Falcons vs. Hogs

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (walking) follows Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler (Jammer driver) while they load a MK-82 bomb on an F-16D Fighting Falcon during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (walking) follows Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler (Jammer driver) while they load a MK-82 bomb on an F-16D Fighting Falcon during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons works on a MK-82 bomb during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airman represents the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons works on a MK-82 bomb during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airman represents the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The team of Staff Sgt Michael Woroniecki (middle), Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons (right), and Joshua Gess (left) attach a AIM-9 missile to an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The team of Staff Sgt Michael Woroniecki (middle), Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons (right), and Joshua Gess (left) attach a AIM-9 missile to an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sergeant Michael Woroniecki reads over a checklist while Airman 1st Class Joshua Gess inspects a AIM-9 missile during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sergeant Michael Woroniecki reads over a checklist while Airman 1st Class Joshua Gess inspects a AIM-9 missile during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons works on an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airman represents the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons works on an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airman represents the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Brig. Gen. David Scott (middle), Commander, 354 Fighter Wing, and Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Ludwig, Command Chief, 354th Fighter Wing, congratulate the team of Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (front left), Senior Airman Michael Lee and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler for a job well done after their timed run during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Brig. Gen. David Scott (middle), Commander, 354 Fighter Wing, and Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Ludwig, Command Chief, 354th Fighter Wing, congratulate the team of Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (front left), Senior Airman Michael Lee and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler for a job well done after their timed run during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Michael Lee works on a MK-82 bomb during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airman represents the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Senior Airman Michael Lee works on a MK-82 bomb during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airman represents the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (left at work bench) and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler (right at work bench) put tools away while Senior Airman Michael Lee (at aircraft) works on a MK-82 bomb during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (left at work bench) and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler (right at work bench) put tools away while Senior Airman Michael Lee (at aircraft) works on a MK-82 bomb during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (silhouetted) attaches a MK-82 bomb while Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler (Jammer driver) watches during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (silhouetted) attaches a MK-82 bomb while Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler (Jammer driver) watches during the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (right) briefs Senior Airman Michael Lee (front left) and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler prior to the timed portion of the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt Aaron Slay (right) briefs Senior Airman Michael Lee (front left) and Senior Airman Corneilius Cutler prior to the timed portion of the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The team of Staff Sgt Michael Woroniecki (left), Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons (right), and Joshua Gess (middle) move quickly under an A-10 Thunderbolt II to complete their portion of the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- The team of Staff Sgt Michael Woroniecki (left), Senior Airman Vankeithin Simmons (right), and Joshua Gess (middle) move quickly under an A-10 Thunderbolt II to complete their portion of the Load Crew of the Quarter contest here on 15 December. The Airmen represent the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the quarterly contest pitts the 18th AMU versus the 355th AMU. Both teams loaded 2 MK-82 low drag bombs and one AIM-9 sidewinder missile to their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt Joshua Strang)