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Pittsburgh units in focus: aircrew flight equipment

Staff Sgt. Brenda Murray and Tech. Sgt. Kayla Hutton, aircrew flight equipment technicians with the 911th Airlift Wing aircrew flight equipment shop, check the stenciling on a 20 person life raft for a C-130 Hercules at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, March 5, 2016. The lettered stenciling on the raft indicates where equipment is stored or can be safely tied down. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marjorie A. Bowlden)

Staff Sgt. Brenda Murray and Tech. Sgt. Kayla Hutton, aircrew flight equipment technicians with the 911th Airlift Wing aircrew flight equipment shop, check the stenciling on a 20 person life raft for a C-130 Hercules at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, March 5, 2016. The lettered stenciling on the raft indicates where equipment is stored or can be safely tied down. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marjorie A. Bowlden)

Staff Sgt. Brenda Murray, aircrew flight equipment technician with the 911th Airlift Wing aircrew flight equipment shop, checks the air pressure of a 20 person life raft at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, March 5, 2016. Obtaining the correct air pressure is vitally important because if it’s slightly off, the raft could either burst or not function at all. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marjorie A. Bowlden)

Staff Sgt. Brenda Murray, aircrew flight equipment technician with the 911th Airlift Wing aircrew flight equipment shop, checks the air pressure of a 20 person life raft at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, March 5, 2016. Obtaining the correct air pressure is vitally important because if it’s slightly off, the raft could either burst or not function at all. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marjorie A. Bowlden)

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AIR RESERVE STATION, Pa. -- Staff Sgt. Brenda Murray and Tech. Sgt. Kayla Hutton, aircrew flight equipment technicians with the 911th Airlift Wing aircrew flight equipment shop, check a 20 person life raft for a C-130 Hercules at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, March 5, 2016. The stenciling and included equipment is checked regularly to ensure the safety of Airmen in an emergency.