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445th maintainers keep mission going during COVID-19

Staff Sgt. Andrew Hall, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, attaches a C-17 Globemaster III tire onto a hoist here April 9, 2020. 445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue to fly and maintain its fleet of C-17 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

Staff Sgt. Andrew Hall, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, attaches a C-17 Globemaster III tire onto a hoist here April 9, 2020. 445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue to fly and maintain its fleet of C-17 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Miklasevich, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, changes out an auto flight control panel of a C-17 Globemaster III here April 13, 2020. 445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue to fly and maintain its fleet of C-17 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Miklasevich, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, changes out an auto flight control panel of a C-17 Globemaster III here April 13, 2020. 445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue to fly and maintain its fleet of C-17 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

Tech. Sgt. Rodney L. McElfresh, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, verifies strut pressure prior to raising tires on a  C-17 Globemaster III here April 9, 2020. 445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue to fly and maintain its fleet of C-17 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

Tech. Sgt. Rodney L. McElfresh, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, verifies strut pressure prior to raising tires on a C-17 Globemaster III here April 9, 2020. 445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue to fly and maintain its fleet of C-17 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

Airman 1st Class Luis Ramirez-Rosado, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, retrieves tools from his toolbox prior to changing tires on a  C-17 Globemaster III here April 9, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

Airman 1st Class Luis Ramirez-Rosado, 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, retrieves tools from his toolbox prior to changing tires on a C-17 Globemaster III here April 9, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mr. Patrick O’Reilly)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --

445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue to fly and maintain its fleet of C-17 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis.