Annual load crew competition

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Airman 1st Class Kathryn Decker 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load team member, prepares a GBU-12 bomb during the Annual Load Crew Competition Jan. 27, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Teams consisted of three Airmen each from various AMUs working together to successfully load weapons on an F-16 Fighting Falcon or the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Staff Sgt. Dranel David, 310th AMU weapons standardization load crew team member, annotates data during the annual Load Crew Competition Jan. 27, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. During the Competition, Airmen in each team performed different jobs to safely and successfully complete the mission in the least amount of time.
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Senior Airman Derek Thayer, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit aircraft armament technician, prepares a GBU-12 bomb during the Annual Load Crew Competition Jan. 27, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The competition tested the Airmen’s ability to plan, prepare and execute their assigned roles in order to properly load the aircraft and accomplish the mission.
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Senior Airman Derek Thayer, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit aircraft armament, prepares to load a GBU-12 bomb during the annual Load Crew Competition Jan. 27, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Airmen from various AMUs competed by loading weapons on their respective aircraft aiming for the fastest and safest time possible.
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Airman 1st Class Kathryn Decker, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load team member, and Staff Sgt. Dranel David 310th AMU weapons standardization load crew member, load a GBU-12 bomb during the annual Load Crew Competition Jan. 27, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The competition is held to strengthen readiness, enhance communication and build teamwork through friendly competition.