Ammo, maintenance and pilots: how a strike mission is accomplished
Senior Airman Tyler Salter, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance crew chief, inspects a GBU-12, an aerial laser-guided munition, Aug. 24, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 56th EMS assembled over 24 inert GBU-12s as part of the Panther Beast competition, where F-35A Lighting II pilots faced off to test their accuracy in dropping munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Wongwai)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Jacob Wongwai |  VIRIN: 190814-F-CX918-003.JPG