Weapons free: F-22 Load Crew Competition

Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, and Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, move an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, and Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, move an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, and Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, move an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, and Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, secure fins onto an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, prepares an F-22 Raptor during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their aircraft the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, checks an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, guides an AIM-120 into place during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Senior Airman Fernando Amaya Jr., 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, prepares an F-22 Raptor during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their aircraft the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, ensures an AIM-120 is secure during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, prepares an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, removes a strap before securing a GBU-32 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, and Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, prepare to pick up an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Weapons free:  F-22 loadcrew competition
Senior Airman Jordan McDonald, and Staff Sgt. Zachary Moore, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, move an AIM-120 during the unit’s weapons load competition Dec. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Two weapons load crews competed to see who could load an AIM-120 and a GBU-32 onto their F-22 Raptor the fastest and with the fewest errors. The winner will be announced at the unit’s 4th quarter awards ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)