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75th AMU equips combat-ready A-10's

A photo of an Airman holding conveyor elements for the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon.

Senior Airman Nathaniel Fuentes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, holds conveyor elements for the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10C Thunderbolt II’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack- Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carly Kavish)

A photo of an Airman counting conveyer elements before they are loaded into the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon on an A-10C Thunderbolt II

Senior Airman Nathaniel Fuentes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, counts conveyor elements before they are loaded into the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carly Kavish)

A photo of an Airman counting conveyor elements before they are loaded into the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon on an A-10C Thunderbolt II.

Senior Airman Nathaniel Fuentes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, counts conveyor elements before they are loaded into the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carly Kavish)

A photo of Airmen preparing to install GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon elements on an A-10C Thunderbolt II.

Airman Colin Antunez, right, and Senior Airman Donavyn Bailey, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew members, prepare to install GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon elements on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carly Kavish)

A photo of Airmen installing the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon’s timing gears on an A-10C Thunderbolt.

Staff Sgt. Daniel Bray, left, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew team chief, and Senior Airman Donavyn Bailey, 75th AMU weapons load crew member, install the GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon’s timing gears on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carly Kavish)

A photo of Airmen  installing the GAU-8 Avenger’s timing gears on an A-10C Thunderbolt II.

Airmen assigned to the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit install the GAU-8 Avenger’s timing gears on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack- Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carly Kavish)

A photo of Airmen installing a GAU-8 Avenger conveyor element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II.

Airman Colin Antunez, left, and Senior Airman Nathaniel Fuentes, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew members, install a GAU-8 Avenger conveyor element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of an Airman selecting a tool from a toolbox.

Airman Colin Antunez, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, selects a tool from a toolbox Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon is the A-10C Thunderbolt II’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of Airmen installing a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon ammunition element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II.

Airmen with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit install a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon ammunition element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of Airmen  install a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon ammunition element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II.
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Airmen with the 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, install a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon ammunition element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of an Airman installing a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon ammunition element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II.
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Staff Sgt. Daniel Bray, 75th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew team chief, installs a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon ammunition element on an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 1, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The GAU-8 is the A-10’s primary weapon system and requires a full inspection after firing 25,000 rounds. The 75th AMU equips combat-ready aircraft in support of the 23d Wing’s Attack-Rescue-Prevail mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

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