Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. –
The 27th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 94th AMU competed during the 1st Maintenance Squadron Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter competition at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Aug. 4, 2017.
Airmen assigned to the 1st Maintenance Group are responsible for worldwide rapid deployment and employment of combat-ready and mission-capable F-22 Raptors.
With a finish time of 26 minutes and 18 seconds, the 94th was declared victorious.
This competition traditionally gives each load crew the opportunity to showcase the knowledge and capabilities of their respective AMU.
During the competition the crews were judged on their ability to load munitions safely and correctly in the least amount of time. After the teams were finished, their work was inspected for safety and liability discrepancies.
This competition is held annually, allowing each crew the chance to earn the recognition as “the best of the best.” It also gives each crew the opportunity to improve their combat readiness and technical skills.