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Senior Airman Justin Baez, 817th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron Detachment 1, loadmaster, observing the engine start of a C-17 Globemaster III July 25, 2013, at Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. Each member of the four-person aircrew has specific responsibilities that are carried out by following thorough checklists. A loadmaster observes engine start in order to alert the pilots and passengers in case of an emergency.

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Krystie Martinez |  VIRIN: 130725-F-WK680-491.JPG