We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 25, 2011

Thu Aug. 25, 2011 4:57 AM EDT

It's Raining Flares
A C-130 Hercules from the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station launches flares over Lake Ontario during a training exercise Aug. 10, 2011, in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Flares can be launched from an aircraft as a defensive measure against hostile forces. US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph McKee.