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49th Wing third quarter load competition

Airmen from the 49th Maintenance Group pose for a photo before the beginning of a load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Airmen from the 49th Maintenance Group pose for a photo before the beginning of a load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Staff Sgt. Kendrick Johnson, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew chief, steadies an inert bomb while Airman 1st Class Jocilyn Rodriguez, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, directs it to be loaded on an MQ-9 Reaper, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Staff Sgt. Kendrick Johnson, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew chief, steadies an inert bomb while Airman 1st Class Jocilyn Rodriguez, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, directs it to be loaded on an MQ-9 Reaper, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Senior Airman Ashley Falls, 29th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, ensures the inert bomb on an MQ-9 Reaper is secure during a load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Senior Airman Ashley Falls, 29th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, ensures the inert bomb on an MQ-9 Reaper is secure during a load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Airman 1st Class James Griego, 314th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, prepares an F-16 Viper to have an inert bomb attached during the third quarter load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Airman 1st Class James Griego, 314th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, prepares an F-16 Viper to have an inert bomb attached during the third quarter load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Staff Sgt. Edward Spidle, 311th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew chief, ensures all equipment is accounted for during a load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

Staff Sgt. Edward Spidle, 311th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew chief, ensures all equipment is accounted for during a load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the 2019 third quarter load competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

The 311th Aircraft Maintenance Unit placed first during the 2019 third quarter load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

The 311th Aircraft Maintenance Unit placed first during the 2019 third quarter load competition, Oct. 28, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Two F-16 Vipers and two MQ-9 Reapers were used to test the loading skills of 12 Airmen during the competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Autumn Vogt)

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. --

Twelve Airmen from the 314th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 311th AMU, 29th AMU and 9th AMU competed in the 49th Wing’s third quarter load competition, Oct. 28, here.

Weapons load crews competed by loading munitions onto their respective aircraft as quickly and expertly as possible. These quarterly events increase combat readiness and technical expertise through friendly competition.

Congratulations to the 311th AMU’s weapons load crew for winning this quarter’s competition.