Air Mobility Rodeo Wraps Up

Photo by TSgt. Chad Chisholm

The 314th Airlift Wing, the C-130 unit at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, claimed top prize at Air Mobility Rodeo 2011, the worldwide airlift competition held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, on 25-29 July 2011. The Knucklebuster Award, which recognizes the maintenance team with the highest standards of professionalism, dedication, and mutual respect for competitors, went to the 439th Airlift Wing, the C-5 unit at Westover ARB, Massachusetts. The team from Dover AFB, Delaware, claimed eight awards including Best C-5 Wing and Best Airland Wing. The Little Rock C-130 team (shown here) took top honors in six categories, including Best Overall Wing, Best Airdrop Wing, and Best C-130 Wing. The C-130 team from Belgium won the Best International Team award.