Mountain Home Air Force Base   Right Corner Banner
Join the Air Force

News > Propulsion Flight Comes Home
Propulsion Flight Comes Home

Posted 10/11/2012   Updated 10/11/2012 Email story   Print story

    


by 1st Lt. Aaron Darty
366th Component Maintenance Squadron propulsion flight


10/11/2012 - MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- Nine Airmen form the 366th Component Maintenance Squadron returned Sept. 20, from a deployment to Royal Air Force Station Lakenheath in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Airmen deployed as members of RAF Lakenheath's centralized repair facility team, providing engine support for the 391st Fighter Squadron's deployment to Southwest Asia. While at Lakenheath, they integrated with the 48th CMS Propulsion Flight to repair F100-229 engines, serving as the central hub for all intermediate level F100 engine for Central Command.

Family and Flight members were on hand to welcome the Airmen home.

"This was my husband Colin's first deployment," said Jillian Kempsell. "I'm proud of him and what he's done, but I'm glad to have him home."

The members of the CRF team gained invaluable knowledge on their deployment, and are looking forward to transition back to home-station where many will enjoy new duty positions and increased responsibilities.

The  CRF team produced outstanding results for the deployment; never was an aircraft unable to fly due to engine availability. They are proud of their accomplishments, but perhaps Staff Sgt. Dustin Clutter, deployment team leader, put it best, "It's good to be home."



tabComments
No comments yet.  
Add a comment

 Inside MHAFB

ima cornerSearch

tabNewsRSS feed 
July 15 - 31 discipline and administrative discharge actions

Base pass length extended for civilian employees' dependents

Air Force to change enlisted evaluations, promotions

Gunfighters participate in RIMPAC, forge partnerships across the globe

Strategic agility is the future of the Air Force

ACC commander confirmed

RSAF 428th FS participates in first Nellis Red Flag

Gunfighter Skies - There's an app for that

tabFeaturesRSS feed 
Airmen help families, boost morale during softball tournament

GORUCK Light Challenge tests, inspires Gunfighters

Knowledge Operations: Truly among the best

PMEL Airman trains Chilean Air Force members

tabCommentariesRSS feed 
I signed up for what?  2

Rider, then Coach, always the Safety Advocate  3

We Remember

What Women’s History Month Means to Me


Site Map      Contact Us     Questions     USA.gov     Security and Privacy notice     E-publishing  
Suicide Prevention    SAPR   IG   EEO   Accessibility/Section 508   No FEAR Act