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    Keeping Pilots Connected(00:44)

    A staff sergeant with the 158th Communications Squadron splices fiber-optic cable to help set up alert trailers, where F-16 pilots can stay.

    Many different careers are available in the Air National Guard. After enlisting and attending Basic Training, members of the Air National Guard attend technical school, where they train in their Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC).

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Speaker 1: My name is Staff Sgt. Peter Savoy. I work for the 158th Communications Squadron, and right now I'm performing a fusion splice on some fiber-optic cable to connect LAN access out here at the alert trailers. These alert trailers are being spun up, and we're performing the communications end of it, connecting the phones and computers together so that the pilots have some place to stay while they are on alert.

Speaker 2: It should go one through six, so it should go that way.

Speaker 1: Ones over here?

Speaker 2: One will be on your right there.