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January 17, 2014

Load Crews test skills in contest

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Airmen 1st Class Darryl McCall, 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, removes the safety devices from the guidance unit on the GBU-12 Jan. 9 on the flight line at Luke Air Force Base.
 
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Military Expert 2 Tiong Bock Kwan, 425th AMU weapons load crew member, installs wings to an AIM-120B.
 
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Staff Sgt. Jonathon Plonka, 310th AMU weapons load crew chief, secures a GBU-12 to the jammer before transportation.
 
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Staff Sgt. Scott Japalucci, 309th AMU weapons load crew chief, positions the AIM-120B on the rail during the competition. The crew positions the AIM-120B by aligning hangers on the missile to slots in the rail.
 
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Staff Sgt. Matthew Egler, 62nd AMU weapons load crew chief, inspects the guidance unit Jan. 9 during munitions preparation for a GBU-12. The guidance unit directs the bomb to its target.
 
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Staff Sgt. Jonathon Plonka, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew chief, directs crew members on a jammer while positioning an AIM-120B on the flightline Jan. 9 at Luke Air Force Base during the 2014 first quarter load crew competition.




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