(Dis)assembly required: 332d EMXS conducts F-15 phase maintenance

Airman 1st Class Kyle Segura, an F-15E Strike Eagle maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects the cockpit ejection system during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Phase maintenance typically takes seven to ten days, allowing maintainers to break down the jet and inspect every aspect of its complex systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Segura, an F-15E Strike Eagle maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects the cockpit ejection system during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Phase maintenance typically takes seven to ten days, allowing maintainers to break down the jet and inspect every aspect of its complex systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman John Sjoquist, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Aircraft receive phase maintenance at set intervals to ensure maximum safety and operability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman John Sjoquist, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Aircraft receive phase maintenance at set intervals to ensure maximum safety and operability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman Rey Tenoso, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components on an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. During phase maintenance, every panel on the aircraft is removed and underlying components are inspected or replaced to ensure the aircraft can be safely operated to its potential going forward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman Rey Tenoso, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components on an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. During phase maintenance, every panel on the aircraft is removed and underlying components are inspected or replaced to ensure the aircraft can be safely operated to its potential going forward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Maintainers assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspect components on an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. The 332 EMXS and their Strike Eagles are deployed from Seymour Johnson, Air Force Base, N.C., in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Maintainers assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspect components on an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. The 332 EMXS and their Strike Eagles are deployed from Seymour Johnson, Air Force Base, N.C., in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron undergoes full phase maintenance and inspections March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. The F-15E Strike Eagle is an all-weather, dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron undergoes full phase maintenance and inspections March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. The F-15E Strike Eagle is an all-weather, dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman Nathan Lewis, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Phase maintenance entails a full tear-down of the aircraft so that each system can be meticulously inspected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman Nathan Lewis, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Phase maintenance entails a full tear-down of the aircraft so that each system can be meticulously inspected. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron undergoes full phase maintenance and inspections March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. The 336 EFS “Rocketeers,” are deployed from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., carrying out close-air support and defensive counter-air mission sets in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron undergoes full phase maintenance and inspections March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. The 336 EFS “Rocketeers,” are deployed from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., carrying out close-air support and defensive counter-air mission sets in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Segura, an F-15E Strike Eagle maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Because many Strike Eagles have been in service for 30 years or more, phase maintenance is an important opportunity to inspect and replace aircraft systems from the ground up. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Segura, an F-15E Strike Eagle maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Because many Strike Eagles have been in service for 30 years or more, phase maintenance is an important opportunity to inspect and replace aircraft systems from the ground up. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

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