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Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 7th Munitions Squadron load inert munitions during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. Airmen from the 7th MUNS, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 28th Aircraft Maintenance Unit competed in two teams to see which team could build and load munitions into a B-1B Lancer with the fewest demerits in the fastest time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Undre Hooper, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems journeyman, secures an inert munition during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. The event pitted two teams against each other in competition for who could prepare and load the most munitions with the fewest amount of demerits. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joe Garza, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons loadcrew member, transfers an inert munition using a munitions jammer during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. Airmen competed in two teams where they tested their abilities on how accurately and timely they can load several different types of inert munitions into a B-1B Lancer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Undre Hooper, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems journeyman, secures an inert munition on a stand during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. During the event, Airmen practiced how quickly and accurately they were able to load several different types of inert munitions into a B-1B Lancer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

An Airman assigned to the 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guides an inert munition into a B-1B Lancer during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. Airmen competed in two teams where they tested their abilities on how accurately and timely they can load several different types of inert munitions into a B-1B Lancer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Undre Hooper, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems journeyman, loads an inert munition during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. During the event, Airmen competed in two teams where they were each scored on how accurately and timely they can load inert munitions into a B-1B Lancer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load inert munitions during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. Airmen from the 7th AMXS, 7th Munitions Squadron, 9th AMU and 28th Aircraft Maintenance Unit competed in two teams to see which team could build and load munitions into a B-1B Lancer with the fewest demerits in the fastest time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dylan Kronebusch, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons loadcrew member, left, and Staff Sgt. Undre Hooper, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems journeyman, right, secure an inert munition into a B-1B Lancer during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. During the competition, Airmen competed against each other in two teams to load munitions inside a B-1 with the fewest demerits and in the least amount of time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

Airmen compete in Dyess Strike Challenge

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dylan Kronebusch, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons loadcrew member, left, and Staff Sgt. Undre Hooper, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems journeyman, right, tighten bolts on an inert munition inside of a B-1B Lancer during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. Family, friends and co-workers of the Airmen gathered to watch the event up-close and cheer on their loved ones and/or friends (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 7th Munitions Squadron load inert munitions during the Dyess Strike Challenge at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan 18, 2019. Airmen from the 7th MUNS, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 28th Aircraft Maintenance Unit competed in two teams to see which team could build and load munitions into a B-1B Lancer with the fewest demerits in the fastest time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kylee Thomas)