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Airmen battle ice, snow to ensure readiness
Senior Airman Dakota Crites, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron integrated flight control systems specialist, sprays the tail of a C-17 Globemaster III with deicing liquid at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Jan. 16, 2019. When needed, an aircraft must be deiced four hours before take-off when the weather reaches freezing temperatures in order to be safe to fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)