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AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Senior Airman Adam Covello, 336th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapon loader, waits to raise the weapon load truck arm during the Load Crew of the Year competition on the flightline Feb. 1, 2019, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The four weapon load teams, representing each of the fighter squadron, competed in quarterly competitions throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Members from the 333rd and 334th Aircraft Maintenance Units rush to their aircraft at the start of the Load Crew of the Year competition Feb. 1, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Crews of three Airmen from each aircraft maintenance unit compete against each other for the best time while ensuring accuracy, serviceability and efficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Derry)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Chief Master Sgt. Natasha Weaver, Wing Staff Agency superintendent for the 4th Fighter Wing, drives a weapons load truck through an obstacle course Feb. 1, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The driving skills competition was part of the Load Crew of the Year event, which also included a team missile carry, static displays and Make it Better clubs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Derry)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

From left, Staff Sgt. Mark Benavides and Tech. Sgt. Vasiliy Zorin, 4th Maintenance Group loading standardization crew members, compare notes after the Load Crew of the Year competition on the flightline Feb. 1, 2019, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The four fighter squadrons’ weapon load teams competed in this annual event to see which aircraft maintenance unit can load the designated weapons correctly and in the fastest time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Airman 1st Class Hayden Fredrickson, 333rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, tightens a fin attached to a missile during the Load Crew of the Year competition Feb. 1, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Teams from each Aircraft Maintenance Unit take part in load crew competitions to ensure mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Derry)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Load crew members of the 334th Aircraft Maintenance Unit carry a missile Feb. 1, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The crews are scored based on completing the weapons load within a set time and if they load safely and correctly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Derry)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Patches of the 335th Fighter Squadron are attached to the tool belt of Senior Airman Paolo Montes-Cordova, 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapon loader, after the Load Crew of the Year competition on the flightline Feb. 1, 2019, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The four fighter squadrons’ weapon load teams competed in this annual event to see which aircraft maintenance unit can load the designated weapons correctly and in the fastest time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Staff Sgt. Tyler Lockwood, 336th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapon load team chief, guide up the weapon load truck arm during the Load Crew of the Year competition on the flightline Feb. 1, 2019, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The results of this annual competition will be released at the Maintenance Profession of the Year ceremony scheduled for March 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year

Senior Airman Paolo Montes-Cordova, 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapon loader, raises the weapon load truck arm during the Load Crew of the Year competition on the flightline Feb. 1, 2019, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The results of this annual competition will be released at the Maintenance Profession of the Year ceremony scheduled for March 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

AMUs compete for 2018 Load Crew of the Year
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Gunnar, 3, looks at engine blade of an F-15E Strike Eagle before the Load Crew of the Year competition on the flightline Feb. 1, 2019, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Prior to the competition, the 4th Maintenance Group had several displays and held a weapon load truck race and a team weapon carry, while Make It Better clubs we on hand to discuss their clubs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

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From left, Senior Airman Paolo Montes-Cordova, 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapon loader, drives the weapon load truck while Staff Sgt. Daniel Diaz, 335th AMU weapon loader crew chief, guides the truck arm into place during the Load Crew of the Year competition on the flightline Feb. 1, 2019, on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The 335th AMU weapons load team won the fourth quarter competition in December. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

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Spectators and members of the 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit congratulate the 335th’s load crew team after the Load Crew of the Year competition Feb. 1, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The results of the load crew competition will be announced at the annual Maintenance Professional of the Year ceremony March 15. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Derry)

 

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