Barrier maintenance Airmen replaces tape
Naoki Nakamura and Oshiro Hidatake, both 18th Civil Engineer Squadron Barrier Maintenance technicians, ensure the arresting tape retracts into the system properly during the replacement of the aircraft arresting tape on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Dec. 6, 2013. The aircraft arresting system safely slows tail hook equipped aircraft in case of an in-flight emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darnell T. Cannady)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Darnell T. Cannady |  VIRIN: 131206-F-LI951-109.JPG