Strapped in and ready for takeoff

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Sergio Avalos, left, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist assigned to the 509th Operations Support Squadron, parachute trains Tech. Sgt. Crystal Richardson, a member of the 131st Maintenance Squadron Commander Support Staff, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Oct. 24, 2017. Aircrew members go through training to ensure they are prepared to use the aircrew flight equipment which could save their lives in the event of an ejection.

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Taylor Phifer
VIRIN: 171024-F-PN714-0028.JPG
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