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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. Crew chiefs clean the A-10s after combat and training sorties to prevent corrosion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. Crew chiefs clean the A-10s after combat and training sorties to prevent corrosion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Keyon Mack, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, pressure washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The squadron provides safe, properly configured aircraft in order to meet the flying hour program for three squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Keyon Mack, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, pressure washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The squadron provides safe, properly configured aircraft in order to meet the flying hour program for three squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Sisk, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The primary functions of the A-10 are close air support, airborne forward air control and combat search and rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Sisk, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The primary functions of the A-10 are close air support, airborne forward air control and combat search and rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, wipes his face while cleaning an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The 354th AMU’s parent unit, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, generates all combat and training sorties in the 355th Fighter Wing and manages the efforts of 571 personnel in 13 different specialties of maintaining A-10 attack aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, wipes his face while cleaning an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The 354th AMU’s parent unit, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, generates all combat and training sorties in the 355th Fighter Wing and manages the efforts of 571 personnel in 13 different specialties of maintaining A-10 attack aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit wash an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The 354th AMU’s parent unit, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, generates all combat and training sorties in the 355th Fighter Wing and manages the efforts of 571 personnel in 13 different specialties of maintaining A-10 attack aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit wash an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The 354th AMU’s parent unit, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, generates all combat and training sorties in the 355th Fighter Wing and manages the efforts of 571 personnel in 13 different specialties of maintaining A-10 attack aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The A-10 Thunderbolt IIs are the first Air Force aircraft specially designed to deliver close air support to ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The A-10 Thunderbolt IIs are the first Air Force aircraft specially designed to deliver close air support to ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Sisk, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crewmember, sprays an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The A-10s are washed every 180 days to prevent corrosion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Sisk, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crewmember, sprays an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The A-10s are washed every 180 days to prevent corrosion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The squadron provides safe, properly configured aircraft in order to meet the flying hour program for three squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Meilleur, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, washes an A-10C Thunderbolt II on the flightline of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2016. The squadron provides safe, properly configured aircraft in order to meet the flying hour program for three squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released)

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- The 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s parent unit, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, generates all combat and training sorties in the 355th Fighter Wing and manages the efforts of 571 personnel in 13 different specialties of maintaining A-10 attack aircraft. Crew chiefs clean the A-10s after combat and training sorties to prevent corrosion. The A-10s are washed every 180 days to prevent corrosion.