Late afternoon pyrotechnics!
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Airman 1st Class Hannah Schmitz, 509th Operations Support Squadron airfield management coordinator, shoots pyrotechnics to disperse a bird threat on the flightline, Jan. 9. Along with ensuring the general safety of those who work on the flightline, airfield management specialists participate in the base’s Bird Air Strike Hazard program to keep birds from posing a threat to flying aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson) (Released)