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July 11, 2014

RPA crews test skills during competition

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson

Staff Sgt. William, MQ-9 Reaper sensor operator from the 138th Attack Squadron, Syracuse, N.Y., aims a laser onto a target during the third annual 432nd Wing’s Wing Hunt competition June 30 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The competition takes place between multiple remotely piloted aircraft squadrons, offering an opportunity for training and demonstration of skills.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

Tech. Sgt. Adam, Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons loader, inspects an AGM-114 Hellfire missile during the second quarter 432nd Maintenance Group Load Crew of the Quarter Competition at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., June 30. The competition consists of two three-man teams from different aircraft maintenance units competing against each other in order to build skills and promote camaraderie.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

Senior Airman Devin Milburn, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron support technician, prepares an MQ-9 Reaper for loading a GBU-12 Paveway laser guided bomb during a load crew competition at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., June 30. The competition takes place every quarter, with a fifth competition taking place at the end of each year to determine the load crew of the year.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson

Maj. Seth, MQ-9 Reaper pilot from the 138th Attack Squadron, Syracuse, N.Y., checks flight data during a Wing Hunt mission June 30 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. During the competition, remotely piloted aircraft squadron teams were required to formulate a mission plan, evaluate a threat, and develop a strategy to execute the mission effectively.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

An MQ-1 Predator taxis to the runway in preparation for take-off on Creech Air Force Base, Nev., June 13. These aircraft are flown under the 432nd Wing which trains pilots, sensor operators, and other remotely piloted aircraft crewmembers, and conducts combat surveillance and attack operations worldwide.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

Staff Sgt. Trung Dinh, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew chief, left, and Senior Airman Devin Milburn, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron support technician, attach a GBU-12 Paveway laser guided bomb onto an MQ-9 Reaper during a load crew competition at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., June 30. The competition consists of two three-man teams from different aircraft maintenance units competing against each other in order to build skills and promote camaraderie.




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