340th WPS students learn to build bombs

Capts. Samuel Shrewsberry and Michael McBrien, 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor course students, inspect training munitions during a training bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. The Airmen from the 340th WPS trained with the 2nd Munitions Squadron to better learn and understand what it takes to build munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Capts. Samuel Shrewsberry and Michael McBrien, 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor course students, inspect training munitions during a training bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. The Airmen from the 340th WPS trained with the 2nd Munitions Squadron to better learn and understand what it takes to build munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

A student from the 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor training course inserts the fuse into an inert GBU-31 munition at Barksdale Air Force Base, April 13, 2021. The students learned how to safely assemble and maintain munitions used on the B-52H Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman William Pugh)

A student from the 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor training course inserts the fuse into an inert GBU-31 munition at Barksdale Air Force Base, April 13, 2021. The students learned how to safely assemble and maintain munitions used on the B-52H Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman William Pugh)

Airmen from the 340th Weapons Squadron receives instruction from Senior Airman Chad McCannon, bottom left, 548th Combat Training Squadron munitions liasion, during a training bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. Airmen from the 340th WPS integrated with the 2nd Munitions Squadron to teach the students the components and procedures that go into assembling a bomb. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Airmen from the 340th Weapons Squadron receives instruction from Senior Airman Chad McCannon, bottom left, 548th Combat Training Squadron munitions liasion, during a training bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. Airmen from the 340th WPS integrated with the 2nd Munitions Squadron to teach the students the components and procedures that go into assembling a bomb. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Students from the 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor training course assemble an inert GBU-31 munition at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. The class constructed practice munitions to demonstrate proper safety and knowledge of the process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman William Pugh)

Students from the 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor training course assemble an inert GBU-31 munition at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. The class constructed practice munitions to demonstrate proper safety and knowledge of the process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman William Pugh)

A student from the 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor training course inserts the fuse into an inert GBU-31 munition at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. Students demonstrated their knowledge of the assembly process using practice munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman William Pugh)

A student from the 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor training course inserts the fuse into an inert GBU-31 munition at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. Students demonstrated their knowledge of the assembly process using practice munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman William Pugh)

Capts. Michael McBrien and Joseph Okai, 340th Weapons Squadron weapon instructors course students, assemble a training munition during a training bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, Lousiana, April 13, 2021. Airmen from the 340th WPS integrated with the 2nd Munitions Squadron to teach the students the components and procedures that go into assembling a bomb. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Capts. Michael McBrien and Joseph Okai, 340th Weapons Squadron weapon instructors course students, assemble a training munition during a training bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, Lousiana, April 13, 2021. Airmen from the 340th WPS integrated with the 2nd Munitions Squadron to teach the students the components and procedures that go into assembling a bomb. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- Capts. Samuel Shrewsberry and Michael McBrien, 340th Weapons Squadron weapons instructor course students, inspect training munitions during a training bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 13, 2021. The Airmen from the 340th WPS trained with the 2nd Munitions Squadron to better learn and understand what it takes to build munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Wrightsman)