39th MXS metals techs make sparks fly

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, welds a frame together May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing, and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, welds a frame together May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing, and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, cuts a piece of tubing May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, cuts a piece of tubing May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, clamps a metal frame to a table prior to welding May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, clamps a metal frame to a table prior to welding May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, draws a line on a piece of metal tubing May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, draws a line on a piece of metal tubing May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, cuts a piece of metal May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, cuts a piece of metal May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, focuses on cutting a piece of metal May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, focuses on cutting a piece of metal May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ronald Bender, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals technology craftsman, welds a frame together May 30, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The metals technology shop is capable of repairing, and in some cases, creating parts that are no longer in production. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)