McConnell Reservists, Regulars ready for Rodeo

Senior Airman Gilberto Rodriguez-Martinez (on left) works in his socks and Master Sgt. Al Ryder steps on plastic to protect a new coat of paint to the floor of a KC-135 Stratotanker scheduled for competitions at Air Mobility Rodeo 2009. Both maintainers are assigned to a "blended" team of Reserve and Regular (active-duty) Airmen preparing to represent McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., as a total force at the biennial readiness competition. Sergeant Ryder is a Reservist assigned to the 931st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Airman Rodriguez-Martinez is an active-duty Airman assigned to the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Schaap)

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