379th Field Maintenance Squadron Insignia
The 379th Field Maintenance Squadron provides intermediate level maintenance
for the quick repair of aircraft systems and related equipment. FMS has four
branches: inspection, aerospace ground equipment, propulsion, and component
The inspection branch is organized into five work centers: bomber phase,
bomber jet phase, tanker phase, tanker jet phase, and the aero repair and
The aerospace ground equipment branch maintains all assigned ground equipment
required to support the aircraft and base needs. The branch is made up of
servicing, dispatch, and inspection/repair sections, along with the production
control and supply functions.
The propulsion branch is responsible for maintaining jet engine off-wing
repair along with all spare engines and auxiliary power units. The branch is
composed of jet engine intermediate maintenance, engine test cell, material
support, non-powered AGE, accessory and engine management sections.
The component repair branch is the largest branch in the squadron and is
composed of nine shops: aircraft structural maintenance, electro-environmental,
fuel systems, metals technology, survival equipment, pneudraulics,
non-destructive inspection, wheel and tire, and egress. The branch repairs and
manufactures parts, supports periodic inspections and repairs and services
system on the aircraft.
The local manufacture function which is assigned to squadron supervision
coordinates all manufacturing done for other base agencies.