BASH program decreases bird strikes, makes air space safer for pilots
Maj. Will Rose, 12th Flying Training Wing Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard Program manager and T-6A Texan II flight safety officer, fires a paintball gun into a tree full of birds to scare them away July 13, 2016 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. BASH Program team members use bangers, screamers and cracker shells, which are various types of pyrotechnics, to scare birds and wildlife away from where aircraft are taking off and landing.

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Lauren Ely |  VIRIN: 160713-F-XF990-027.JPG