Open box at an open house

Master Sgt. Robert, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., unlatches the container housing an MQ-1 Predator at Kirtland AFB on June 3. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Master Sgt. Robert, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section chief at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., unlatches the container housing an MQ-1 Predator at Kirtland AFB on June 3. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Senior Airman Thomas, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics specialist at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., assembles an MQ-1 Predator at Kirtland AFB on June 4. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Senior Airman Thomas, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics specialist at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., assembles an MQ-1 Predator at Kirtland AFB on June 4. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Senior Airman Alex, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., tells children about some of the components found underneath an MQ-1 at the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 5. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Air Show on June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Senior Airman Alex, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., tells children about some of the components found underneath an MQ-1 at the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 5. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Air Show on June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Staff Sgt. Omoro, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit demo team leader at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., assembles an MQ-1 Predator for the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 4. Holloman Airmen were able to fully construct the model MQ-1 Predator from a cargo container in 31 minutes. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Staff Sgt. Omoro, a 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit demo team leader at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., assembles an MQ-1 Predator for the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 4. Holloman Airmen were able to fully construct the model MQ-1 Predator from a cargo container in 31 minutes. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Visitors at the Kirtland Air Force Base Air Show rest in the shade of an MQ-1 Predator on June 5. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Open House June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Visitors at the Kirtland Air Force Base Air Show rest in the shade of an MQ-1 Predator on June 5. Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Open House June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Cadets from the Air Force’s Wings of Blue pose for a photo with a visitor during the Kirtland Air Force Base Open House on June 5. Wings of Blue cadets performed several jumps during the open house, demonstrating their talent and presenting the flag for the national anthem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Cadets from the Air Force’s Wings of Blue pose for a photo with a visitor during the Kirtland Air Force Base Open House on June 5. Wings of Blue cadets performed several jumps during the open house, demonstrating their talent and presenting the flag for the national anthem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Visitors view an MQ-1 Predator at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. on June 5. Visitors to the open house were able to walk around the Remotely Piloted Aircraft and ask questions to Holloman Airmen regarding the aircraft and their mission at Holloman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

Visitors view an MQ-1 Predator at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. on June 5. Visitors to the open house were able to walk around the Remotely Piloted Aircraft and ask questions to Holloman Airmen regarding the aircraft and their mission at Holloman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Over 50,000 people visited the Kirtland AFB Open House on June 4 and 5. Holloman Airmen had the opportunity to display an MQ-1 Predator and answer questions visitors had about RPAs and their mission at Holloman.