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(Left) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Edwin Lozada-Santiago, Staff Sgt. Anthony Ruda and Senior Airman Joseph Capshaw, 25th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew members, hold their trophies after winning the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 19, 2019. The 25th AMU was able to load up their ammunition the quickest while maintaining safety for themselves and their A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Members of the Republic of Korea air force’s 38th Fighter Group Aircraft Maintenance Unit load a missile onto a KF-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 19, 2019. The 38th FG AMU competed against four U.S. Air Force teams and completed their loads with the second quickest times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Members of the 25th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, lift a bomb during the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 19. 2019, The 25th AMU finished loading their aircraft the quickest and won the load crew competition overall. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Members of the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, load a bomb onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 19, 2019. The 38th FG AMU competed against four U.S. Air Force teams and completed their loads with the second quickest times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Members of the 36th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft for munitions during the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 19, 2019. The 36th and 25th AMUs came from Osan Air Base, ROK, to compete against the three teams at Kunsan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
The 8th Maintenance Group provides free food during the 2019 Penn Fest at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 19, 2019. The 8th MXG invited the ROK air force and Osan Air Base partners to compete in a load crew competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
A bomb is ready to be loaded onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 19, 2019. During the load crew competition of the event, each team had to load two bombs and a missile onto their aircraft as quickly and accurately as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
Victor Simmons controls a robot during the 2019 Penn Fest at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 19, 2019. The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit featured robots to show their use and give a better understanding of their job. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brandon Tran, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal NCO in charge of equipment, drives a robot to give out free candy during the 2019 Penn Fest at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 19. 2019. EOD showcased robots to help give attendees a better understanding of how the different machines work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, is ready to be loaded before the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 19, 2019. The 25th Aircraft Maintenance Unit won the competition when they loaded their aircraft quicker than other teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Josue Enalien, 8th Security Forces defender, shows members of the Republic of Korea Air Force’s 38th Fighter Group different types of weapons used in base defense operations at the 2019 Penn Fest at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 19, 2019. Security forces, explosive ordnance disposal and firefighters provided displays and demonstrations for the audience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force and Republic of Korea air force members pause for a photo after the 2019 Penn Fest competition at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 19, 2019. Penn Fest brought together five teams to compete in a friendly load crew competition with their international partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. Pacific Air Forces commander, arrives at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, for a base tour, Oct. 18, 2019. The PACAF commander spoke with Airmen during his visit and emphasized the importance of the role Wolf Pack Airmen play in ensuring regional security in conjunction with our Republic of Korea Air Force partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. Pacific Air Forces commander, arrives at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, for a base tour, Oct. 18, 2019. Brown commands the largest area of responsibility in the world, spread over half the globe, supporting more than 46,000 Airmen serving principally in Japan, Korea, Hawaii, Alaska and Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. Pacific Air Forces commander, receives a Wolf Pack patch from Col. Tad Clark, 8th Fighter Wing commander, during a visit at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 18, 2019. Brown was stationed at Kunsan from April 1987 to October 1988 as a first lieutenant and then again from May 2007 to May 2008, where he led the Wolf Pack as “Wolf 46.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. Pacific Air Forces commander, is greeted by 8th Fighter Wing leaders during a visit to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 18, 2019. During his visit, the former Wolf learned about the significant infrastructure upgrades to Kunsan, the development of the surrounding areas and emphasized the importance of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
Members of the Wolf Pack stand at attention during the departure of U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. Pacific Air Forces commander, from Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 18, 2019. Brown was stationed at Kunsan from April 1987 to October 1988 as a first lieutenant and then again from May 2007 to May 2008, where he led the Wolf Pack as “Wolf 46.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. Pacific Air Forces commander, and Lt. Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach, Seventh Air Force commander, talk with 8th Fighter Wing leaders at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 18, 2019. PACAF is responsible for delivering agile air, space and cyberspace capabilities in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s objectives while uniting allies and partners to enhance regional stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. Pacific Air Forces commander, talks during an all call at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 18, 2019. Brown discussed officer talent management, Air Force reenlistment changes and the importance of space and cyberspace readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Edwards)
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing prepare to take-off for a routine training flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 10, 2019. The 8th FW is home to two fighter squadrons, the 35th Fight Squadron “Pantons” and 80th FS “Juvats.” They perform air and space control roles including counter air, strategic attack, interdiction and close-air support missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)