2006 Load Crew of the Year Competition

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron motions to position the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron motions to position the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay and Senior Airman Michael Lee, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tighten down bolts to the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb on an F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay and Senior Airman Michael Lee, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tighten down bolts to the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb on an F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron motions to Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler to raise the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron motions to Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler to raise the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay (right) and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron slides a LAU-117 into place on top the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Aaron Slay (right) and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron slides a LAU-117 into place on top the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition hereon Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition hereon Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 18th AMU's overall time was 56 minutes and 37 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Brig. Gen. David Scott (front left) congratulates Senior Airman Justin Martin for a job well done in the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Brig. Gen. David Scott (front left) congratulates Senior Airman Justin Martin for a job well done in the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Michael Woroniecki (center), Senior Airman Justin Martin (left), Senior Airman Keitric King (right), 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transports an AIM 9 Sidewinder Missile to be loaded onto an A-10 thunderbolt II for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Michael Woroniecki (center), Senior Airman Justin Martin (left), Senior Airman Keitric King (right), 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transports an AIM 9 Sidewinder Missile to be loaded onto an A-10 thunderbolt II for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Keitric King, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron installs the Fuse Intiator which arms the Guided Bomb Unit 12D/B Bomb that will be loaded onto an A-10 thunderbolt II  for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition at the Load barn on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds.  
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Keitric King, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron installs the Fuse Intiator which arms the Guided Bomb Unit 12D/B Bomb that will be loaded onto an A-10 thunderbolt II for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition at the Load barn on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Keitric King, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an A-10 thunderbolt II for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds. 
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Keitric King, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares the Air to Ground Missile 65 D Bomb to be loaded onto an A-10 thunderbolt II for the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Michael Woroniecki, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit , 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares for the start of the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds.
(US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Michael Woroniecki, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit , 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares for the start of the Weapons Standardization Load Crew of the Year Competition here on Jan. 11. The Competition evaluates technical proficiency, safety procedures and overall time. The 355th AMU's overall time was 50 minutes and 17 seconds. (US Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)