Feathered Foes

Taking aim at a group of gulls at Balad AB, Iraq,Tech Sgt. David Young of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing safety office says killing some of the birds becomes necessary to protect pilots and aircraft. Collisions between flying birds and aircraft can severely damage aircraft and endanger the lives of pilots (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Julianne Showalter)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Julianne Showalter
VIRIN: 080501-F-0000T-028.JPG
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