Packing parachutes, saving lives
Airmen from the 5th Operations Support Squadron parachute shop work different stages of packing a back-automatic parachute at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Feb. 22, 2018. The aircrew flight equipment flight is responsible for maintaining and inspecting all life-saving equipment on the B-52H Stratofortress prior to each mission, and are on-duty for each take-off and landing to correct any potential aircrew-related equipment issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)