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Senior Airman Tristan Franklin and Airman 1st Class

Senior Airman Tristan Franklin and Airman 1st Class

 
 
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Senior Airman Tristan Franklin and Airman 1st Class Cameron Padgett, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons loaders, use an ammunition loading adaptor to feed 30-millimeter rounds into an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft ammo drum prior at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, June 11. The airmen are deployed from Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Thunderbolt II can employ a wide variety of conventional munitions, including general purpose bombs, cluster bomb units, laser guided bombs, joint direct attack munitions or JDAM, wind corrected munitions dispenser or WCMD, AGM-65 Maverick and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, rockets, illumination flares and the GAU-8/A 30mm cannon, capable of firing 3,900 rounds per minute. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)

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11/06/2013
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Defense Visual Information Distribution Service
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