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366th MUNS conducts bomb build training during immersion tour

A group of Airmen pose for a photo in front of a GBU.

U.S. Air Force Col. Lucas Teel, 366th Fighter Wing deputy commander of operations and 366th Munitions Squadron Airmen pose in front of an assembled GBU-31 Version 3 munition at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. The assembling of a GBU munition was part of an immersion tour, where Teel learned about the mechanics of building GBUs and how the 366th MUNS Airmen sustain their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

366th MUNS Airmen meets Col. Teel during an immersion tour.

U.S. Air Force Col. Lucas Teel, 366th Fighter Wing deputy commander of operations, speaks with 366th Munition Squadron Airmen at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. Teel’s visit to the 366th MUNS storage area was part of an immersion tour, where Teel learned about the mechanics of building GBU munitions and how the 366th MUNS Airmen sustain their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

A group of Airmen are informed about munitions safety and assembly procedures.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Austin Bischoff, 366th Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew member (mid), briefs Col. Lucas Teel, 366th Fighter Wing deputy commander of operations, and 366th MUNS Airmen on munitions safety and assembly procedures at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. The briefing outlined specific safety requirements for the bomb build and the order of operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

An Airman uses a speed handler to a shipping lug.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Derek Gunn, 366th Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew chief, applies a speed handler to a shipping lug at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. The shipping lugs are replaced by improved lugs and lug sleeves in order to make it easier to install a hardback assembly to a BLU-109 bomb body. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

Col. Teel assists the Airmen in building a GBU by further securing the fuse that is installed into a BLU-109 bomb body.

U.S. Air Force Col. Lucas Teel, 366th Fighter Wing deputy commander of operations (mid), uses a mechanical torque wrench to further secure the fuse that is installed into a BLU-109 bomb body at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. A GBU munition is made of two parts a 2000 lb BLU-109 and a JDAM tail kit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

A Airman ties a fuse cable to a BLU-109 bomb body.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Travante McGhee, 366th Munitions Squadron crew member, (right) ties a fuse cable to a BLU-109 bomb body at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. Securing the fuse cable prevents it from retracting back into the body of the bomb. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

Two Airmen picks up and install a JDAM tail kit to a BLU-109 bomb body.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Zachary Mazzarerri, 366th Munitions squadron conventional maintenance crew member (left) and Airman 1st Class Travante McGhee, 366th MUNS conventional maintenance crew member (mid), install a JDAM tail kit to a 2000 lb BLU-109 bomb body at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. A JDAM tail kit is attached to a BLU-109 bomb body and has a GPS installed inside, it helps guide a GBU munition to its intended target. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

Airmen applies umbilical connector on an umbilical cover.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Derek Gunn, 366th Munitions Squadron crew chief (left), secures an umbilical connector on an umbilical cover at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. The umbilical connector allows for aircraft-to-weapon communications, function testing and adjustments to the tail kit’s pilot selectable options. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

A GBU sits on munition assembly conveyor

A GBU-31 Version 3 munition lays on a munition assembly conveyor at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. The assembly was accomplished as part of the immersion tour where U.S. Air Force Col. Lucas Teel, 366th Fighter Wing deputy commander of operations, learned about the mechanics of building GBU munitions and how the 366th Munitions Squadron Airmen sustain their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- U.S. Air Force Col. Lucas Teel, 366th Fighter Wing deputy commander of operations and 366th Munitions Squadron Airmen pose in front of an assembled GBU-31 Version 3 munition at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2020. The assembling of a GBU munition was part of an immersion tour, where Teel learned about the mechanics of building GBUs and how the 366th MUNS Airmen sustain their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Akeem K. Campbell)

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