Hawaii Reservists compete in AFRC Port Dawg Challenge
Reserve Citizen Airmen Master Sgt. Alfred Van Gieson, left, of Nanakuli, Hawaii, and Tech. Sgt. Marlon Gibo, of Honolulu, Hawaii, secure equipment onto a pallet during the Port Dawg Challenge at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., April 25, 2017. Van Gieson and Gibo, transportation specialists with the 48th Aerial Port Squadron, competed in the 4th biennial Air Force Reserve Command's Port Dawg Challenge, which was designed to test and maintain the camaraderie of aerial port Airmen while promoting professionalism, leadership, training and communication between "Port Dawgs." The 48th APS, located on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is a component of the Air Force Reserve, providing expertise in all areas of air terminal operations to include aircraft loading, cargo processing and inspecting, passenger services, aircraft fleet services and aerial port command and control. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Theanne K. Herrmann)