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51st AMXS conducts load crew competition

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Zachary Bosley, a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, cuts an arming lanyard during a load crew competition on Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Precision is necessary during load crew competitions and real-world loads as a mismeasurement can cause a munition to trigger too early, too late or not at all. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Zachary Bosley, a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, cuts an arming lanyard during a load crew competition on Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Precision is necessary during load crew competitions and real-world loads as a mismeasurement can cause a munition to trigger too early, too late or not at all. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Danielle Decker a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, center, is congratulated by U.S. Air Force Col. William Betts, 51st Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, after a load crew competition on Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Leadership involves themselves in base events as a way to motivate and encourage Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Danielle Decker a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, center, is congratulated by U.S. Air Force Col. William Betts, 51st Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, after a load crew competition on Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Leadership involves themselves in base events as a way to motivate and encourage Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cally Hatrick, a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. inspects a GBU-12 during a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 12, 2018. Air Force maintenance squadrons conduct routine competitions to test a crew’s ability to accurately and safely load munitions onto an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cally Hatrick, a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. inspects a GBU-12 during a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 12, 2018. Air Force maintenance squadrons conduct routine competitions to test a crew’s ability to accurately and safely load munitions onto an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Coffee, a weapons load crew member 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, reviews a technical order during a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Air Force maintenance units began utilizing digital tablets to display technical order manuals in 2014 to mitigate frequent crashes and the poor battery life of formally used ruggedized laptops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Coffee, a weapons load crew member 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, reviews a technical order during a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Air Force maintenance units began utilizing digital tablets to display technical order manuals in 2014 to mitigate frequent crashes and the poor battery life of formally used ruggedized laptops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Javon Bryant, a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, tightens a bolt on a NF-16 Fighting Falcon panel during a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Air Force maintenance squadrons conduct routine competitions to test a crew’s ability to accurately and safely load munitions onto an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Javon Bryant, a weapons load crew member with the 51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, tightens a bolt on a NF-16 Fighting Falcon panel during a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, Oct. 12, 2018. Air Force maintenance squadrons conduct routine competitions to test a crew’s ability to accurately and safely load munitions onto an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Dischinat)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Members of the 51st Maintenance Squadron competed in a load crew competition at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, on Oct. 12, 2018. Weapons load crew team members were tested on their speed and accuracy while loading munitions onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon and A-10 Thunderbolt II.