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(From right) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgts. Matthew Hardwig and Justin Yochum, 5th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron aerospace repair and reclamation craftsman and journeyman, prepare to load a drag chute into a B-52H Stratofortress at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 13, 2016, following a Saber Strike 16 mission. The drag chute is deployed to assist in slowing the aircraft during the landing roll. The chute’s system consists of mechanisms which are used to close the drag chute door and to deploy and jettison the drag chute. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Sahara. L. Fales)

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