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393d AMU: Specialists support B-2 Bomber readiness

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, reviews technical orders prior to maintenance work on a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. As the specialist section chief, Bradley has oversight of over 80 personnel of the aircraft hydraulics section, propulsion section and electrical and environmental section. Bradley is also responsible for the maintenance of the 4,000 psi hydraulic system which operates the B-2 flight controls, landing gear, brakes, steering and weapon systems.  The maintenance performed by the hydraulics section ensures the B-2 is mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, reviews technical orders prior to maintenance work on a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. As the specialist section chief, Bradley has oversight of over 80 personnel of the aircraft hydraulics section, propulsion section and electrical and environmental section. Bradley is also responsible for the maintenance of the 4,000 psi hydraulic system which operates the B-2 flight controls, landing gear, brakes, steering and weapon systems. The maintenance performed by the hydraulics section ensures the B-2 is mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, inspects the hydraulic lines of a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. The inspection of the 4,000 psi hydraulic system tests operation of the B-2 flight controls, landing gear, brakes, steering and weapon systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, inspects the hydraulic lines of a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. The inspection of the 4,000 psi hydraulic system tests operation of the B-2 flight controls, landing gear, brakes, steering and weapon systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, uses a socket wrench to adjust the front landing gear of a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. When needed, Bradley wears a headset to communicate with a second member in the cockpit—who applies hydraulic pressure. This method allows the crew to adjust the steering of the front landing gear without actually turning the wheel, which prevents wear on the tires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, uses a socket wrench to adjust the front landing gear of a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. When needed, Bradley wears a headset to communicate with a second member in the cockpit—who applies hydraulic pressure. This method allows the crew to adjust the steering of the front landing gear without actually turning the wheel, which prevents wear on the tires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, adjusts the front landing gear of a B-2 Spirit with a socket wrench at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. A second member, located in the cockpit, communicates with Bradley through headsets, allowing the specialists to adjust the steering of the front landing gear without turning the wheel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, adjusts the front landing gear of a B-2 Spirit with a socket wrench at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. A second member, located in the cockpit, communicates with Bradley through headsets, allowing the specialists to adjust the steering of the front landing gear without turning the wheel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, prepares to supply power to a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. The power, provided by a generator, allows operation of the aircraft avionics system and is essential when working on the B-2’s landing gear. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Aaron Bradley, a 393d Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief, prepares to supply power to a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 18, 2016. The power, provided by a generator, allows operation of the aircraft avionics system and is essential when working on the B-2’s landing gear. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)