Spangdahlem hosts Load Crew of the Year and Jammer Driver of the Year competitions

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Members of an 81st Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew work together during the Load Crew of the Year competition held in Hanger 1 Dec. 28. The winners of the Load Crew of the Quarter competitions of 2010 competed against each other for the fastest time to load munitions onto their aircraft. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Members of an 81st Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew work together during the Load Crew of the Year competition held in Hanger 1 Dec. 28. The winners of the Load Crew of the Quarter competitions of 2010 competed against each other for the fastest time to load munitions onto their aircraft. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Members of an 480th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew work together during the Load Crew of the Year competition held in Hanger 1 Dec. 28. The winners of the Load Crew of the Quarter competitions of 2010 competed against each other for the fastest time to load munitions onto their aircraft. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Members of an 480th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew work together during the Load Crew of the Year competition held in Hanger 1 Dec. 28. The winners of the Load Crew of the Quarter competitions of 2010 competed against each other for the fastest time to load munitions onto their aircraft. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Master Sgt. Chambliss McKendree, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons flight chief, navigates a course of road cones on a small bicycle during an intermission between the Load Crew of the Year and Jammer Driver of the Year competitions. Sergeant McKendree competed against fellow Weapons Flight Chiefs to see who could navigate the course in the fastest time. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Master Sgt. Chambliss McKendree, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons flight chief, navigates a course of road cones on a small bicycle during an intermission between the Load Crew of the Year and Jammer Driver of the Year competitions. Sergeant McKendree competed against fellow Weapons Flight Chiefs to see who could navigate the course in the fastest time. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Senior Airman Malcom Hart, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, backs away after hanging a package on a pole while driving an MJ-1 during the Jammer Driver of the Year competition Dec. 28. Winners of the Jammer Driver of the Quarter competitions from the 2010 year competed in the event for the title of Jammer Driver of the Year. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Senior Airman Malcom Hart, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, backs away after hanging a package on a pole while driving an MJ-1 during the Jammer Driver of the Year competition Dec. 28. Winners of the Jammer Driver of the Quarter competitions from the 2010 year competed in the event for the title of Jammer Driver of the Year. The winners of the Load Crew of the Year, and the Jammer Driver of the Year, will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew B. Fredericks)