34th Weapons Squadron competes in Gun Smoke 2021 at Nellis

An HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 34th Weapons Squadron flies over North Las Vegas, Nev., May 18, 2021. The competition incorporated multiple units and career fields and allowed instructors at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School the chance to demonstrate tactical procedures.
 
 
 
 
 

(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

Tech. Sgt. Taylor Cifuentes, 34th Weapons Squadron special missions aviator instructor, loads ammunition into an HH-60G Pave Hawk in preparation for a Gunsmoke Competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 18, 2021. U.S. Air Force Weapons School squadrons and various maintenance and special operations units competed in the event.
 
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

Airman 1st Class Evan Hoyt, 855th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, preforms preflight checks on an HH-60G Pave Hawk in preparation for a Gunsmoke Competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 18, 2021. The purpose of the competition was to demonstrate the capabilities of both jet and conventional fighter aircraft accuracy in bombing and gunnery.
 
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

An HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 34th Weapons Squadron preparers to land on the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., May 18, 2021. The purpose of the competition was to demonstrate the capabilities of both jet and conventional fighter aircraft accuracy in bombing and gunnery.
 
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

Master Sgt. Chris Hendrix, 34th Weapons Squadron special missions aviator instructor, maneuvers a mini gun on an HH-60G Pave Hawk as it flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., May 18, 2021. The competition gave each unit an opportunity to shine in their everyday operations.
 
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

An HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 34th Weapons Squadron takes off over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., May 18, 2021. The purpose of the competition was to demonstrate the capabilities of both jet and conventional fighter aircraft accuracy in bombing and gunnery.
 
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

Master Sgt. Marcus Taylor, 34th Weapons Squadron special missions aviator instructor, sits inside of an HH-60G Pave Hawk as it flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., May 18, 2021. The purpose of the competition was to demonstrate the capabilities of both jet and conventional fighter aircraft accuracy in bombing and gunnery.
 
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

Tech. Sgt. Taylor Cifuentes, 34th Weapons Squadron special missions aviator instructor, obliterates his target on the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., May 18, 2021. Realistic trading increases deployment combat readiness.
 
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

Tech. Sgt. Taylor Cifuentes, 34th Weapons Squadron special missions aviator instructor, fires a mini gun during a Gunsmoke Competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 18, 2021. The competition incorporated multiple units and career fields and allowed instructors at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School the chance to demonstrate tactical procedures.
 
 
 

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