When nations clash, a strong partnership can mean the difference between victory or defeat. That’s why the U.S. Air Force actively prioritizes strengthening our relationships. Simply put, we are stronger together.
Chile is one of the United States’ most well-established partners.
Tech. Sgt. Ian Messer and Tech. Sgt. Edgar Ayala, both 366th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion craftsmen, recently spent a month-long temporary duty (TDY) at Cerro Moreno Air Base in Antofagasta, Chile. Their mission was to train the Chilean airmen how to save money, time and manpower through hands-on training on jet engine fan blade repairs for the F100-Pratt and Whitney-W-220 jet engines.