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Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, from Sedalia, Missouri, and Master Sgt. Richard Huff, from Sibley, perform maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Hensley and Hoff are both assigned to the 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental shop. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, from Sedalia, Missouri, and Master Sgt. Richard Huff, from Sibley, perform maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Hensley and Hoff are both assigned to the 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental shop. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sedalia, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sedalia, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sedalia, Missouri, grabs a wrench, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sedalia, Missouri, grabs a wrench, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Master Sgt. Richard Hoff, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sibley, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Master Sgt. Richard Hoff, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sibley, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Dave Ward, 717th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, cleans up after maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.  Ward was on a temporary duty assignment from Barksdale to support the 442nd Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Dave Ward, 717th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, cleans up after maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Ward was on a temporary duty assignment from Barksdale to support the 442nd Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Dane Jorgensen, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from New Baden, Illinois, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Dane Jorgensen, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from New Baden, Illinois, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Dane Jorgensen, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from New Baden, Illinois, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Dane Jorgensen, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from New Baden, Illinois, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Airmen from the 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron go over tasking orders for an A-10 Thunderbolt II May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Airmen from the 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron go over tasking orders for an A-10 Thunderbolt II May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Master Sgt. Richard Hoff, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sibley, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Master Sgt. Richard Hoff, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sibley, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sedalia, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)
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Senior Airman Daniel Hensley, 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technician from Sedalia, Missouri, performs maintenance work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II, May 15, 2014 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Electro-environment technicians are responsible for performing and supervising aircraft electrical and environmental functions and activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps/Released)

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Just because Air Force Reservists are traditionally part-time doesn't mean their jets are. Aircraft maintenance is a full-time requirement.

442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electro-environmental technicianscontinued to work to ensure their A-10 Thunderbolt II's were ready to fly.