Flares and munitions – 62nd MXS Ammo
A 62nd Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance Airman stamps newly built C-17 Globemaster III flares at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., March 14, 2017. These aircraft-dispensed flares are used as infrared countermeasures designed to defeat heat seeking surface-to-air missiles. (Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley |  VIRIN: 170314-F-PD986-025.JPG