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FARP Tryouts 2019

Airman Basic Sarah De La Rosa, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels technician, drags a fuel hose as her team encourages her during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose dragging is meant to simulate dragging a hose to an awaiting aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman Basic Sarah De La Rosa, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels technician, drags a fuel hose as her team encourages her during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose dragging is meant to simulate dragging a hose to an awaiting aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Senior Airman Demar Johnson, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels service journeyman, drags a 300 foot fuel hose during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The FARP team is composed of nine members and are currently aiming to grow to a unit of 12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Senior Airman Demar Johnson, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels service journeyman, drags a 300 foot fuel hose during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The FARP team is composed of nine members and are currently aiming to grow to a unit of 12. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Caleb McDonald, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operator, lifts a fuel hose at the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. During the tryouts, members do a physical test first and then are interviewed by the current FARP team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Caleb McDonald, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operator, lifts a fuel hose at the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. During the tryouts, members do a physical test first and then are interviewed by the current FARP team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Caleb McDonald, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operator, rolls up a fuel hose as teammates watch during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose is only folded after members squeegee out all remaining fuel so it can be carried to a sled. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Caleb McDonald, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operator, rolls up a fuel hose as teammates watch during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose is only folded after members squeegee out all remaining fuel so it can be carried to a sled. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Caleb McDonald, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operator, unwinds a grounding cable from a fuel hose at the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The tryout has nine different tasks that have to be completed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Caleb McDonald, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operator, unwinds a grounding cable from a fuel hose at the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The tryout has nine different tasks that have to be completed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Fabrizius, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution technician, rests after his attempt of the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. FARP tryouts are held when the team requires a new member but allow other career fields to attempt the challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Fabrizius, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution technician, rests after his attempt of the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. FARP tryouts are held when the team requires a new member but allow other career fields to attempt the challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Fabrizius, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution technician, carries a fuel hose while members of the 27 SOLRS watch and cheer him on during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose carry is the final part of the tryout, where members have to carry a 100 pound hose as fast as they can. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Fabrizius, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution technician, carries a fuel hose while members of the 27 SOLRS watch and cheer him on during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose carry is the final part of the tryout, where members have to carry a 100 pound hose as fast as they can. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Fabrizius, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution technician, drags a roller across a fuel tube to empty it during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. During the tryouts, members do a physical test first and then are interviewed by the current FARP team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

Airman 1st Class Kyle Fabrizius, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution technician, drags a roller across a fuel tube to empty it during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. During the tryouts, members do a physical test first and then are interviewed by the current FARP team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Airman Basic Sarah De La Rosa, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels technician, drags a fuel hose as her team encourages her during the Forward Air Refueling Point tryouts at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., October 9, 2019. The hose dragging is meant to simulate dragging a hose to an awaiting aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Vernon R. Walter III)