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Making the flightline a 'no-fly' zone

Master Sgt. Andrew Van Houten, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing NCO in charge of flight safety, examines a bird carcass on the flightline on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013. Birds such as this one pose a hazard to flying operations, necessitating habitat management and sometimes lethal force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney)



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This work, Making the flightline a 'no-fly' zone [Image 5 of 6], by SSgt David Dobrydney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.18.2013

Date Posted:05.23.2013 02:16

Photo ID:938999

VIRIN:130418-F-ZX232-042

Resolution:1848x2784

Size:930.66 KB

Location:BAGRAM, AFGlobe

Hometown:MOUNT VERNON, OH, US

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