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13th AMU Panthers show their teeth during load comp

The 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit pose for a photo with their leadership after winning the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. Team Misawa Airmen take part in this friendly competition, ensuring readiness and proper munitions handling while racing against the clock and opponents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen pose for a photo with their leadership after winning the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. Team Misawa Airmen take part in this friendly competition, ensuring readiness and proper munitions handling while racing against the clock and opponents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

Second quarter load crew competition attendees watch 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen gather around a work station during the event at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. The event gave Airmen an opportunity to perform their munition loading skills to the best of their abilities for an audience while racing against the maximum allotted time clock of 22 minutes.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

Second quarter load crew competition attendees watch 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen gather around a work station during the event at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. The event gave Airmen an opportunity to perform their munition loading skills to the best of their abilities for an audience while racing against the maximum allotted time clock of 22 minutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Hipjunior Cruz, a 35th Maintenance Squadron load crew chief, observes 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen loading munitions onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. Expert weapons technicians evaluate participants on various criteria such as safety, accuracy, tool accountability and dress and appearance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Hipjunior Cruz, a 35th Maintenance Squadron load crew chief, observes 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen loading munitions onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. Expert weapons technicians evaluated participants on various criteria such as safety, accuracy, tool accountability and dress and appearance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam Randles, a 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, operates an MJ-1 standard lift truck during the second quarter load competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. The rear-steered transportation device aligns bomb lugs with bomb rack hooks on F-16 Fighting Falcons. This crucial step must be performed to affix munitions to the jet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam Randles, a 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, operates an MJ-1 standard lift truck during the second quarter load competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. The rear-steered transportation device aligned bomb lugs with bomb rack hooks on the F-16 Fighting Falcon. This crucial step must be performed to affix munitions to the jet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam Randles, left, and Senior Airman Cody Wilson, center, both 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew members, pose for a photo with Staff Sgt. Carlton Carpenter, right, a 13th AMU load crew chief, during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. Wild Weasels from the 13th AMU and 14th AMU compete quarterly on their ability to quickly and properly arm F-16 Fighting Falcons with munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam Randles, left, and Senior Airman Cody Wilson, center, both 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew members, pose for a photo with Staff Sgt. Carlton Carpenter, right, a 13th AMU load crew chief, during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. Wild Weasels from the 13th AMU and 14th AMU compete quarterly on their ability to quickly and properly arm F-16 Fighting Falcons with munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Samuel Davis, left, a 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew chief, Senior Airman Scott Henshaw, center, and Airman 1st Class Brooke Brooks, right, both 35th AMXS load crew members, pause for a photo during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. During the competition Airmen raced against maximum allotted time clock of 22 minutes to accurately and efficiently load munitions onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon. Together, both AMUs support the U.S. and its allies in the Indo-Pacific region by maintaining operational weapons load readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Samuel Davis, left, a 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew chief, Senior Airman Scott Henshaw, center, and Airman 1st Class Brooke Brooks, right, both 35th AMXS load crew members, pause for a photo during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. During the competition Airmen raced against the maximum allotted time of 22 minutes to accurately and efficiently load munitions onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon. Together, both AMUs support the United States and its allies in the Indo-Pacific region by maintaining operational weapons load readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cody Wilson, a 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, holds a trophy during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. The 13th AMU weapons load crew Airmen took home the trophy after being assessed on their performance and weapons load technical abilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cody Wilson, a 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, holds a trophy during the second quarter load crew competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2, 2019. The 13th AMU weapons load crew Airmen took home the trophy after being assessed on their performance and weapons load technical abilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Takaharu Daibo)

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan --

Team Misawa Airmen with the 13th and 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit competed in the second quarter load competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 2.

This competition assessed weapons load crew Airmen’s ability to quickly and properly arm F-16 Fighting Falcons with munitions while racing against the maximum allotted time clock of 22 minutes.