A 93rd Bomb Squadron B-52 bomb load crew uses an MJ-1B Munitions Loader to position a 750-pound unguided, general purpose M117 bomb into the bomb bay of a B-52 Stratofortress for a bombing mission over the Shoalwater Bay Training Area. Both the load crew and the B-52 crew from Barksdale Air Force Base Louisiana are here to participate in Exercise TANDEM THRUST 2001. TANDEM THRUST 2001 a combined US, Australian, and Canadian military exercise for crisis action planning and execution of contingency response operations. The biannual exercise is held in the vicinity of Shoalwater Bay training area in Queensland, Australia