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2nd AMXS loads naval mines in support of training mission

Senior Airman William Oskay, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepares to transfer a MK-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The MK-62 mine is a shallow water aircraft laid mine used primarily against surface and subsurface water craft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Senior Airman William Oskay, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepares to transfer a MK-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The MK-62 mine is a shallow water aircraft laid mine used primarily against surface and subsurface water craft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A weapons load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transfer a Mk-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The 2nd AMXS is proficiently trained in the loading of naval mines, as well as conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A weapons load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transfer a Mk-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The 2nd AMXS is proficiently trained in the loading of naval mines, as well as conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

MK-62 Quickstrike naval mines sit in front of a B-52H Stratofortress at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The B-52 has the ability to carry and employ naval mines, as well as conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

MK-62 Quickstrike naval mines sit in front of a B-52H Stratofortress at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The B-52 has the ability to carry and employ naval mines, as well as conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A weapons load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transfer an Mk-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The 2nd AMXS weapons load crews have the ability to load naval mines, as well conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A weapons load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transfer an Mk-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The 2nd AMXS weapons load crews have the ability to load naval mines, as well conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A weapons load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load a Mk-62 Quickstrike naval mine onto a B-52H Stratofortress in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The B-52 has the ability to carry and employ naval mines, as well as conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A weapons load crew team from the 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load a Mk-62 Quickstrike naval mine onto a B-52H Stratofortress in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The B-52 has the ability to carry and employ naval mines, as well as conventional and nuclear weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Senior Airman William Oskay, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, prepares to transfer a MK-62 Quickstrike naval mine in support of a training exercise at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2021. The MK-62 mine is a shallow water aircraft laid mine used primarily against surface and subsurface water craft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

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