BASH program decreases bird strikes, makes air space safer for pilots
Vivian Prothro, U.S. Department of Agriculture staff wildlife biologist, prepares to fire a 15 mm. Bird Banger near the east flight line July 13, 2016 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard 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-XF990-083.JPG