86th AMXS Airmen maintain aircraft safety

Senior Airman Steve Rogers, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, walks across the wings of a C-130J Super Hercules on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Rogers, an Atlanta native, was preparing the wings for a safety inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Steve Rogers, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, walks across the wings of a C-130J Super Hercules on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Rogers, an Atlanta native, was preparing the wings for a safety inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Steve Rogers, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, right, and Master Sgt. Shannon Hondo Smith, 86th AMXS aircraft generation section chief, left, inspect a C-130J Super Hercules on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Rogers, an Atlanta native, and Smith, a San Antonio native, were preparing the aircraft for a safety inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Steve Rogers, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, right, and Master Sgt. Shannon Hondo Smith, 86th AMXS aircraft generation section chief, left, inspect a C-130J Super Hercules on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Rogers, an Atlanta native, and Smith, a San Antonio native, were preparing the aircraft for a safety inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Austin Payne, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, cleans and applies lubrication during a repair on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Payne, a Champaign, Ill. native, was part of an 86th AMXS team that replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Austin Payne, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, cleans and applies lubrication during a repair on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Payne, a Champaign, Ill. native, was part of an 86th AMXS team that replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Steve Rogers, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, tightens a bolt on a C-130J Super Hercules on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Rogers, an Atlanta native, was preparing the wing for a safety inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Steve Rogers, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, tightens a bolt on a C-130J Super Hercules on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. Rogers, an Atlanta native, was preparing the wing for a safety inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Tech. Sgt. Edwin Huertas, foreground, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion shop NCOIC, and Staff Sgt. Bruce Sheatler, 86th AMXS aerospace propulsion technician, install a new part during a repair on a C-130J Super Hercules' engine on Ramstein Air Base, Germany April 21, 2014. Huertas, a Los Angeles native, and Sheatler, a Melville, Pa. native, were part of an 86th AMXS team that replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

Tech. Sgt. Edwin Huertas, foreground, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion shop NCOIC, and Staff Sgt. Bruce Sheatler, 86th AMXS aerospace propulsion technician, install a new part during a repair on a C-130J Super Hercules' engine on Ramstein Air Base, Germany April 21, 2014. Huertas, a Los Angeles native, and Sheatler, a Melville, Pa. native, were part of an 86th AMXS team that replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

A group of 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technicians, ready an engine for repair on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. The 86th AMXS team replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

A group of 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technicians, ready an engine for repair on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. The 86th AMXS team replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

A group of 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technicians, ready an engine for repair on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. The 86th AMXS team replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

A group of 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technicians, ready an engine for repair on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. The 86th AMXS team replaced a prop shaft adapter on a C-130J Super Hercules. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Aerospace propulsion technicians and a crew chief with the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work on repairing multiple C-130J Super Hercules on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 21, 2014. The maintainers were responsible for preparing the wing of one C-130 for a safety inspection and another for a prop shaft adapter replacement. Airmen of the 86th AMXS play a vital role in keeping Ramstein's aircraft flying and the 86th Airlift Wing's mission aloft. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan)