AGE ranger: no stranger to danger

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Airman 1st Class Miguel Cabrera, 5th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, returns a breaker bar at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 3, 2017. The AGE Airmen are responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment that supplies electricity, hydraulic and air pressure to various aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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Airman 1st Class Miguel Cabrera, 5th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, measures hydraulic lines at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 3, 2017. The AGE Airmen are responsible for upholding equipment standards by performing routine maintenance and inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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Airman 1st Class Miguel Cabrera, 5th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, inspects hydraulic cylinders at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 3, 2017. The AGE Airmen perform day-to-day maintenance, to include diagnosing malfunctions and replacing damaged munitions equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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An Airman with the 5th Maintenance Squadron connects a remote controller to a cannon plug at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 3, 2017. The remote controller is used to operate the munitions handling unit, while the cannon plug is used as a low-voltage power supply. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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Airman 1st Class Miguel Cabrera, 5th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, inspects hydraulic lines on a munitions handling unit at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 3, 2017. The AGE Airmen perform a wide variety of tasks, from repairing malfunctioning engines to performing inspections on generators and munitions equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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An Airman with the 5th Maintenance Squadron reads a technical order at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 3, 2017. Airmen follow technical orders for guidelines on how to properly perform maintenance on various equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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Airman 1st Class Miguel Cabrera, 5th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, operates a munitions handling unit at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 3, 2017. The MHU is used to load bombs onto an aircraft and can hold up to 7,000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

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