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Staff Sgt. Bobby Domanski double checks an AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-ground missile during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Predator load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Sergeant Domanski is a Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

Staff Sgt. Bobby Domanski double checks an AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-ground missile during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Predator load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Sergeant Domanski is a Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

Senior Airman Jason Atwell operates a bomb lift while Staff Sgt. Stephanie Hughes and Senior Airman Gale Passe prepare to load a AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-ground missile onto the MQ-9 Reaper during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

Senior Airman Jason Atwell operates a bomb lift while Staff Sgt. Stephanie Hughes and Senior Airman Gale Passe prepare to load a AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-ground missile onto the MQ-9 Reaper during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

1st Lt. Jorden Smith operates an MQ-1 Predator during a training mission April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Lieutenant Smith is a Predator pilot with the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

1st Lt. Jorden Smith operates an MQ-1 Predator during a training mission April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Lieutenant Smith is a Predator pilot with the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

Airman 1st Class Caleb Force assists 1st Lt. Jorden Smith in locating simulated targets during an MQ-1 Predator training mission April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Airman Force is a Predator sensor operator and Lieutenant Smith is a Predator pilot. Both are assigned to the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

Airman 1st Class Caleb Force assists 1st Lt. Jorden Smith in locating simulated targets during an MQ-1 Predator training mission April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Airman Force is a Predator sensor operator and Lieutenant Smith is a Predator pilot. Both are assigned to the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nadine Y. Barclay)

Staff Sgt. Bobby Domanski secures a guided bomb unit-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb onto the munitions rack during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Sergeant Domanski is a Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Bobby Domanski secures a guided bomb unit-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb onto the munitions rack during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Sergeant Domanski is a Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Cole Moreland produces mission execution forecasts and observing radars for flying missions April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Sergeant Moreland is an unmanned aircraft systems weather forecaster assigned to the 432nd Operation Support Squadron Weather Flight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Cole Moreland produces mission execution forecasts and observing radars for flying missions April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Sergeant Moreland is an unmanned aircraft systems weather forecaster assigned to the 432nd Operation Support Squadron Weather Flight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Senior Airmen Gale Passe (left) and Jason Atwell prepare to load an AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-ground missile onto a MQ-9 Reaper during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the MQ-9 airframe. Load crew members were also required to wear their gas mask to simulate loading in a hostile environment. Airmen Passe and Atwell are Reaper weapon loaders assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Senior Airmen Gale Passe (left) and Jason Atwell prepare to load an AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-ground missile onto a MQ-9 Reaper during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the MQ-9 airframe. Load crew members were also required to wear their gas mask to simulate loading in a hostile environment. Airmen Passe and Atwell are Reaper weapon loaders assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Stephanie Hughes reviews loading procedures during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Sergeant Hughes is a Reaper load crew team chief assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Stephanie Hughes reviews loading procedures during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Sergeant Hughes is a Reaper load crew team chief assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Senior Airman Jason Atwell secures the fins onto a guided bomb unit-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crew members were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Airman Atwell is a MQ-9 Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Senior Airman Jason Atwell secures the fins onto a guided bomb unit-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crew members were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Airman Atwell is a MQ-9 Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Senior Airman Jason Atwell fastens wires onto a guided bomb unit-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Airman Atwell is a MQ-9 Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)
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Senior Airman Jason Atwell fastens wires onto a guided bomb unit-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb during weapons load training April 22 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. MQ-9 Reaper load crewmembers were conducting monthly training to maintain their qualifications on the airframe. Airman Atwell is a MQ-9 Reaper weapons loader assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)

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