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  • Kingsley procures new equipment under ARCWERX Innovation Program

    No matter how big or small the base, power outages are a risk that all Air Force bases must prepare for. That’s why the 173rd Fighter Wing Electrical Power Production shop maintains and regularly tests a set of 12 mobile and fixed generators around the base, and they recently were upgraded.
  • 173rd FW Vehicle Maintenance braces for heavy snows

    The Klamath Basin sits at more than 4,000 feet of elevation and gets its fair share of snow during the winter months. Thanks to plowing operations the 173rd Fighter Wing continues to train pilots all through the winter months without delay. If a snowstorm deposits more than one-half-inch, plowing operations begin no matter the time and as often as not it’s the middle of the night. A significant part of winter readiness is having all of the snowplows ready for that next big storm and the mechanics at the vehicle operations work hard to ensure they are ready.
  • 173rd FW fosters innovation across all ranks

    Continuous Process Improvement works to analyze workflow processes and through a data-based approach identify areas to eliminate waste. The 173rd Fighter Wing is spreading this approach throughout the rank structure and across civilian and contracted jobs as well in an effort to conserve resources.
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