What are some normal jobs that soldiers perform on military bases?

If a stove has a gas leak, a plumbing issue, electrical problem, etc. Are there groups, is not the right word but we'll use it, that are trained to do these odd jobs? If so, does rank influence who does what? I'm trying to translate my Dad's Vietnam stories to what's happening on military bases 37 years later :)

Asked By: - 8/19/2012
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A military base is just like a civilian city, they have many, if not all, the same functions. There is a Civil Engineering Squadron (Air Force term) that operates the infrastructure; there is the Force Support Squadron who run the libraries, gyms, dining facilities, child care centers, etc.; the Mission Support Group... More
Answered By: mgan - 8/19/2012
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There are trained folk who do maintainance and repairs.
Answered By: CeeaM - 8/19/2012
CE, civil engineering usually takes care of that stuff. At least in the Air Force
Answered By: Jeffrey - 8/19/2012
There are plumbers, electricians, dish washers, accountants, dentists, barbers, etc. in the military. They do everything you do daily. From cooking Breakfast to picking up the trash.
Answered By: lana_sands - 8/19/2012
Don't forget KP duty and cleaning out the sink Grease Traps !!
Answered By: Phred - 8/19/2012
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