Maintenance Group honors dedicated crew chiefs

Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Schafer, left, accepts a dedicated-crew-chief certificate from Col. Mark Clemons, the 442nd Fighter Wing commander, during a dedicated-crew-chief ceremony April 4, 2009, in the wing's 5-Bay maintenance hangar. Sergeant Schafer and her fellow crew chiefs in the 442nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron were honored in a ceremony to recognize the importance of crew chiefs in the operation and maintenance of the wing's A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. Crew chiefs' names are painted on the sides of the wing's A-10s signifying the responsibility each one has for the wing's 27 airplanes. The 442nd Fighter Wing is an Air Force Reserve Command unit based at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Bill Huntington)

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