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Airmen pose with a trophy

8th Maintenance Group Airmen pose for a photo during the 8th MXG's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load team chief, Senior Airman Quentin Gonzalez, 80th AMU load crew member, and Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, won load crew of the first quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen pose with a trophy

8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen pose for a photo during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter Weapons Load Crew Competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Senior Airman Mequail Fridge, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, and Senior Airman Raven Deleon, 35th AMU assistant dedicated crew chief, won the DCC competition for the first quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen pose with a trophy

Colonel Daniel Cornelius, 8th Maintenance Group commander, Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, and Chief Master Sgt. Carlos Cordova, 8th MXG command chief, pose for a photo during the first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Senior Airman De Luna won the "Jammer Jamboree" award for having the fastest time navigating the obstacle course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airman driving a bomb lift

Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, navigates a bomb lift through an obstacle course during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airman driving a bomb lift vehicle

Staff Sgt. Kevin Gantt, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons crew member, navigates a bomb lift through an obstacle course during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen standing in a line

Staff Sgt. Jessy Perez, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons crew chief, Senior Airman Benjamin Barense, 80th AMU weapons crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Natalie Navia, 80th AMU weapons crew member, prepare to present their F-16 Fighting Falcon during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

jets in a hangar

8th Maintenance Group Airmen compete during the first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Man working on a jet

Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew team chief, grabs a tool to fix an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

man putting a patch on a uniform

Captain Ian Rohde, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director of operations, awards Senior Airman Mequail Fridge, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, with a ‘DCC of the Quarter’ patch during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Crew chiefs are responsible for managing all maintenance on their respective aircraft to ensure mission success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

woman driving a bomb lift vehicle
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Airman 1st Class Lilianna Velez, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, operates a bomb lift during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency, and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen standing in front of a jet
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Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew team chief, Senior Airman Quentin Gonzalez, 80th AMU load crew member, and Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, prepare for the 8th Maintenance Group’s first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency, and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

man working on a jet
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Senior Airman Miguel Quinonez, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load crew member, fixes an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- 8th Maintenance Group Airmen pose for a photo during the 8th MXG's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load team chief, Senior Airman Quentin Gonzalez, 80th AMU load crew member, and Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, won load crew of the first quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

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Juvats sweep crew chief, jammer, load crew competition

Airmen pose with a trophy

8th Maintenance Group Airmen pose for a photo during the 8th MXG's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load team chief, Senior Airman Quentin Gonzalez, 80th AMU load crew member, and Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, won load crew of the first quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen pose with a trophy

8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen pose for a photo during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter Weapons Load Crew Competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Senior Airman Mequail Fridge, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, and Senior Airman Raven Deleon, 35th AMU assistant dedicated crew chief, won the DCC competition for the first quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen pose with a trophy

Colonel Daniel Cornelius, 8th Maintenance Group commander, Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, and Chief Master Sgt. Carlos Cordova, 8th MXG command chief, pose for a photo during the first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Senior Airman De Luna won the "Jammer Jamboree" award for having the fastest time navigating the obstacle course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airman driving a bomb lift

Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, navigates a bomb lift through an obstacle course during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airman driving a bomb lift vehicle

Staff Sgt. Kevin Gantt, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons crew member, navigates a bomb lift through an obstacle course during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen standing in a line

Staff Sgt. Jessy Perez, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons crew chief, Senior Airman Benjamin Barense, 80th AMU weapons crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Natalie Navia, 80th AMU weapons crew member, prepare to present their F-16 Fighting Falcon during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

jets in a hangar

8th Maintenance Group Airmen compete during the first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Man working on a jet

Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew team chief, grabs a tool to fix an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

man putting a patch on a uniform

Captain Ian Rohde, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director of operations, awards Senior Airman Mequail Fridge, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, with a ‘DCC of the Quarter’ patch during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Crew chiefs are responsible for managing all maintenance on their respective aircraft to ensure mission success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

woman driving a bomb lift vehicle
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Airman 1st Class Lilianna Velez, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, operates a bomb lift during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency, and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

Airmen standing in front of a jet
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Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew team chief, Senior Airman Quentin Gonzalez, 80th AMU load crew member, and Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, prepare for the 8th Maintenance Group’s first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency, and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

man working on a jet
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Senior Airman Miguel Quinonez, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load crew member, fixes an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the 8th Maintenance Group's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. The three-person crews are judged on safety measures, technical proficiency and time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- 8th Maintenance Group Airmen pose for a photo during the 8th MXG's first quarter weapons load crew competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2021. Staff Sgt. Matthew Banks, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load team chief, Senior Airman Quentin Gonzalez, 80th AMU load crew member, and Senior Airman Sarah De Luna, 80th AMU load crew member, won load crew of the first quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Garner)