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  • Metals technicians work with precision

    Metals Technicians at the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron fabricate and weld machine components to practice and produce components for machinery at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Metals technicians must ensure they maintain the highest standards of their skill for fabrication operations on aircraft and

  • Kadena maintainers manufacture the future

    Airmen from the 18th Wing and 353rd Special Operations Wing at Kadena Air Base, Japan, made history by installing the first ever 3-D printed aircraft part onto an MC-130J Commando II, creating an important step towards bringing additive manufacturing to a level of reliability that could make a big