Military Photo: Cockpit Sunset

Posted: 05/01/2009

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Mark Carter views the sunset from a WC-130 cockpit after nine hours of flying into a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico. Carter is assigned to the Hurricane Hunters of the Air Force Reserve Command's 403rd Wing based on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. During a hurricane, the Hurricane Hunters fly 24 hours a day, collecting data inside the heart of the storm. U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Chad Gibson

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