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Tyler Ford, Civil Engineer Squadron forward, rises up for a shot during the Intramural Basketball Championship game, Jan. 30, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Ford, along with Kyle Durbin, led the Civil Engineer Squadron with 13 points apiece. MXG edges CES in Championship Game
The Maintenance Group played the Civil Engineer Squadron in the Mountain Home Air Force Base Intramural Basketball Championship game Jan. 30, 2017 at the Gunfighter Fitness Center. The evenly talented match showcased the Gunfighters top ballers. Both teams entered the night with a 7-2 record.
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Staff Sgt. Shane Dewyar, 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects an engine, Jan. 9, 2017, in Southwest Asia. Crew chiefs launch, recover and maintain aircraft striving to provide combat-ready aircraft daily. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams) Crew Chiefs Take Pride in Launching Combat Sorties
An F-15E Strike Eagle starts its engines drowning out all other sounds and conversation in the area. The pilot is communicating with an airman standing in sight of the cockpit with his arms forming an X across his chest. He marshals the jet out of the parking spot onto the taxiway after an operations check and salutes. The pilot returns the salute and the airman, holding down all fingers except his pinky and thumb, shakes his hand back and forth, a gesture to say ‘go get ‘em’. The airman is a crew chief assigned to the 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron.
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A 389th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew is briefed before a load competition begins Oct. 14, 2016, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The event has been a quarterly affair on base since 1964. Squadrons go head-to-head in 366th MXG weapons load competition
Three airmen scramble to their places with lightning speed and proficiency while classic rock pulsates in the background, setting a scene reminiscent of something you'd see in Top Gun. Each of them has a specific role to play, without all of them at their absolute best the team fails. They're not the only ones racing to a quick finish. The 366th Fighter Wing weapons load competition is a morale/training event that took place Oct. 14, 2016 which provides recognition for a job that doesn't often get the spotlight. Three teams of three compete against each other to see who can load training munitions on each of their jets the fastest.
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