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Members of Team Whiteman keeping parts up to par

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Logan Gutierrez, 509th Maintenance Squadron low observable trainee, performs a flush repair on an aircraft part at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Flush repairs are done to restore punctures on aircraft parts, preventing the metal from loosening or corroding. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Logan Gutierrez, 509th Maintenance Squadron low observable trainee, performs a flush repair on an aircraft part at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Flush repairs are done to restore punctures on aircraft parts, preventing the metal from loosening or corroding. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

Tools lay dormant on a table at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. These tools are used to hold aircraft parts together while maintenance is performed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

Tools lay dormant on a table at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. These tools are used to hold aircraft parts together while maintenance is performed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cody Knott, 495th Fighter Group structural maintenance technician, bends a piece of metal at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Metal pieces are bent to fulfill the shape requirement for various aircraft parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cody Knott, 495th Fighter Group structural maintenance technician, bends a piece of metal at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Metal pieces are bent to fulfill the shape requirement for various aircraft parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. AJ Long, grinds a door frame at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. This process is done to clean up wield marks from the wielding procedure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. AJ Long, grinds a door frame at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. This process is done to clean up wield marks from the wielding procedure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

A sign hangs from the ceiling in the structural maintenance shop at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. The structural maintenance shop prides themselves in ensuring quality work is performed at all times when handling aircraft parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

A sign hangs from the ceiling in the structural maintenance shop at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. The structural maintenance shop prides themselves in ensuring quality work is performed at all times when handling aircraft parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Spencer Stringer, 495th Fighter Group structural maintenance technician, shaves metal at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Parts must be shaved in order to fit properly on an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Spencer Stringer, 495th Fighter Group structural maintenance technician, shaves metal at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Parts must be shaved in order to fit properly on an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

The structural maintenance shop works diligently at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Whenever aircraft parts are damaged, they are sent to the structural maintenance shop to repair and return back onto the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)

The structural maintenance shop works diligently at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Sept. 15, 2015. Whenever aircraft parts are damaged, they are sent to the structural maintenance shop to repair and return back onto the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released)