2014 Loadeo Slideshow

141206-Z-EZ686-007 –Senior Airman Welsey Retka of the 127th Maintenance Group prepares to load a simulated bomb during a Loadeo contest at Selfridge Air National Guard Base Mich., Dec. 6, 2014.  The Loadeo contest is an annual contest with three competing teams that are scored for their ability to load missiles accurately and in a timely manner. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by MSgt. David Kujawa/Released)

141206-Z-EZ686-007 –Senior Airman Welsey Retka of the 127th Maintenance Group prepares to load a simulated bomb during a Loadeo contest at Selfridge Air National Guard Base Mich., Dec. 6, 2014. The Loadeo contest is an annual contest with three competing teams that are scored for their ability to load missiles accurately and in a timely manner. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by MSgt. David Kujawa/Released)

SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONALGUARD BASE, Mich. -- Weapons load crews with the 127th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load simulated munitions on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during the annual Loadeo competition on December 6, 2014, at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.  The Loadeo competition tests the weapons load crew skills at loading munitions in an expedient manner while maintaining technical excellence.  See photo slideshow here.

About the 127th Wing
Comprised of approximately 1,700 personnel and flying both the A-10 Thunderbolt II and the KC-135 Stratotanker, the 127th Wing supports Air Mobility Command, Air Combat Command and Air Force Special Operation Command by providing highly-skilled Airmen to missions domestically and overseas. The 127th Wing is the host unit at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, which marks its 98th year of continuous military air operations in 2015.