23d MXS assembles bombs, enhances readiness

Senior Airman Joshua Hamilton, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions crew chief, inspects the alignment of a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Senior Airman Joshua Hamilton, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions crew chief, inspects the alignment of a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 23d Maintenance Squadron attaches a nose cone to a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 23d Maintenance Squadron attaches a nose cone to a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Sgt. Patricia Lee, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions technician, inspects her gas mask prior to a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a Joint Direct Attack Munition while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Sgt. Patricia Lee, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions technician, inspects her gas mask prior to a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a Joint Direct Attack Munition while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 23d Maintenance Squadron, attach forklift hooks to the barrel locks of a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 23d Maintenance Squadron, attach forklift hooks to the barrel locks of a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Hunter Westerlund, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions specialist, screws a panel to a Joint-Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.  To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Hunter Westerlund, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions specialist, screws a panel to a Joint-Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 23d Maintenance Squadron attach components to a Joint-Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 23d Maintenance Squadron attach components to a Joint-Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Makyle Judd, left, 23d Maintenance Squadron trailer maintenance specialist, inspects the equipment on Airman 1st Class Joshua Sandy, 23d MXS munitions systems specialist, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Makyle Judd, left, 23d Maintenance Squadron trailer maintenance specialist, inspects the equipment on Airman 1st Class Joshua Sandy, 23d MXS munitions systems specialist, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a Joint Direct Attack Munition while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Sgt. Patricia Lee, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions technician, unscrews the barrel locks attached to a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Sgt. Patricia Lee, 23d Maintenance Squadron munitions technician, unscrews the barrel locks attached to a Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during a bomb building course, May 10, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To ensure readiness to complete their mission efficiently, Airmen practiced constructing a JDAM while wearing Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear to further simulate what their mission could entail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --