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56th Ammunitions Flight Builds 72 Laser Guided Bombs

Airman Quinton Chaney, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, and Senior Airman Tre Tate, 56th EMS munitions systems technician, use a forklift sling to move GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept. 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Airman Quinton Chaney, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, and Senior Airman Tre Tate, 56th EMS munitions systems technician, use a forklift sling to move GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept. 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Airmen assembled 24 bombs during the first day of the three-day build session to maintain a steady supply of munitions for the base. The munitions flight assembles, stores, and transports explosives for all eight maintenance units at Luke, ensuring pilots are able to train with realistic ammunition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb F. Butler)

Airman 1st Class Tyler Drummund,  56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, removes shipping caps from GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Airman 1st Class Tyler Drummund, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, removes shipping caps from GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Airmen assembled 72 bombs during a three-day build session to maintain a steady supply of munitions for the base. The munitions flight assembles, stores, and transports explosives for all eight maintenance units at Luke, ensuring pilots are able to train with realistic ammunition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb F. Butler)

Airman 1st Class Maxim Gogo, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, separates parts to be installed on GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Airman 1st Class Maxim Gogo, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, separates parts to be installed on GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Airmen assembled 24 bombs during the first day of the three-day build session to maintain a steady supply of munitions for the base. The munitions flight assembles, stores, and transports explosives for all eight maintenance units at Luke, ensuring pilots are able to train with realistic ammunition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb F. Butler)

Airman Haji Williams, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, prepares a GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb tail kit for installation Sept. 20, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Airman Haji Williams, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, prepares a GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb tail kit for installation Sept. 20, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Airmen assembled 72 bombs during a three-day build session to maintain a steady supply of munitions for the base. The munitions flight assembles, stores, and transports explosives for all eight maintenance units at Luke, ensuring pilots are able to train with realistic ammunition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb F. Butler)

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Airman Quinton Chaney, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, and Senior Airman Tre Tate, 56th EMS munitions systems technician, use a forklift sling to move GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept. 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Airmen assembled 24 bombs during the first day of the three-day build session to maintain a steady supply of munitions for the base. The munitions flight assembles, stores, and transports explosives for all eight maintenance units at Luke, ensuring pilots are able to train with realistic ammunition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb F. Butler)