Air Force

April 12, 2013

Nellis Airmen participate in load crew competition

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard
Onlookers watch as Staff Sgt. Michael Briston and Airman 1st Class David Blyzes, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron armament systems technicians, upload a guided bomb unit during a quarterly load crew competition April 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Load crew competitions take place four times a year as well as a fifth competition, which is for the title of load crew of the year.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard
Airman 1st Class David Blyzes, Staff Sgt. Michael Briston, and Senior Airman Constantine Bolo, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron armament systems technicians, lift an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile during a quarterly load crew competition April 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen were tasked to upload munitions to two F-16 Fighting Falcons, three F-15 Eagles, one F-22 Raptor and one A-10 Warthog.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard
Staff Sgt. Michael Briston and Senior Airman Constantine Bolo, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron armament systems technicians, prepare to load a guided bomb unit during a quarterly load crew competition April 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Weapons load competitions are conducted quarterly to keep Airmen sharp and recognize superior performers.




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