U.S. MILITARY MAINTENANCE II
U.S. NAVY MAINTENANCE
SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 1, 2019) Aviation Machinist's Mate 1st Class Melvin Fernandez, from Pleasantville, Tenn., performs maintenance on the tail rotor of an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). Wayne E. Meyer is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to support regional stability, reassure partners and allies, and maintain a presence postured to respond to any crisis ranging from humanitarian assistance to contingency operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Rawad Madanat/Released)
GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 16, 2019) Airman Tanner Welden, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), performs fuel pump maintenance in the ship's hangar bay. Boxer is part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jessica Ann Hattell/Released)
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 26, 2019) Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Alyssa Lopez, from La Grande, Ore., performs maintenance an F-18E/F Super Hornet M61-A2 gun aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Ike, with embarked Carrier Air Wing 3, is underway conducting the Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP) as part of the basic phase of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Neadria Hazel/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 19, 2019) Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Ciara Perez, from Bushnell, Fla., performs maintenance on a main reduction gear aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). Wayne E. Meyer is underway conducting operations in the Indo-Pacific region while assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy's largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet's principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Rawad Madanat/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 9, 2019) Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Brent Hughes, from Tyler, Texas, conducts maintenance on a speed through water indicator in the alarm and warnings work center aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 9, 2019. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Jarrod A. Schad)
OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 15, 2019) Construction Mechanic Constructionman apprentice Dale Groves, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, performs maintenance on a medium tactical vehicle replacement truck. NMCB-3 is forward deployed throughout the Indo-Pacific region and United States ready to support major combat operations, theater security, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. Seabees provide general engineering and civil support to Navy, Marine Corps and joint operational forces globally. (U.S. Navy photo by Equipment Operator 2nd Class Marisela Allen)
SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 25, 2019) Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Joshua Elder, from Ottowa, Kan., performs maintenance on a MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 in the hanger bay of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54). Antietam is forward deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William McCann/Released)
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (May 10, 2010) Army Sgt. Sierra Bibbs, a generator equipment repair non-commissioned officer with the 525th Military Police (525th MP) Battalion, assigned to Joint Task Force Guantanamo, installs brakes on a Humvee at the battalion motor pool. The 525th MP Battalion provides a portion of JTF Guantanamo's guard force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Nistas Released)
GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 14, 2019) Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Eric Neilson, right, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), teaches Interior Communications Electrician Seaman Thomas Williford, also assigned to Boxer, how to repair a sound-powered telephone in the forward Interior Communication shop. Boxer is part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Whitley/Released) 190914-N-PX867-1079 GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 14, 2019) Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Eric Neilson, right, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), teaches Interior Communications Electrician Seaman Thomas Williford, also assigned to Boxer, how to repair a sound-powered telephone in the forward Interior Communication shop. Boxer is part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Whitley/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 10, 2018) Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Kyrick Lee repairs a cypher lock aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58). Laboon, home-ported in Naval Station Norfolk, is in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kallysta Castillo)
PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (Sept. 25, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Larry Galicia, a biomedical engineering technician assigned to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, repairs medical equipment at Hospital Nacional de la Amistad Japn-Guatemala, during Southern Partnership Station 17. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brittney Cannady)
ACAJUTLA, El Salvador (July 16, 2011) Biomedical repair technicians embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) repair equipment from local medical facilities during Continuing Promise 2011. Continuing Promise is a five-month humanitarian assistance mission to the Caribbean, Central and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alesia Goosic)
GULF OF ADEN (April 19, 2019) Sailors conduct maintenance on the Mark 38 25 mm machine gun system aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74), April 19, 2019. McFaul is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Will Hardy/Released)
U.S. COAST GUARD MAINTENANCE
FROM WHAT I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO FIND SEEM THAT MOST OF THE MAINTENANCE FOR THE COAST GUARD IS DONE BY THE NAVY
Coast Guard Petty Officers 2nd Class Jason McCormack and Austin Essegian, both electronics technicians assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755), cut and re-terminate an antenna line running to Munro’s aircraft beacon while working aloft on the cutter’s mast approximately 147-feet above the water at Munro’s homeport in Alameda, Calif., Jan. 24, 2019. Electronics technicians are responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair and management of electronic equipment, including command and control systems, shipboard weapons, communications receivers and transmitters, data and voice-encryption equipment, navigation and search radar, tactical electronic detection systems, and electronic navigation equipment. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi.
Microwave dish maintenance on AJ Edwards, the national distress system team leader from Electronic Systems Support Unit Juneau, clears ice and snow from solar panels that power a microwave link site for VFH-FM communications in Western Alaska atop Sharatin Mt. on Kodiak Island April 3, 2012. The microwave site is one of several in the area and one of the two dishes was in need of maintenance. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

Air Station Kodiak, Alaska Original photo caption: "Crewmen from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak remove the main rotor head from an HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter during maintenance Monday. The main rotor head is routinely inspected for wear and tear every 800 flight hours."; photo dated 12 December 2005; Photo No. 051212-C-0368R-001 (FR); photo by PA1 Paul Rozkowski, USCG
US COAST GUARD 20 Photographer unknown. The USCG-20 was driven ashore during the storm that destroyed the artificial harbors in June, 1944. She was repaired and transferred to the Royal Navy (through the WSA) later that year.
Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina Original photo caption: "Taking advantage of a rare opportunity, Coast Guard pilots at Aircraft Repair and Supply Center (ARSC) in Elizabeth City, N.C., flew three different class[es] of helicopters in a tight flight formation. The GG-65A (#6536--one of the last A models) was on a pre-induction Depot Maintenance flight. HH-65B (#6578) was on a post-induction Depot Maintenance flight, and HH-65C (#6584) was in test flight phase following re-engining at ARSC. Annually, ARSC personnel induct 23 HH-65 helicopter[s] for Depot Level Maintenance and is currently involved with re-engining the helicopter fleet. The HH-65B models are being re-engined and should be completed by February 2007 becoming HH-65C models. The Coast Guard's current fleet of 95 HH-65 helicopters is deployed at 17 air stations. ARSC provides air stations with depot level maintenance, engineering, supply and information services to support Coast Guard missions."; photo is dated 13 June 2005; photo number 050613-C-0000A-001 (FR); photo by Ed W. Huntington, ARSC Elizabeth City.
Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI (Aug. 13) -- Molokai Lighthouse; the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-25 officially "adopted" the lighthouse on Sept. 1, 1999. The auxiliary is now responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the lighthouse which is located at one of the few last Hansen's Disease Settlements. USCG photo by PA3 Jacquelyn Zettles
Air Station Kodiak, Alaska Original photo caption: "Two Coast Guard HH-60J helicopters and one HH-65A helicopter sit on the tarmac of Air Station Kodiak awaiting the next call for help."; photo dated 26 April 2000; Photo No. 000426-K-7325L-503 (FR); photo by PAC Tod A. Lyons, USCG."; photo is dated as having been received by the Superintendent of Construction and Repair on 16 September 1916. No photo number; photographer unknown