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Kadena's AMUs complete the weapons load competition

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Gerard Carisio, the 18th Maintenance Group deputy commander, and load crew members from the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit pose with the load competition trophy in front of an F-15C Eagle at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Gerard Carisio, the 18th Maintenance Group deputy commander, and load crew members from the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit pose with the load competition trophy in front of an F-15C Eagle at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robert Garcia, a weapons load crew member, from the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, competes in the quarterly load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robert Garcia, a weapons load crew member, from the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, competes in the quarterly load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman John Whitaker, a weapons load crew member, from the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, competes in the quarterly load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman John Whitaker, a weapons load crew member, from the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, competes in the quarterly load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

The team representing the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, prepares for the quarterly load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

The team representing the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, prepares for the quarterly load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. The 67th AMU won the quarterly load competition against the 44th AMU. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Stephen Pulter)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyree Singleton, 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, tightens a screw during the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. Weapons load crew competitions are held each quarter and annually in order to boost morale and highlight superior performers among the load crew teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyree Singleton, 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, tightens a screw during the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. Weapons load crew competitions are held each quarter and annually in order to boost morale and highlight superior performers among the load crew teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force load crew members from the 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit work together during the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. Weapons Load crew competitions are held each quarter and annually in order to boost morale and highlight superior performers among the load crew teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force load crew members from the 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit work together during the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. Weapons Load crew competitions are held each quarter and annually in order to boost morale and highlight superior performers among the load crew teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

The 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew members prepare for the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. This competition featured two teams competing for the 18th Wing’s best load crew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

The 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew members prepare for the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. This competition featured two teams competing for the 18th Wing’s best load crew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force load crew members from the 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit pose in front of an F-15C Eagle before the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. Teams from the 44th and 67th AMUs competed for quickest and most accurate load of the weapons on their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force load crew members from the 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit pose in front of an F-15C Eagle before the quarterly weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. Teams from the 44th and 67th AMUs competed for quickest and most accurate load of the weapons on their respective aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

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