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Staff Sgt. Zachary Dowd, Air Force Repair Enhancement Program circuit card technician, replaces a resistor on a power supply at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, May 8, 2017. The four-person AFREP team saved the Air Force a combined $1.3 million in 2016, and is on-track to save $2.5 million in 2017, between cost savings and cost avoidance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse) Maintenance miracle workers
The Air Force Repair Enhancement Program here performs miracles all the time. Recently, the four-person shop repaired a $20,000 power supply headed for the trash by replacing a $5 resistor, the equivalent of fixing a $300 phone with an eight-cent paper clip.
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