News>Aerial Porters prep Airmen for upcoming inspection
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Tech. Sgt. Dexter Davis (center), 514 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, asks a question to Senior Airman Arnold Callwood, 88th Aerial Port Squadron, during Callwood’s briefing on building cargo pallets in preparation for the 514th Air Mobility Wing’s operational readiness inspection. The wing will participate in readiness exercises in April and October to get ready for the inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shawn J. Jones)
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Staff Sgt. Kristine Thomas, 88th Aerial Port Squadron, tightens the straps on a cargo net at the aerial port warehouse here March 11, 2012. In preparation for the 514th Air Mobility Wing’s operational readiness inspection, Thomas and other aerial porters taught a pallet buildup class for other Airmen of the Freedom Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shawn J. Jones)
by Shawn J. Jones
514th Air Mobility Wing public affairs
3/13/2012 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Airmen from the 88th Aerial Port Squadron provided a briefing and a hands-on demonstration of the proper method to build pallets of cargo in a class in the warehouse here March. 11, 2012.
The class will help Airmen from the 514th Air Mobility Wing's other units to pack some of their own cargo for the upcoming operationa readiness exercises and inspection. it covered pallet serviceability and limitations, tie-down equipment, cargo placement, placarding and documentation.
Readiness exercises are scheduled for April 21-29 and October 1-8, and the inspection is scheduled for March 2013.