U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Medellin, 15th AMXS crew chief, participates in an interactive Aircraft Battle Damage Repair training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 13, 2023. Throughout 2023, AFMC personnel participated in multiple wargames and enterprise exercises, collaborating with hundreds of operators and subject matter experts from across the Unified Combatant Commands, Defense Agencies, National Laboratories, and other component services to assess the command’s ability to deliver capabilities to sustain the legacy force and deliver future needs. During Mobility Guardian 2023, members had the opportunity to simulate aircraft damage by sledgehammering an old airplane wing, similar to those they would be repairing in the field. This training is mission-critical for understanding battle damage maintenance and how to gather accurate data representations to spread back to home units for Mobility Guardian. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kadielle Shaw)

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