Airmen, Sailors prepare to support F-35 at Sea

U.S. Navy Aviation Support Equipment Technician Second Class Eric Stark, right, 33rd Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment, demonstrates how to operate a portable floor crane for Aviation Support Equipment Technician First Class Jerimiah Appel, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), Aug. 9, 2017, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Appel is one of two AS1s who are receiving "Phase 1" initial training for F-35 support systems from the 33rd MXS. The information he is learning will be used to operate and maintain the machines that supply electricity, air pressure and hydraulic pressure to the aircraft when the engine is not running. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson
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