31st RQS AFE Airmen preserve pararescuemen lives

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew Michels, 31st Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment assistant NCO in charge, and Senior Airman Erik Merrill, 31st RQS aircrew flight equipment journeyman, pack a parachute canopy into a deployment bag June 20, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Each parachute must go through a specialized packing procedure, followed by an extensive series of safety checks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Peter Reft
VIRIN: 160620-F-YW474-064.JPG
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