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Airmen Compete in FARP Team Tryouts

A photo of an airman smiling, holding a hose squeegee.

Staff Sgt. William Smith, 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels service center supervisor, awaits the next step during the Forward Area Refueling Point team tryouts Oct. 15, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 23d LRS Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants flight must meet unique physical and mental demands of rapidly refueling military aircraft. The hands-on portion of their tryouts consisted of dragging a 300-foot hose, pulling a specialized squeegee down the entire length of the hose and rolling up the hose to carry it back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of airmen unraveling a fuel hose into a basket.

Airmen assigned to the 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron prepare fuel hoses for the Forward Area Refueling Point team tryouts Oct. 15, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 23d LRS Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants flight must meet unique physical and mental demands of rapidly refueling military aircraft. The hands-on portion of their tryouts consisted of dragging a 300-foot hose, pulling a specialized squeegee down the entire length of the hose and rolling up the hose to carry it back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of two airmen attaching a squeegee to a fuel hose.

Chief Master Sgt. Jimmy Wilfong, left, 23d Wing command chief, and Technical Sgt. Matthew Forehand, 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron Forward Area Refueling Point team chief, attach a squeegee to a fuel hose during the FARP team tryouts Oct. 15, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 23d LRS Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants flight must meet unique physical and mental demands of rapidly refueling military aircraft. The hands-on portion of their tryouts consisted of dragging a 300-foot hose, pulling a specialized squeegee down the entire length of the hose and rolling up the hose to carry it back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of an airman rolling up a fuel hose.

Col. Dan Walls, 23d Wing commander, rolls a fuel hose during the Forward Area Refueling Point team tryouts Oct. 15, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 23d Logistics Readiness Sqaudron Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants flight must meet unique physical and mental demands of rapidly refueling military aircraft. The hands-on portion of their tryouts consisted of dragging a 300-foot hose, pulling a specialized squeegee down the entire length of the hose and rolling up the hose to carry it back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of two airmen pulling fuel hoses.

Senior Airman Zackary Short, left, 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels service center controller and Senior Airman John Miller, 23d LRS fuels distribution operator, drag fuel hoses during the Forward Area Refueling Point team tryouts, Oct. 15, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 23d LRS Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants flight must meet unique physical and mental demands of rapidly refueling military aircraft. The hands-on portion of their tryouts consisted of dragging a 300-foot hose, pulling a specialized squeegee down the entire length of the hose and rolling up the hose to carry it back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

A photo of two airmen rolling up a fuel hose.

Senior Airman Tyler Sparks, left, 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, and Staff Sgt. William Smith, 23d LRS fuels service center supervisor, roll up a fuel hose during the Forward Area Refueling Point team tryouts Oct. 15, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen with the 23d LRS Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants flight must meet unique physical and mental demands of rapidly refueling military aircraft. The hands-on portion of their tryouts consisted of dragging a 300-foot hose, pulling a specialized squeegee down the entire length of the hose and rolling up the hose to carry it back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Rachel Perkinson)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --