Working with flare

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  • By Joshua J. Seybert
  • 911th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

911th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron communication and navigation systems technicians, tighten the flare panel after working on flares on a C-17 Globemaster III at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, Oct. 8, 2021. Flares are used by C-17 aircrew as a decoy to defend against infrared guided missiles.