56th MXG hosts 2nd quarter Weapons Load Competition

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rhio Rendon-Rivera, Senior Airman Rodrigo Jimenez, and Airman 1st Class Logan Ward, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintainers, load an AIM-120 AMRAAM missile onto a weapons jammer at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, July 22, 2022. The jammer assisted the load crews with hoisting heavy ordnance onto mounting points on the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jakob Hambright)
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Melanie Morgan and Airman 1st Class Wyatt Sparks, 63rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintainers, load a GBU-12 Paveway II bomb onto an F-35 Lightning II at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, July 22, 2022. For quarterly awards, 56th Maintenance Group maintainers were tested on various subjects, such as the upkeep of their toolbox, their dress and appearance, and a 25-question knowledge test. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jakob Hambright)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rhio Rendon-Rivera, Senior Airman Rodrigo Jimenez, and Airman 1st Class Logan Ward, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintainers, mount a GBU-12 Paveway II bomb onto the wing of an F-35 Lightning II at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, July 22, 2022. Luke Air Force base serves as the premiere training base for F-35 pilots for the United States and other partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jakob Hambright)
Members of the 56th Maintenance Group unload a GBU-12 Paveway II bomb off of an F-35 Lightning II during a weapons load competition at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, July 22, 2022. Four crews from different Aircraft Maintenance units participated in the competition which included two heats of two teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jakob Hambright)

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