ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – Philip Trauth, 573rd CMXS machinist, describes how he mounts raw material into a Makino T-4 5-axis computer numerical control milling machine to manufacture an F-15 aircraft center shoulder wing rib at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, March 30, 2022. A piece of aluminum close to the size and shape of the aircraft part, called a forging piece, is milled down by a CNC milling machine to make each F-15 aircraft center shoulder wing rib. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joseph Mather)
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