Lock 'n Load weapons competition helps advance training

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  • By Airman 1st Class Katelynn Jackson
  • 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jacob Schweigart, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, helps prepare a GBU-12 Paveway II bomb for a U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II during the third quarterly weapons load competition, Oct. 6, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Load competitions serve as part of the final evaluations for quarterly and annual awards in the weapons career field. Exercises like the weapons load competition help advance training to produce command focused U.S., allied, and partner Airmen to meet warfighting needs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Katelynn Jackson)