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Senior Airman Briant Bell, 22nd Operation Support Squadron air traffic controller, works the air traffic control tower Jan. 18. Air traffic controllers here monitor aircraft in order to prevent accidents. They direct the movement of aircraft into and out of McConnell’s airfield. They track aircraft by radar and relay information to aircrews via radio. They relay flight and landing instructions, weather reports and safety information to pilots.

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