52nd Fighter Wing Load Crew Competition

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Staff Sgt. Rafael Gabriel, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load team chief, ensures an A-10 Thunderbolt’s gun panel is closed during aircraft preparation at the 52nd Fighter Wing Load Crew of the Quarter competition April 16. The competition pitted three of the wing’s best load crews against each other to crown the best for the first quarter of 2010. The competition consisted of a dress and appearance evaluation and composite tool-box inspection. The teams were challenged to have the fastest times while completing a munitions load with no safety write-ups. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nick Wilson)

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