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A U.S. Air Force AC-130H Spectre gunship jettisons flares as an infrared countermeasure during training off the Gulf Coast of Florida on Aug. 24, 2007. The primary missions of this Spectre from the 16th Special Operations Squadron of Hurlburt Field, Fla., are close air support, air interdiction and armed reconnaissance. DoD photo by Senior Airman Julianne Showalter, U.S. Air Force. (Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Julianne Showalter
VIRIN: 070824-F-5957S-367.JPG
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