An AC-130H gunship from the 16th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, jettisons flares as an infrared countermeasure during multi-gunship formation egress training on August 24, 2007. Department of Defense photo. ROVING SANDS By James Clark on March 25, 2016 T&P on Facebook Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose.