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Reserve teams win 15 awards at Air Mobility Rodeo 2009

MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- Air Force Reserve units and blended units (reserve-regular Air Force) teams combined to win 15 events at Air Mobility Rodeo 2009,  the U.S. Air Force's premier mobility competition. . 

The 446th Airlift Wing and 916th Air Refueling Wing won two of the main awards at the week-long, international competition. The 446th AW won Best Security Forces Team; the 916th ARW won Best KC-135 Team. 

Sub-category winners were: 

Best Fit-to-Fight Team: 446th AW, McChord AFB, Wash.

Best Combat Endurance Course Team: Team McGuire, McGuire AFB, N.J. (305th AMW, 514th AMW)

Best C-17 AR Crew: Team Charleston, Charleston AFB, S.C. (437th AW, 315th AW)

Best C-17 Short Field Landing Crew: Team Charleston, Charleston AFB, S.C. (437th AW, 315th AW)

Best Backing/Combat Offload Crew: Team McGuire, McGuire AFB, N.J. (305th AMW, 514th AMW)

Best KC-10 Cargo Loading Crew: Team McGuire, McGuire AFB, N.J. (305th AMW, 514th AMW)

Best KC-135 Cargo Loading Crew: 916th ARW, Seymour-Johnson AFB, N.C.

Best KC-135 Aircrew (Gen Bruce K. Holloway Trophy): 916th ARW, Seymour-Johnson AFB, N.C.

Best C-17 Pre-flight Team: Team Charleston, Charleston AFB, S.C. (437th AW 315th AW) 

Best KC-10 Pre-flight Team: Team McGuire, McGuire AFB, N.J. (305th AMW, 514th AMW)

Best KC-135 Post-flight Team: 916th ARW, Seymour-Johnson AFB, N.C.

BEST C-17 Maintenance Team: 446th AW, McChord AFB, Wash.

Best KC-10 Maintenance Team: Team McGuire, McGuire AFB, N.J. (305th AMW, 514th AMW)

For a complete list of winners, visit the Air Mobility Rodeo website at http://www.amc.af.mil