STAFF Sergeant Marcus Cottengim, USAF, 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, Weapons Load crew team leader installs a lanyard on an inert 1,000lb CBU-89 Gator Mine training munition just prior to final loading onto the wing of an F-16 Fighting Falcon. Weapons load teams are responsible for proficiency on 9 primary munitions and are evaluated monthly on 3 of the 9 primary loads. Load standardization crews assigned to the 31st Operations Group evaluate the proficiency, safety and speed of each load team