Airmen battle ice, snow to ensure readiness
In order to make the aircraft safe to fly, Tech. Sgt. Salomon Gutierrez, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of Silver Flight, sprays deicing liquid onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Jan. 16, 2019. The deicing liquid prevents ice and snow from interfering with flight control surfaces such as the tail and wings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)