The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron takes care to ensure that these machines are not out of service long, keeping the Kadena mission moving forward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Conner Worthington, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance apprentice, attaches fuel lines March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Up-to-date maintenance is key to ensuring things like flight line operations get accomplished on time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Conner Worthington, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance apprentice, attaches fuel lines March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Up-to-date maintenance is key to ensuring things like flight line operations get accomplished on time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

The oil levels are checked on a government vehicle March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The responsibility held by those maintaining vehicles used on the flight line is tremendous. Lives, as well as multi-million dollar pieces of equipment, are counting on the professional work conducted by the 18th LRS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

The oil levels are checked on a government vehicle March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The responsibility held by those maintaining vehicles used on the flight line is tremendous. Lives, as well as multi-million dollar pieces of equipment, are counting on the professional work conducted by the 18th LRS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Grady, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron special purpose vehicle maintainer, checks for fluid leaks on a government vehicle March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Attention to detail is critical when working with government vehicles. The 18th LRS ensures countless vehicles, with just as many intricate systems, are well kept and ready to perform. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Grady, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron special purpose vehicle maintainer, checks for fluid leaks on a government vehicle March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Attention to detail is critical when working with government vehicles. The 18th LRS ensures countless vehicles, with just as many intricate systems, are well kept and ready to perform. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Grady, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron special purpose vehicle maintainer, and A1C Andrew Martinez, 18th LRS vehicle maintenance apprentice, apply a patch to the interior of a vehicle March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Maintenance for government vehicles can range from something as simple as changing the oil regularly to something as demanding as a complete engine replacement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Grady, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron special purpose vehicle maintainer, and A1C Andrew Martinez, 18th LRS vehicle maintenance apprentice, apply a patch to the interior of a vehicle March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Maintenance for government vehicles can range from something as simple as changing the oil regularly to something as demanding as a complete engine replacement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron conducts daily operations March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th LRS Airmen work hand-in-hand with their civilian counterparts to make up the largest LRS in the Air Force, numbering more than 750 personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron conducts daily operations March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th LRS Airmen work hand-in-hand with their civilian counterparts to make up the largest LRS in the Air Force, numbering more than 750 personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- A damaged hydraulic hose was removed from a dump truck March 13, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Scuffs, scratches and continues rubbing, paired with incredibly high pressure per square inch, can lead to dangerous hydraulic line failure. The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron takes care to ensure that these machines are not out of service long, keeping the Kadena mission moving forward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quay Drawdy)