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9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) dedicated crew chief and members tow a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Green, 9th Air Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, signals a U-2 Dragon Lady as it is navigating the flightline on Feb. 19, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. After flights, crew chiefs inspect the U-2 Dragon Lady for any issues so it can be fixed and ready for the next flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee)

9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) dedicated crew chief and members tow a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ashlyn Brock, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, chocks the tires of a U-2 Dragon Lady, Feb. 19, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Chocks are blocks that are placed around the tires of planes to ensure the plane doesn’t roll away. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee)

9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) dedicated crew chief and members tow a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Green, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron AMXS dedicated crew chief, spots the tow driver, Airman 1st Class David Portilla, 9th AMXS assistant dedicated crew chief, as they move a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar for maintenance on Feb. 19, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. As the U-2 Dragon Lady is positioned in the hangar, crew chiefs conduct post-flight inspections that involve checking the exterior of the aircraft, putting chalks on the wheels, and other post inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee)

9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) dedicated crew chief and members tow a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class David Portilla, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, tows a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar for maintenance on Feb. 20, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. As the U-2 Dragon Lady is positioned in the hangar, crew chiefs conduct post-flight inspections that involve checking the exterior of the aircraft, putting chalks on the wheels, and other post inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee)

9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) dedicated crew chief and members tow a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Green, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) dedicated crew chief, spots the tow driver, Airman 1st Class David Portilla, 9th AMXS assistant dedicated crew chief, as they move a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar for maintenance on Feb. 19, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. As the U-2 Dragon Lady is positioned in the hangar, crew chiefs conduct post-flight inspections that involve checking the exterior of the aircraft, putting chalks on the wheels, and other post inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee)

9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) dedicated crew chief and members tow a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar

A U-2 Dragon Lady is towed into a hangar, Feb. 19, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The 9th Maintenance Group maintains the fleet of U-2s to deliver high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance globally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee)

Beale Air Force Base, Calif. --

The 9th Aircraft Maintenance Group (9AMXS) maintains the fleet of U-2s to deliver high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance globally. As the U-2 Dragon Lady is positioned in the hangar, crew chiefs conduct post-flight inspections that involve checking the exterior of the aircraft, putting chalks on the wheels, and other post inspections.