Staff Sgt. Olin Smith and Airman 1st Class Ryan Burtis transition a loading extension to transport and raise inert munitions during a load competition April 6, 2015, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Crews worked diligently to showcase their skills to both Col. Ben Maitre, the 27th Special Operations Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Randy Scanlan, the 27th SOW command chief, a prior weapons troop himself, who were among the distinguished spectators and evaluators present during the competition. The Airmen are assigned to the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron AC-130 armament shop. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alex Mercer)
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