57th Wing Conducts Annual Load Crew Competition

03/17/2013: Airmen from the 57th Wing observe the load crew competition Jan. 11, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Airmen from each Aircraft Maintenance Unit attended to support their fellow weapons load crew teams.

Credit:99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs:1/11/13

  • In photo 2, Airman 1st Class Ryan Duarte inspects a CBU-89 bomb during a load crew competition Jan. 11, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The load crew competition helps promote teamwork and morale.
  • In photo 3, Senior Airman Jonathon Gonzalez operates a weapon loader during a load crew competition Jan. 11, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Weapons load competitions are conducted quarterly to keep airmen sharp and recognize superior performers.
  • In photo 4, Senior Airman Chris Wright and Staff Sgt. Cory Moody, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems technicians, prepare to load an AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missile during a load crew competition Jan. 11, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen participate in the annual competition for title of load crew of the year.
  • In the final photo, Airman Jonathon Deacon, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems technician, prepares an F-15 Eagle for uploading munitions during a load crew competition Jan. 11, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The annual weapons load crew competition tests the skills of airmen from Viper, Thunder, Raptor, Falcon, Eagle, Tomahawk and Strike Aircraft Maintenance Units.

 

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