Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Joseph Rotar, a C-17 Globemaster III aircrew flight equipment technician with 176th Operations Support Squadron, works on a BA-22 Bailout Kit parachute Jan. 15, 2020, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. AFE technicians rely on technical orders and the experience of others to carefully work on dozens of pieces of equipment. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Bedard/Released)